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Different front struts/shocks


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#1 hatchsub

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 03:00 PM

Hey i just finished up an auto to manual swap and was wondering if there are different shocks/struts for manual tranny cars verses autos? It seems to be sitting a bit higher in the front than it did before as there is something like a 50 pound weight difference between the trannys. Thanks for the help guys.

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 01:10 AM

The struts re all the same auto or manuel. the auto tranny is going to be hevyer than the standard simpley because there is more ************ inside.

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 05:35 AM

Most of the 2wd cars came with (EA82) a regular non adjustable strut.
However the gl cars like the 4wd hatches (EA81) had adjustable front struts. posture adjustment as they where called. As far as I know, these are the only struts that where seen. I think that the gl10 cars have the adjustables too. So look at the struts if there is flat plate under the coil spring with a 21 mm nuts on each side, u have adjustables. It will lift the car a few inches but the camber will be affected.

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