which struts?

James Hanson jhanson at westmont.edu
Tue Dec 17 09:48:55 EST 2002

If you're located anywhere around Seattle, you're welcome to drive my
car. I've got Boge + H&R, and the Boge's are up to the task.  Every once
in a while (read: rarely), I get a faint hint that they may be a tiny
bit underdampened.  But it has never been obvious.


Joshua Van Tol wrote:
> I have to disagree, at least on my 5kcstq, the boges didn't have nearly
> enough damping for the H&R springs, and I had to switch to Koni strut
> inserts. On a 4k, it may be different, but on the 5k that combo is
> extremely under-damped.
> On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 09:57  PM, Mholme3 at aol.com wrote:
>> --
>> [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
>> If you like sporty-driveability, boge turbo gas' are nice.  They work
>> great
>> with H&R lowering springs (since you have the struts out anyway, what's
>> another couple hundred bucks?).  Not too harsh, not too mushy.
>> Billstiens
>> are much too stiff for my taste as a daily driven car.  But I'm sure
>> you will
>> see that others swear by them.  If you have the luxury of driving a
>> 4kq with
>> both setups, I would do that and see which one meets your needs.
>> Marques
>> 87 4kq

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