[200q20v] RE: Bad rear shock?

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Tue Nov 6 08:51:05 EST 2001

What 5K or 200 does not have a coil-over set up in the back?


> From: Brian Link <brianl at starsys.com>
> Organization: Starsys Research
> Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 07:50:01 -0600
> To: "'Bernie Benz'" <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Subject: RE: [200q20v] RE: Bad rear shock?
> all I know when I put my Bilstiens in they came with a tag that said "do
> not install external bump stop, bump stop is internal"  maybe others will
> chime in and prove me wrong in any case, my car with bilstien/ eibach,
> don't make any clunks and I am sans bump stops. although I have a coil-over
> set up in the back.
> Brian Link
> -----Original Message-----
> From:    Bernie Benz [SMTP:b.m.benz at prodigy.net]
> Sent:    Monday, November 05, 2001 8:16 PM
> To:    Brian Link
> Cc:    200q20V mailing list
> Subject:    Re: [200q20v] RE: Bad rear shock?
> I don't know about Bilstiens specifically, but all of many brands of shocks
> that I have seen/overhauled have internal rebound stops, and no internal
> bump stops.
> Bernie
>> From: Brian Link <brianl at starsys.com>
>> Organization: Starsys Research
>> Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2001 09:11:13 -0600
>> To: "'200q20v at audifans.com'" <200q20v at audifans.com>
>> Cc: "'paul at clarity.net'" <paul at clarity.net>
>> Subject: [200q20v] RE: Bad rear shock?
>> I would try autozone (If you have them where you live),  I have replaced
>> Bilstiens through them sans receipt in the past no problems or questions
>> asked.
>> When you replace them, you might want to leave out your external bump
> stop,
>> Bilstiens are internal.  Correct me if I'm wrong anyone.
>> Brian Link
>> Boulder, CO
>> Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2001 12:47:27 -0500
>> From: "Paul R. Luevano" <paul at clarity.net>
>> To: 200TQ20V List <200q20v at audifans.com>, Patrick Burns
> <patrick at cape.com>
>> Subject: [200q20v] Bad rear shock?
>> OK, I think I know the answer to this already, but I thought I would run
> it
>> by
>> your guys first.
>> Over the last week or so, I have been getting a pretty loud "clunk" from
>> the
>> right rear of my 200 when I hit a good sized bump/pothole/speedbump.   I
>> know
>> that's not right, and since I'm getting ready to take the car on a nice
>> 4000
>> mile or so trip, I thought I would look into it.
>> So I pulled off the wheel and poked around, this is what I saw:
>> http://www.clarity.net/~paul/audi/temp/rear_shock/
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