[V8] suspension?

Seamus O'Carey cheshirecatsbox at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 23:21:10 PDT 2009

I was under the impression that they came out about even considering the I5,
though smaller, has a cast-iron block, while the V8 is aluminum and weighs
much less.  I don't suppose anyone has actual weights for comparison.  I
suppose I'll go do some more research. :P


On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 10:24 PM, Ingo Rautenberg <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Seamus,
> The back springs will work, but the V8 is substantially heavier in the
> front. I would think you'd best pass. You're better of getting the
> suspension setup from and UrS4/S6.
> Regards,
> ------Original Message------
> From: Seamus O'Carey
> Sender: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> To: V8List Fans
> Subject: [V8] suspension?
> Sent: Jun 20, 2009 1:13 AM
> I'm sure this is answered somewhere, but I can't find it.  Is there much of
> a difference between the 200 and V8 suspensions?
> I found someone with a cheap, fairly low-mileage Bilstein Sport/H&R setup
> off of their 200.  It seems like the V8 and 200 have pretty similar sizes
> and weights, so I was thinking I might grab the 200's suspension if it'll
> work.  I figure it's better than nothing until I get the cash together for
> the 2B setup that I want.
> Seamus
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