Suspension Q

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Fri Nov 21 20:34:11 EST 2003

> From: "Mike Del Tergo" <mdeltergo at>
> I just upgraded the avant struts, Boge gas front, Bilstien HD rears.  Like
> the combo quite a bit, though I am experienceing a bit more body lift than
> on the dead stock units.
> Question, I now have an extra 1' clearance between RF fender and the top of
> wheel than between LF fender and top of wheel.  Springs are seated
> correctly, struts are secured on top identically, any idea what I missed?
> Car goes straight down the roads, hands off.  There could have been a
> preexisiting discrepancy but I never noticed before.
> ideas welcome.
First, take tire differences out of the equasion by comparing diffs between
wheel center and fender edge bead.  There are/were 3 different thicknesses
of rubber upper spring seats available to help correct for side to side
front ride height differences.


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