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Differences Between Front Springs

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Differences Between Front Springs

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Hi everyone,
I am trying to rebuild the suspension on my 2004 Volvo V70R, and recently purchased a set of new front coil springs to replace a half-installed set of IPD lowering springs.
Unfortunately, I bought and installed the wrong ones - PN 9492228 when I should have purchased PN 30639016.

Does anybody know what the difference is between the two springs, or if there is a pressing need to obtain the correct part? Thanks.

Also, as a first post, thanks to everyone who's posted before - the information here has been incredibly valuable.
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Re: Differences Between Front Springs

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TheYoungSir wrote: Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:28 am Hi everyone,
I am trying to rebuild the suspension on my 2004 Volvo V70R, and recently purchased a set of new front coil springs to replace a half-installed set of IPD lowering springs.
Unfortunately, I bought and installed the wrong ones - PN 9492228 when I should have purchased PN 30639016.

Does anybody know what the difference is between the two springs, or if there is a pressing need to obtain the correct part? Thanks.

Also, as a first post, thanks to everyone who's posted before - the information here has been incredibly valuable.
Give FCP a call as they carry both. The 9492228 fits earlier S80's and S60 AWD perhaps indicating a heavier duty coil? It could just mean where Volvo sourced the springs as both fit your V70 R.
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https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo- ... 28#fitment
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https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo- ... 16#fitment
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These are going to be the codes for replacement parts for your specific car. Have to say, only the main dealer has the specific part, all aftermarket brands offer a single 'generic' part that may not account for the original differences.

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Re: Differences Between Front Springs

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Thanks for the input!
I'm going to keep the wrong springs on the car for now, since it sounds like they're pretty similar.
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