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03-09-2011 10:16 AM
cking1975 I just ordered some Eibach Pro Kit springs for my Koni's...I have always had luck with these spring...so many idiots I talk with would not sell me the springs for my wagon...I tried to explain there is no difference...but they do not listen. The only difference was Saab used stiffer springs on the back of the wagon because they were afraid people would over load the OEM springs putting stuff in the cargo area...So I finally just told them I have a non estate car...GRRRR
02-08-2011 03:30 AM
g96nt mike, just try and find some aero springs and bilstein HDs.
02-07-2011 08:00 PM
mike d EEUROPARTS just added over 200$$ to the cost of the saab sport suspencion!!!

im not happy about this!

and now im back to start, if anybody else would like to flame them for this, please do.
02-07-2011 10:55 AM
g96nt I bottom out with the eibachs more than I ever did with blown stock lpt suspension.
02-07-2011 10:55 AM
g96nt I've had them for a couple years.
If all you're doing is driving to work, they're fine.
If you have any experience with any other nice upgraded shocks/struts, you'll know that they're severely under-damped, and not at all "sporty".
02-07-2011 09:12 AM
Escargot Why are Eibach shox not good? I've been running them on my 03 9-5 aero wagon for the past 40k mi, and I've found that they give a good balance between sportiness and compliance, good for bad urban roads.
02-04-2011 03:44 AM
mike d good advise

recently ive just been eyeballing a set of new stock aero springs&shocks, because they will help maintain ride comfort.. are come will alot of other new parts

mike
02-03-2011 01:49 PM
g96nt sorry mike. I have B&G springs with eibach shocks.
even if you find a good deal on the eibach pro dampers... do not buy them. total turds.
I'm going bilstein when I get the opportunity.
02-03-2011 12:13 PM
GenuineSaab The suspension is the same on the wagons.

For the 9-5s with Konis I have spacers available that allow 5mm adjustment to the ride height. Using the Two placements on the shocks along with 10 or 15mm spacers.

Next time email me. When its busy I don't check the Pms over here.
01-28-2011 10:27 AM
mike d craig, what are you running on your wag??
01-28-2011 05:17 AM
g96nt *edit*

should have clicked.
you're talking about koni/vogtlands.

no experience. sorry =0[
01-27-2011 09:12 AM
mike d im waiting for nick at gen saab to chime in...
01-27-2011 07:07 AM
Tweek's Turbos Let me know when you find something out. I may want one too.
01-26-2011 01:57 PM
mike d let you know what?? im looking to purchase, but would like some input first
01-26-2011 12:18 PM
Tweek's Turbos Let me know.
01-25-2011 01:19 PM
mike d
koni kit on a wagon?

has anybody ever used the gen saab koni kit on a wagon? hows the stance? any issues with tire rub?

this kit;
GenuineSaab.com

mike d

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