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Does the wagon have a coil or leaf sprung rear end?

I want to know if I can fit the wagon stuff into the back end of my sedan to stop it's butt dropping on the ground when the car trailer & excel are hitched up.
 

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Live axle with coil springs and panhard rod. AFAIK it's the same as a live axle sedan however the tailshaft is different.

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I was thinking more just the rear shocks & springs.
Surely the wagon stuff got to be heavier duty than the sedan
 

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shocks are different lengths between sedan and wagon(due to mounting points on diff and body), and from memory cant be interchanged.

springs will swap over without a problem
 

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shocks are different lengths between sedan and wagon(due to mounting points on diff and body), and from memory cant be interchanged.

springs will swap over without a problem
Right on Hak. Shocks are different length and I think the upper or lower mounting on the shock is different too.
 

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uppers definately different, and im sure the mount on the diff is different aswell.
 

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As its the springs that determine how much the car sags, sounds like a goer.:thumbsup:
Thanks for the help.:dance:
 

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wagon springs would be a bit harder to.
 

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ide be fitting some air shocks
 

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Unfortunately, budget constraints rule out anything like air shocks.

I just had a thought. Is there any reason why the rear springs & shocks out of my VN sedan wouldn't fit? It certainly was nowhere near as soft.
 
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