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Has anyone had problems with the rear shock absorbers on a 2003 Sorento .trying to get self levelers at a sensible price

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self-levellers and 'sensible' prices do not equate. You'll have to dust off your sporan


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@rhandwor > those are not compatible (and no shipping to UK?). US and UK suspensions have different damper ratings and those are also not self levellers. (and if you fit standard dampers you also have to change the springs to match.)


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If you can do it yourself rear springs control height shocks control bounce.
SUPLEX 46007 Rear Coil Spring for KIA SORENTO[IMG]www.ebay.com/[/IMG]

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That info is also suspect since we know that the springs are different between pre-facelift and facelift (plus different springs again for pre-facelift self-levellers) yet the ebay listing shows compatable for all models 2002/3-2009.


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Cheers thanks for all the info


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These are just ideas as he doesn't state diesel or 2wd or 4wd. He should call and confir5m any purchase.
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Alloa is in the UK. The car has self-levelling suspension. Therefore it's a diesel 4wd. (Might be a 3.5V6, but they have the same spec suspension in UK). Elementary.


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