View Full Version : an extremely noob qu about springs

3rd October 2006, 11:54 PM
ok, well i found some really cheap used bilsteins springs for sale. and i noe this sounds extremely noobish, but these are made for the 96 ludes, would they fit onto a 97 lude?

3rd October 2006, 11:57 PM
97 was the year the lude changed "shape" iirc? (can you tell i'm a 3g man?)

If it was an early 97 lude, and it is the same build as the 96 lude then yeah, they should fit. But i wouldn't reccomend using really cheap used suspension. There is probably a reason some bilsteins are being offloaded for cheap.

4th October 2006, 12:11 AM
Nah general rule of thumb is that if it's marked as a 96, they'll be for a 4th Gen, if it's 97+ then it's a fifth gen. 4th and 5th Gen springs ARE differnt. Sorry to disappoint :(

4th October 2006, 12:41 AM
no dissapoinment, i didn't expect too much from it anywaiz. i kind of knew it wouldn't b a gd idea, but thought might as well give it a shot at asking.

4th October 2006, 12:17 PM
the thing is though, you can use 4th gen springs in a 5th gen and vice versa