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My 2.4JTD Mjet suspension sucks! The front seems over-damped and is rock hard, feeling even the smallest hole in the road, whilst the rear seems to have sagged markedly. I don't think it has self-levelling at the back. The rear ride height is much lower than the front and both rear, especially the near side, appears to have significant negative camber and is starting to wear the new tyres out. Well over 100k miles so assume needing an all round suspension refresh. I don't really want to lose ride height as being a heavy old lump, it'll probably ground even more. Any suggestions for best solution. Sorry to bring this subject up again, just hoping for someone to help that's been and done this successfully.:depressed:
 

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Sounds like the rear is on sagging Nivomats, the standard (static) shocks and springs don't sag noticeably.

So as a starting point, you need springs, shocks and top mounts, saloon ones will do unless you use the car as a load lugger. I would reassess your feelings on the front suspension once you've got the back end sorted, as the back can affect how the front feels.
 

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Mm mm... Seems logical. So would shagged nivomats also account for the noticeable negative camber on the rears? Hitting even smallish holes and bumps causes instability in the handling.
 

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Yes, the suspension goes more negative on the camber as it gets lower.
 

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Ok thanks for the info. Have seen these for starters on ebay. Any opinions welcome. What springs would be the best to go for to maintain ride height... I'm not really wanting to lower it at all. Would it be wise also to renew all the rear links inc drop links?:depressed:
 
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