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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Hi all,

    Long time lurker - first time poster!

    I have been weighing up the options too, and I'm going to send mine to Nagengast. However, I'm going to take the shocks off myself, package them up and deal directly with them. This saves you about £600 (Nagengast charge £780 per pair, plus £25 return postage), as long as you have the space to lay the car up. 3 days to post, 5-7 days for the work, 3 days return post so looking at 2 weeks in total.

    Will update after the process, cheers

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    Will be interested to see how you get on with the whole process. Be good to know how easy it is or not to get the shocks off. I think the fronts require the trunk side lining to be removed. Fair bit to be saved in doing the removal and refit yourself though. Maybe start your own thread.

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Sounds like a good option. Money and time saving and you get to keep the magrides.
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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Just bought a complete set of used Magrides, two fronts bone dry, two rears have misting on and were an advisory on MOT for £400. Mine are all currently OK so don't need them now, but will send the rears for repair, keeping a full 'good' set in reserve. Then will just swap them as an when they are needed, as I am sure they will. Hopefully, keeping the car on the road.

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Quote Originally Posted by pantera6 View Post
    Just bought a complete set of used Magrides, two fronts bone dry, two rears have misting on and were an advisory on MOT for £400. Mine are all currently OK so don't need them now, but will send the rears for repair, keeping a full 'good' set in reserve. Then will just swap them as an when they are needed, as I am sure they will. Hopefully, keeping the car on the road.
    Same plan as me, they're so cheap on ebay it's silly not to do this.

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    I'm going down that road myself and have started the process. I have a thread in the maintenance and service section of the forum. I will be interested to hear your experiences and any advice and counsel.

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    ECS list this tool for the rear shocks, I haven't read the remove/install procedure so don't know what it does!!!!

    https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...ol/t40177~oev/

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveL View Post
    ECS list this tool for the rear shocks, I haven't read the remove/install procedure so don't know what it does!!!!

    https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...ol/t40177~oev/
    I could be wrong, but that appears to be a tool that holds the strut rod to keep it from spinning while you remove the top strut nut.


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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Quote Originally Posted by hamannperformance View Post
    I could be wrong, but that appears to be a tool that holds the strut rod to keep it from spinning while you remove the top strut nut.


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    You could be right too, thanks. I'll find out when I come to change mine, hopefully not in the near future!

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    Re: Magnetic Ride Repaired

    Look forward to the updates as I plan to keep a spare set on hand. I'm looking for a used set right now to send off for refurbishment.

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