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Re: 4kq vs. 90q spring rates tested (for the archives)
Rod does still offer that deal to some people at least. He knows
me so said they were like $15 or so. But he is out of stock.
Anyhow, thanks for the info. I'll put blues in front and back.
1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
*****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
On Sat, 24 Jul 1999, Wolff wrote:
> The blue strut bearings make the car 1/2" lower than the black ones. The
> 4kq apparently came from the factory with blue ones in back. This in my
> opinion explains why so many 4kq's look like their butts are dragging.
> Look here for details:
> BTW, I was very happy to be able to get the blue ones from Rod at TPC
> for similar money as the black ones would have cost. Not sure if he
> still has that deal going.
> Todd Phenneger wrote:
> > HUH???
> > I used the same type I had been using. But are you saying the
> > Blue ones will make it sit higher than the normal cheap ones?
> > Thats funny, they measure the same thickness. Anyhow, it now sits
> > over an inch higher. about 1.5" higher but it was sagging a bit. SO
> > maybe an inch higher than with stock but new/good condition 4kq springs.
> > L8R
> > Todd Phenneger
> > 1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
> > 1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
> > 1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> > 1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> > 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
> > *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
> > On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, Wolff wrote:
> > > Watch out which strut bearings you use. It makes a difference in ride
> > > height.
> > > Wolff
> > >