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Old 03-13-2003, 11:49 AM
suginami suginami is offline
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Originally posted by Benzwood

suginami, that's interesting that the rear shocks wear out first, I would have expected just the opposite from the weight of the engine. Did he give a reason why?

Thanks again for the replies.
Here's what Stu Ritter says:

"Our experience shows that rear shocks wear out much faster than front ones. The rear shock controls much of how the car feels in a corner, so they should be examined."
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
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