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Old February 23rd, 2016, 01:05 PM
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Ok - here goes -Bought recently a 1991 Subaru Justy 4wd 5 speed as the Vortex Defender is eating me out of house and home on gas not to mention wear and tear on the defender - 17,000 miles put on the truck in the past year alone commuting to work and back.


Need shocks/struts and springs. Dirt cheap in the UK even with the exchange rate. Anyone deal with UK part houses that can throw a set of 4 in the next container. I will get the part numbers. HELP.
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Old February 26th, 2016, 08:55 AM
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Due to the overwhelming response from everyone.....


Can anyone point me in the direction of a Sachs Springs distributor in the US?
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Old February 26th, 2016, 09:14 AM
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Why won't they just ship them? I get orders from the UK weekly, with prices in the UK plus shipping they are still cheaper then most US distributors.
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Old February 26th, 2016, 10:38 AM
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rockauto has some sach shocks, but I second shipping springs direct.

I remember sitting in Justy. Good news is that I fitted in it despite my 6ft 2 frame.

Surprised? Don't be, it had a sunroof added by the dealer that my head stuck out of.
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Old February 26th, 2016, 03:13 PM
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Did the mail order thing from Germany. Just need 2 rear Sachs springs and trying to track them down.

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rockauto has some sach shocks, but I second shipping springs direct.

I remember sitting in Justy. Good news is that I fitted in it despite my 6ft 2 frame.

Surprised? Don't be, it had a sunroof added by the dealer that my head stuck out of.

I am 6ft 2 as well try cramming your ass into an 75 MG midget and daily driving it for 4 years include across the US. I swore I would never by another English car and then came the defender
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Old February 26th, 2016, 03:18 PM
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As far as I know you can't air ship shocks. They could explode.
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As far as I know you can't air ship shocks. They could explode.
Some offer fedex air. I've been shopping for shocks and it's been a shipping option when getting a shipping quote from several sources.
I haven't ordered yet as I'm not completely convinced my issue is the shocks.
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Old February 26th, 2016, 09:18 PM
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Is this for the LR or Subaru? autohausaz.com has Boge/Sachs shocks for the LR for about $63 each with free shipping. I don't know of Sachs springs for the LR. They don't seem to be in ZF's catalog.
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