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Re: suspension problems / Jamex Bump Stops
- Subject: Re: suspension problems / Jamex Bump Stops
- From: Jason <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 03 Sep 1998 16:06:44 -0400
At 11:27 AM 9/3/98 -0700, Ewan Hopkins wrote:
>I am having problems getting an acceptable suspension set-up with
>current install: H&R 55mm drop springs with Boge Pro-gas shocks on an
I know we discussed this before, because I have a similar setup- but I
just noticed one thing. You said you have the Boge ProGas; I thought you
had the TurboGas.
I get a little bit of bounce on my TurboGas, which are now about 3 months
old... They were just splendid fot about the first month- and they've
gotten progressively softer, which pisses me off. I also have the H&R
springs on my car (an 87 16v)
If you have the ProGas, be warned that I was told you should not use those
shocks with lowering springs, as there's some conflict with the valving.
If you you're running TurboGas, it sounds like they're totally blown, try
to see if you can warantee them, or better yet, get your money back and put
it towards a set of Konis... which is what I'm gonna buy (when I hit the
>Tried with standard bump-stops - bounces like it's on a trampoline.
>Take the bump-stops out and there is too much travel and it bottoms out
>hard. The whole equation is complicated by the fact that the car has a
>'92 2.0 audi unit replacing the standard 1.8: with the block being a bit
>bigger, there's bound to be more weight over the front wheels.
>Has anyone tried this spring/shock (or similar) combination?
>Any opinions on the Jamex uprated bump-stops?
>Budget is limited so Bilsteins are not the answer!
>'85 Storm 2.0
>'86 GT 1.8
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