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post #1 of 2 Old Apr 30th, 2018, 11:14 am Thread Starter
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2005 pre & post rear suspension differences?

I'm going to be doing an Ohlins suspension upgrade on my '00 LT &, in going through their literature, I noticed that they treat the rear suspension differently 2005 on, vs. earlier.
I did not realize any differences in the rear suspensions through the whole model run. I know that the front rake & trail were changed for '05, to improve low speed maneuverability, but was unaware of any rear suspension changes.
So, I thought I'd ask, for some education...

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Re: 2005 pre & post rear suspension differences?

The 05 and up have a better shock damping profile (stock) other wise no difference.

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But lack DE, MA, RI and CT with the 2005 LT

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