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 Post subject: rear shocks???
PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:06 pm 
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Hi,

i'm looking for new rear shocks for my 05 xtrail, i tow a caravan, any suggestions please.

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 Post subject: Re: rear shocks???
PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:11 pm 
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Monroe, Koni, Kyb.

Are you sure its the shocks and not the springs ?

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 Post subject: Re: rear shocks???
PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:06 am 
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Hi,

thanks for the message, i'll contact the mechanic and double check and be intouch.

cheers

rob

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 Post subject: Re: rear shocks???
PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:06 am 
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I replaced ours with Monroe, because the back end felt a bit "floaty" with the trailer on. To be honest, I felt no difference after I'd done it. Koni would be the dog's doodahs if you can afford them. Also maybe Sachs? I've had KYB on a different car and they were "ok" but nothing special.


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 Post subject: Re: rear shocks???
PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:06 am 
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Hi,

thanks so much for the info.

cheers

rob

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