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Old 12-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Gnomestur Gnomestur is offline
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Default lowering 83 240 wagon

Looking to lower my diesel. Cutting springs? Ipd springs? Coilovers? Looking for about a 1-1/2" to 2" drop or so. Would lIke to be comfortable still. Just looking for some input
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:01 AM
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Drop some IPD lowering springs in it. The front might lower more then specified on there website because of the heavier Diesel engine.
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:27 AM
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Are any of the 740 940 parts usable? I have ipd lowering springs,bilstien struts and ipd sway bars for 740. Cuirous if I would be able to use them
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:48 PM
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Including 4 new shocks we just lowered a 1992 244 by `ipd short/lowering spring set` and it came out beautiful. just what we wanted. what a dream came true. next: bars. will post pictures this friday. car doesnt ride too rough. (shocks are not hd) Front dropped more, maybe 1.75-2. Rear : not much, maybe 1 inch. GO FOR IT! here is the before-after

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Old 12-16-2014, 09:29 PM
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Are any of the 740 940 parts usable? I have ipd lowering springs,bilstien struts and ipd sway bars for 740. Cuirous if I would be able to use them
I did the 740 susp too so now got all these `old` springs sleeping together and i`d say for sure they are not identical. Oh but 740 is a wagon. IDK then. Springs are not even close. Inserts might be the same (idk... but i used the 740`s bilstein gland nuts in the 240 strut housing/tube, np)
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