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What options do I have (other than OEM) for shocks for an 04 SR? I am taking it in this weekend to see what is wrong with the 4C (I am getting a chassis service setting rqd) message and if it is not just the electronic module I know the stock shocks are ~6-800 a piece!!! If the shocks are the problem I want to ditch the whole 4C setup for some eibach/TME springs with a bilstein/koni/tein (whatever option I have) standard sport shock.<p> <p>
 

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If you want to maintain the dynamic chassis, then you have no option at all. If you don't care, just get any struts for an AWD S60 and you'll be OK. (but you'll always have a 4C warning as I understand it)
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (ClemsonS60R)

Research is your friend....<br>Try this:<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160</A><p>If you do decide to go with the aftermarket, let us know I am sure that there are quite a few members that would love to do the same in the near future (including myself).<p>Good luck.
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Denis)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Denis</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Research is your friend....<br>Try this:<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160</A><p>If you do decide to go with the aftermarket, let us know I am sure that there are quite a few members that would love to do the same in the near future (including myself).<p>Good luck.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>That just disables the 4C. What we are talking about is what the effects would be if the 4C system was permanently disabled. After all, those sensors are used as part of yaw control, and AWD distribution as well. <p>I have a call into a source to find out what the effects would be, have not heard back yet.
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>That just disables the 4C. What we are talking about is what the effects would be if the 4C system was permanently disabled. After all, those sensors are used as part of yaw control, and AWD distribution as well. <p>I have a call into a source to find out what the effects would be, have not heard back yet. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I don't think they have anything to do with the AWD. This system ain't that smart, if it was, we would not have had all the 4C issues, rear hop, etc.<br> YAW, yes, not AWD
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (ClemsonS60R)

I wanted to get the Tein Type FLEX system for the fact that you can use the EDFCs and have a little more control over the suspension. Although, I didn't see Volvo on their list for compatible cars. Am I wrong? My friend had Super Races on his S2000 with the EDFCs and it was a little much, but I really liked the EDFC system.
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Denis)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Denis</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Research is your friend....<br>Try this:<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=53160</A><p>If you do decide to go with the aftermarket, let us know I am sure that there are quite a few members that would love to do the same in the near future (including myself).<p>Good luck.</TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> +1
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Slvr S60R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Slvr S60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I wanted to get the Tein Type FLEX system for the fact that you can use the EDFCs and have a little more control over the suspension. Although, I didn't see Volvo on their list for compatible cars. Am I wrong? My friend had Super Races on his S2000 with the EDFCs and it was a little much, but I really liked the EDFC system.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Almost all Japanese car makers have a Tein option out there. Tein is okay, nothing great and definitely not something to wish for.
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (JRL)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>I don't think they have anything to do with the AWD. This system ain't that smart, if it was, we would not have had all the 4C issues, rear hop, etc.<br> YAW, yes, not AWD</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Something tells the AWD how to apportion drive to the rear. If it's not the accelerometers, then it's simply throttle...
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Needsdecaf)

It used to be a viscous coupler on the older AWD's. Now I believe it is controlled via the Haldex sensor near the rear diff.
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Something tells the AWD how to apportion drive to the rear. If it's not the accelerometers, then it's simply throttle...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>As I understand it, the system uses throttle input, engine RPM, and wheel speed primarily. But it is also aware of brake pedal position
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (adykes)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>adykes</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>As I understand it, the system uses throttle input, engine RPM, and wheel speed primarily. But it is also aware of brake pedal position</TD></TR></TABLE><p>don't forget the all important steering wheel sensor<p>for DSTC to work, non-4C cars need to have their own separate yaw sensor. An interesting question would be, was this sensor kept in the R, or did they eliminate it and tied DSTC into the 4C sensor suite/fest?<p><br>
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (JoshV70_)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JoshV70_</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It used to be a viscous coupler on the older AWD's. Now I believe it is controlled via the Haldex sensor near the rear diff.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, I realize. But what controls the Haldex?
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (FEO)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>FEO</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>don't forget the all important steering wheel sensor<p>for DSTC to work, non-4C cars need to have their own separate yaw sensor. An interesting question would be, was this sensor kept in the R, or did they eliminate it and tied DSTC into the 4C sensor suite/fest?<p><br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Well, pulling the rear accelerometer does not disable the DSTC. So theoretically pulling the shock sensors should leave all the other accelerometers working.<p>BTW, I am almost at the point of doing this. Just need to know:<p>1) Will I lose anything besides 4C and <br>2) Is there any way to permanently clear the error and <br>3) What shocks / struts will fit / can I get?
 

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Re: 04 SR Shock options (Needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br>1) Will I lose anything besides 4C <br><B><br>I suppose if all the fuses are intact the headlight will work </B> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>2) Is there any way to permanently clear the error <p><B>Not to my knowledge</B><p>3) What shocks / struts will fit / can I get?<br><B><br>As far as I know any Volvo V70 AWD shock fits.<br>Ask IPD</B><br><B><br>Remember, you MUST change springs to a <U>stiffer spring</U>, stock height or lowered.<br>The OEM R shock is <U>WAY too sofly sprung </U>to work with a standard (stiffer) non R shock.<br>If you haven't done so pull fuse 23, left side of dash, you will see what I mean</B><p><br></TD></TR></TABLE>
 
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