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I am interested in purchasing lowering springs for my sedan and have found wagon springs. If I purchase wagon springs, are they the same as the sedan springs? The B&G part number is slightly different for 98-00 sedan vs 97-00 wagon.
 

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same
 

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different spring rate on rears with H&R springs, wagon or sedan springs fit either sedans or wagons but the rear springs are different stiffnesses. every other reputable spring manufacture uses the same springs for both applications to my knowledge.
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (zpmada)

All will fit, but wagon rear spring rates are a HAIR stiffer to compensate for the added weight in the rear.
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (JRL)

so still slightly on topic then... if i were to order the wagon springs rather than the sedan would it level out the car? because most stock ones look a little ducked in the rear with stock springs i was thinking that if it were to lower the car equally with the springs then it migth still preserve the slightly duck look. basically would wagon springs keep the car move level?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>gdogg16</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>You sure about that? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>yeah swaped between wagon , sedan and coupe. <p>
 

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Re: (Chilled Man)

chilled im sure you know the answer to my question. I feel that volvo always seems a smidge higher in the front than the rear. Would wagon springs (if JRL says the rate in the rear is a tiny bit stiffer) level out the car better than the typical sedan springs?
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (KurT5)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>KurT5</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">so still slightly on topic then... if i were to order the wagon springs rather than the sedan would it level out the car? because most stock ones look a little ducked in the rear with stock springs i was thinking that if it were to lower the car equally with the springs then it migth still preserve the slightly duck look. basically would wagon springs keep the car move level?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>No. it's usually level (unless you use Bilsteins) it's an illusion. The wheel wells are shaped differently causing the rear to always look lower than the front
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (JRL)

i see i see. well i can honestly say that mine is drooping haha but thats because i need new rear shocks sooo... ill be getting bilstein touring. you said after i get bilsteins then i will do a legit droop?
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (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>No. it's usually level (unless you use Bilsteins) it's an illusion. The wheel wells are shaped differently causing the rear to always look lower than the front</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Agreed. <p>
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (KurT5)

If you install Bilsteins in the rear it will raise it a bit, (1/2" or so).<br> If you install OEM or Koni struts in the <B>front </B>then it should stay that way
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (JRL)

okay i think i got it now. i think im going to go with bilstein touring with some springs. i might have a set of eibach ones around at the ladys house that i could slap on it. in all honesty i wouldnt mind if the back was up a little more because maybe it will fix the optical illusion but hopefully it doesnt give me some redic "race stance" look
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (KurT5)

No you DON'T "get it" <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>The springs must be STOCK, then with Bilsteins the rear will raise up a bit
 

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Re: Volvo S70 vs V70 springs (JRL)

I have Bilsteins TC with stock springs. I think my car sits level (judging by side skirts, not by wells ) but I think it sits way to high. i'll try to snap a picture and post here.<br>So I'm finally thinking about springs too but I want to keep the car level..
 

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Bilstien HD with IPD 1.75 springs<br><IMG SRC="http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii298/R410a/coupe001.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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Re: (Chilled Man)

GLORIOUSSSSSSSS and one day when its legal things i dont own then ill have it
 
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