Am I getting soft in my old age?

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Philip Chidlow
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Am I getting soft in my old age?

Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon May 08, 2006 6:56 pm

So to speak :roll:

My GTi seems to be riding a bit hard. I had the spheres checked recently and they're OK. a recent rinse and renewel of LHM hasn't softened it at all (not that I expected it to). However, I know GTi spheres are a bit firmer than others so wondered what spheres I should consider putting on to soften the ride over coarse town roads and lumpy bits of B-road. somebody said turbo diesel spec spheres were softer. But I don't know how to specify such things to make sure my suspension chap (who is incredibly reluctant to spend my money, bless 'im) gets my drift.

Or am I looking in the wrong place for the problem?
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Post by Way2go » Mon May 08, 2006 7:10 pm

:idea: Are your height corrector linkages free to operate OK or are they inhibited by rust?
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon May 08, 2006 8:00 pm

They wer last time we checked... in about 2004. I'll have a look...
• COMING SOON... 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• COMING SOON... 1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 16v auto Exclusive
• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
and some Ford tat lol