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Re: Bilstein Warranty Update
I can say that any gas shocks I have (Koni and Boge) have had a natural
to expand to full extension. They are even shipped with a strap that keeps them
compressed (to use a smaller box). Any hydraulic shocks will stay in the
you leave them in. So, the gas shocks tend to help push the car up as opposed
Peter Schulz wrote:
> Glen_Powell@ne.3com.com wrote:
> > Gary Wrote:
> > "I will never buy $60 Boge's again, have them sag in a year or 2"
> > Shocks don't sag, springs sag. The weight of the car is supposed to be
> > supported by the springs. (the purpose of the gas in 'gas shocks' is to
> > help reduce foaming of the hydraulic shock fluid under severe conditions,
> > not to support the weight of the car)
> Ok, I'll bite...
> 'splain the increase in ride height on my TQW with stock springs
> and hi pressure gas charged Bilsteins, ditto for RoTs 90qs, and My old
> 16vScirocco with
> Gas charged Konis, vs the stock struts.
> -Peter Schulz
> 1991 TQW
> 1990 CQ
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