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I have a s70 98, garage put in a real coil spring driver side to replace broken one but they never replaced passenger side.

I then went ahead and ordered two rear shocks online and a rear coil spring for the passenger side.

The company sent me a monroe coil spring which the part number is listed for an 850 or v70 estate.

Will this spring fit a s70 98 saloon and if it does, could it cause any issues with the suspension?

Thanks!
 

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They should be matched, they do have different spring rates
Find out EXACTLY what the first spring is and match it
 

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Ok cheers.

Just to confirm if you can or how can i find out, will the spring actually fit the s70? as im aware there are different spring rates but was curious to know if it will fit.
 

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As far as bolting in, yes. The only ones that won't bolt in are AWD vs FWD in the rear. All FWD springs will bolt in to all FWD cars. It's just that if you mismatch them the car will probably sit crooked.
 

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Ok cheers.

Personally I thought the spring rates are progressive as in the car would sit fine but different spring rates would cause imbalance later down the line but you say it would most likely sit uneven from the outset?
 

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If what JRL says is true (it usually is) then yeah. The spring rate is deflection per lb so if they're different rates but have the same weight on them, one will compress farther than the other.
 

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Aren't the wagon and sedan spring rates different (they have to be, the wagon is much heavier
in the rear)? Sounds like the Monroe spring is for a wagon so it is going to be "extra" wrong if
used on a sedan.
 

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If you use a matched pair, you'll just notice a ride height difference. The wagons aren't super heavier, just a couple hundred pounds I think. So if you used sedan springs in a wagon it'd be as low as if you were driving around with a couple people in the back all the time.
 

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Volvos stock springs are not progressive IIRC though who knows if the rogue spring is an aftermarket one.
 
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