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Old 05-01-2012, 10:44 AM
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convert 98 cv to rear springs not air

Looking at the conversion kits for a friends 98 cv. but have never done it.
any input would help
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:12 AM
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I've never used the kits but it is easy to do.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:29 PM
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The question is why would you want to do such a thing the RAS is pretty reliable and it is usually cheaper, quicker and easier to fix the problem than convert to archaic steel springs.
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Old 05-02-2012, 04:38 AM
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just like changing a coil spring on a rwd car
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yea did not think it would be hard thanks for the input. I bet they have a step by step on cv.net but they will not alow me to register with my hotmail account
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Suncore Industries.com. They will have everything you need
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Suncore Industries.com. They will have everything you need
Big +1.

Did this to my MM through suncore when my rear bags wouldn't hold air any more, used the HD spring kit. Super easy, never have to worry about it again, great predictable firm rear handling.
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Same exact thing I did MrBluGruv. Question for you though, is you air suspension light still on? I turned off the motor but never pulled the fuse so the light just stays on all the time. Doesn't bother me that much though.
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Same exact thing I did MrBluGruv. Question for you though, is you air suspension light still on? I turned off the motor but never pulled the fuse so the light just stays on all the time. Doesn't bother me that much though.
I no longer have the car, but I never had a problem with the light staying on.

This may be a silly question or it may not, but have you turned off the air suspension switch in the trunk? If I remember, it's located on the driver side inner fender area inside the trunk.
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I did, but the instructions indicate also pulling the fuse/relay for the motor (which i never did) so I'm just guessing you did more than likely did do that. Either way like i said it doesn't bother me.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:32 AM
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I did, but the instructions indicate also pulling the fuse/relay for the motor (which i never did) so I'm just guessing you did more than likely did do that. Either way like i said it doesn't bother me.

I honestly, don't recall, but I'm pretty sure I didn't have to worry about a fuse...

Maybe there is something else going on?
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Suncore Industries.com. They will have everything you need
As I understand Arnott Industries are the primary manufacturer in air suspension as in clio kit conversions this is the site address ( www.arnottinc.com) you can request the catalog too. My Panther have the RAS removed but I have plans to get the complete Air suspension kit including compressor.
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