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Abarth Cars => Abarth 500 => Topic started by: martwho on July 09, 2020, 05:01:25 pm

Title: Abarth 695 - what dampers are fitted
Post by: martwho on July 09, 2020, 05:01:25 pm
Can anyone confirm what dampers are fitted to a 2017 695 XSR. I'm sure i read somewhere that its Koni FSD on the front and standard dampers on the rear. Only reason i'm asking is that i plan on fitting lowering springs for aesthetic reasons (the wheel arch gap is horrendous) and though whilst i'm at it ill fit Koni's on the rear. Called my local Fiat garage and they are clueless and could only say that their system only lists it as a set with no specifics.
Anyone help?
Title: Re: Abarth 695 - what dampers are fitted
Post by: Borderline on July 13, 2020, 04:51:11 pm
I'm in the process of replacing rear shockers on my boggo A500 and I found the most accurate info (and some of the best prices) on buycarparts.co.uk  You can select your vehicle type or just put in your reg and various alternative replacement parts will be shown, often with details of OEM part numbers (but good luck with trying to read those off a shock absorber...).  I'm keeping mine stock - the ride is bad enough as it is! Trying to eliminate some of the skipping by having Powerflex bushes fitted to the rear suspension beam. The Pf bushes I bought for the top eye of the new shockers won't fit  >:( - they seem to be designed solely for standard Fiat 500s, with a larger diameter eye. Hey ho.