Suspension options

Tom Mullane tmullane at
Fri Nov 15 11:48:32 EST 2002


Any difference in ride height?  Where did you get them?  Thanks.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Hauptmann" <hauptmanns at MAIL.LLR.STATE.SC.US>
To: "'Tom Mullane'" <tmullane at>; <200q20v at>
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 11:14 AM
Subject: RE: Suspension options

> Tom,
> I have recently installed the H&R springs and Bilstein Sports on our 200
> (w/std. 215/60-15 rubber) and I love it. It's the wife's daily driver and
> she does not think it's harsh at all. We find it to be much more solid
> feeling and nose dive is much improved, as is stability at speed. IMO the
> car is much more fun to drive.
> Steve Hauptmann
> South Carolina
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Mullane [mailto:tmullane at]
> Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 10:02 AM
> To: 200q20v at
> Subject: Suspension options
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> At the risk of opening a can of worms...
> I have a stock suspension in my 200 and an thinking of doing something to
> eliminate some of the body roll.  I recently upgraded the stock BBS wheels
> to some urS4 wheels and I enjoy the difference.  I like the stock ride,
> corners are really scary.  I would not be adverse to dropping the ride
> height a little (nice look) but I am predominately interested in more
> ride, but not too harsh on New England roads.  Asking too much?
> Suggestions?
> I am sure this has been hashed and re-hashed, but after searching the
> archives, it appears that many of the available options may have changed
> the cars get older.
> BTW, I have not done anything to upgrade my brakes yet.  I expect to do
> after I get rid of the nose drive that the car does when I brake now.
> Thanks.
> Tom Mullane
> 91 200Q
> 99 A6Q
> 93 90
> etc.
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