Comfort spheres. Yet another question.

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Comfort spheres. Yet another question.

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Hi, my TZD is fine over most roads - if anything a little firmly sporting for a non-16v BX - but the benefits of having a hydropneumatic Citroen are less obvious on the atrocious roads around town - and even on roads such as the A12. I find myself wanting a softer more comfortable ride for day to day use.

Where do I get comfort spheres for the BX from? Or would spheres specified for a 16 petrol, maybe, be more suitable? Any helpful advice or experience to share, chaps?
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Kevan
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Ah, excellent. I've had a new Accumulator sphere recently: any reason to change that too?
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Phil I recommend them, I've got them on my xantia auto and the ride is sublime.
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These OK for estates? I never carry any weight in it. Do they just have larger holes in them?
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Kevan
1987 Citroen BX MK1 diesel estate.(Currently in dry storage)
1997 Mercedes C230 W202 - daily driver.
2010 BMW X1 SE 2.0D Auto - Her indoors daily driver.
2003 Land Rover Discovery Series 2 Facelift TD5 - Daily driver / hobby days and camping.
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I've just ordered a set. I'll let you know how it goes....
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• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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I need a set for the TZI so I await your experience.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR