<HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=2>In a message dated 7/30/01 12:53:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
<BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=CITE style="BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">IMO, your problem was internal to the Bilstein insert, not external. Likely
<BR>a disintegrated rebound bump stop plugged the valving causing the insert to
<BR>Thanks, Bernie! That would make more sense given our pothole-ridden Michigan
<BR>roads. In any case, I bought the car with the inserts already installed, so
<BR>wouldn't feel right in trying to claim them under warranty.
<BR>'91 200q20v with a few mods...