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Old 04-13-2018, 06:14 PM   #1
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M030 Strut/Shock Replacement

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I put in an M030 from Suncoast about five years ago. I suspect the struts and shocks are losing their cookies. Anyone ever seen replacements for these? I recall they are shorter than stock, so replacing them with stock struts would be fairly fruitless.
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Old 04-15-2018, 12:48 PM   #2
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Apart from another set of M030 struts/shocks I have no idea but am curious to know.
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Old 04-16-2018, 04:46 AM   #3
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I have been researching replacements also, but completely confused. I have a European Spec 2000S I believe it has the M030 option, almost certain. So in the US this would be known as the ROW M030 upgrade? In other thread I saw KONI Sports or FSD recommended as replacements, which is best for that option? Well I will be following your thread to see where this goes.
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Old 04-16-2018, 12:04 PM   #4
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Hi all,
I put in an M030 from Suncoast about five years ago. I suspect the struts and shocks are losing their cookies. Anyone ever seen replacements for these? I recall they are shorter than stock, so replacing them with stock struts would be fairly fruitless.
TIA
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Do you expect aftermarket products will outlast the M030 struts/shocks?
It seems 5 years is a short duration for the M030. I have Bilstein coilovers on my Audi that are 11 years old and seem to be doing well. So, I was considering replacing my Box's suspension with Bilstein coilover for the Box
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Old 04-16-2018, 03:16 PM   #5
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My M030 was 115k and 13 years old until swapped out for no other reason than i wanted it perfect and box fresh. It would have still kept going. Indeed the danker Dyno shows them all as perfectly useable. I also know how a new M030 car drives as I did that to my previous Boxster and of course you can tell the difference.
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