[Vwdiesel] Rear shocks 91 ECO Jetta
jhsg at sasktel.net
Wed Apr 2 23:20:17 PDT 2008
A cheap trick would be to add a spring rubber (a full coil) or more to
reduce the amount of free coils- which will increase the spring rate,
and support more weight while providing a higher ride height.
Will Taygan wrote:
> oops, I sent this just to mikitka the first time, I'll try again:
> Oh, my 91 ECO backend is TERRIBLE! Especially with 20 gallons of veg in
> the trunk. Anyone try/suggest stiffer springs? Anything else to change
> out back there? Would new shocks make a world of difference?
> My buddy's 92 ECO is just as bad, aargh!
> On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 21:12 -0400, mikitka wrote:
>> Is it really worth the extra cost to get the bilstein shocks or would just
>> regular Gabriel's work? Also I have not done it and can't remember but is
>> it a major task to change the rear shocks out like it is to change out the
>> front struts? I think mine are shot and the back sags pretty good now that I
>> got new front struts.
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