[urq] RE : Upper strut mounts (blue or green) for urQ, 4kq, 90q

Jim Green jim.green at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 14:34:45 EDT 2006

On 4/27/06, Louis-Alain Richard <laraa at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > Meyle makes a strut mount they claim is 30% stiffer than the stock
> unit.
> > I purchased these and Meyle does use a stiffer rubber and they
> increase
> > the rubber wall thickness.  They are the same height as stock.  The
> metal
> > part is painted green, but it is a different green vs. stock Boge and
> > other after market mounts.
> > The Meyle part number is 100 412 0004/HD. I bought mine from Scott at
> sjmautotechnik.com. The part number on the bag was 8A0 412 323 DMY. Cost
> was in the high $25-30US each.
> > Jan Pinkowish
> > '85 4ksq
> Now, that's interesting. I will try them for sure as replacing them is a
> big job, a job where I almost lost a fingerprint in 2002 when the spring
> compressor bit me... Scary enough to no want to do this each year. :-)
I'd highly suggest you guys try these.  I've been running them and they are
I'm not sure on the availability right now, but email him using the link
from AW.  Aslo spend some time searching for strut mount testing and inserts
in the 80/90 forum.  The Sachs/Boge OEM parts are clearly better than
anything out there.
Jim Green
'89 90 GT35R quattro
'89 80q

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