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Re: struts

>From: James Fawcett <jfawcett@mail.win.org>
>Subject: KYB vs BOGE vs KONI
>Hey all you out there.  I am now looking to do some work on my suspension,
>and I am not sure which direction to go.  I think I am sure that Koni Reds
>are the highest performance of the struts that I have considered, but I am
>not sure if they are worth it for me.  I have also looked at KYB and Boge
>Turbo Gas.  I just put some KYB struts in my sister's 5ks, and they seem to
>be a really nice strut.  How would these compare to the Boges?  Firmer,
>softer, whatever?  Also, I would prolly be lowering the can just a little
>soon.  Would this effect my choice of struts?  Thanks for the help everyone.

Okay, I wasn't going to ask...but since James did bring up the
subject...why doesn't anybody use Bilsteins on Audis? My 200T just hit 80K
and it's getting kinda soft...I'm planning on a fall suspension
makeover...nothing radical, since its hers rather than mine...why not the
Bilsteins? I've run them on other cars...and am getting a set of five (yes
five) installed on my Range on Tuesday.

Also, to celebrate hitting 80K (not figuratively, either), my wife cleaned
*both* the foglights off the front bumper. Shattered the hell out of both
lamps. She's smacked the right one a number of times, but this shot did
both in. For good. Anyone need a pair of empty plastic buckets roughly in
the shape of rectangles. They'd make great planters for apartment dwellers.
Just drill a 3/8" hole in the outside window sill and bolt these guys on. :(

Anyway, whatsup with Bilsteins?

Lee Levitt
wheelman @ shore.net
Director, Systems Marketing, News Internet Services -
Webmaster, NeedhamOnline - http://www.NeedhamOnline.com
and http://www.wheelman.com (some cool stuff for gearheads like me!)
1995 Range Rover County LWB, 55K, member Bay State Rovers
1990 Audi 200T, 80K
1987 Wicked Fat Chance, 1981 Condor