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The rear shocks seem to be the KYB adjustable shocks. They have very little movement. What is the adjusting technique to get a softer ride? Can it be done when they are already installed? I don't want to switch them out, before their time. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: How 2 adjust KYB shocks? (sony2000)

<B>Most</B> adjustable rear shocks have to be removed to be adjusted
 

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As far as I know, KYB doesn't make an adjustable shock for Volvos...<p>If your shock says KYB Gas-A-Just, that is merely the model name, it is a non-adjustable shock...<p>The KYB AGX series are the adjustable ones...<br>
 

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Re: How 2 adjust KYB shocks? (sony2000)

The only <B>commonly bought</B> shock for these cars that can actually be adjusted are the Koni Yellow sports.<p>KY Variants and Ohlins too but they're so rare I left those out
 

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Re: How 2 adjust KYB shocks? (JRL)

Thanks for the info. The rear end doesn't have any travel to speak of. I suspect they are frozen. The Munros #5975 replacements should give an acceptable ride. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: How 2 adjust KYB shocks? (sony2000)

Monroes? Why don't you go for a OEM shock or a SACHS or something like that?
 

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Re: How 2 adjust KYB shocks? (rj240)

I shy away from anything HD. To me it means more expensive for less comfort. I was just offered two slightly used shocks that are OE on the Volvo Police Cars, for $40 each. Munros should be $50+ each. My C70, if you kneel on the rear bumper and throw all your weight on it, the car goes down 3/4" maximum. I will check them out more professionally, but that's what I'm dealing with.
 
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