Suspension Q's:

Emre Washburn yumyjager at
Mon Sep 20 11:33:09 EDT 2004

Springs determine ride height, shocks soak up the bumps. Bilstein HD's
have been known the temporarily increase the ride height, but will
settle over a few days to the height determined by the springs.

92 //S4
90 Cq
40 valves to many!

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 11:09:02 EDT, suffolkd at <suffolkd at> wrote:
> Subject vehicle 200 20V 3B w/ 150K 17" wheels.
> Knowing Bernie's answer, I'd like to gather suggestions for increasing the DE
> track handling of my daily driver. (Yes, dedicated track car would be ideal)
> Bilstein's increase ride height correct?
> If I decide to use H&R to lower 1.5", boge turbo gas sufficient?
> Are there SOME bushings that would benefit from derlin/urethane?  I "know"
> certain OEM rubber ones are best due to the travel motion of some suspension
> points.
> Current plan is bushings, upper strut bearings, "springs" and "shocks".
> TIA -Scott by BOSTON
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