Dismantling and assembling spring strut

Porsche Thrust Washer

* A = Initial version B = Modified version as of Model '91

** Only present with version A

Version A (initial version)

No.

Designation

Removal

Installation

1

Lock nut M 12 x 1.5

1

Before undoing the lock nut, preload coil spring with spring ten-sioner and take load off piston rod

Use new lock nut. Coat thread with Optimoly HT. Tighten to 58 Nm (43 ftlb)

2

Shock absorber mount

1

3

Spring strut mount

1

4

Coil spring

1

5

Support ring

1

Install in correct position

6

Auxiliary spring

1

Observe references acc. to spare parts catalog

7

Protective tube

1

8

Threaded bushing

1

Coat thread with Optimoly TA

9

Adjuster nut

1

Record adjusting distance (position)

Coat spring mounting face with Optimoly TA. Install in correct position (guide pointing towards spring)

10

Vibration damper

1

Observe references acc. to spare parts catalog

11

Thrust washer

1

Install with grooves facing down

12

Support cover

1

Version B (as of Model '91)

No.

Designation

Removal

Installation

1

Lock nut M 12 x 1.5

1

Preload coil spring with spring tensioner before undoing the lock nut and unload piston rod

Use new lock nut. Coat threads with Optimoly HT. Tighten to 58 Nm (43 ftlb)

2

Washer

1

Install in correct position

3

Strut mount

1

Coat with tire assembly compound along outside diameter

4

Coil spring

1

Observe references acc. to spare parts catalog

5

Washer

1

Install in correct position

6

Auxiliary spring

1

Observe references acc. to spare parts catalog. Fit at protective bellows (No. 7)

7

Protective bellows

1

8

Threaded sleeve

1

Coat threads with Optimoly TA

9

Adusting nut

1

Record adjustment setting (position)

Coat spring contact surface with Optimoly TA. Install in correct position (guide must point towards spring)

10

Vibration damper

1

Observe references acc. to spare parts catalog

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Dismantling and assembly notes

Dismantling

1. Preload coil spring with spring tensioner until the load is taken off the piston rod.

Dismantling Pistons With Bellows
772-42

Note

As of MY '91, the following modified spring strut parts are used in conjunction with the lowered spring strut towers:

- vibration damper (length of container tube),

- coil spring,

- protective bellows and auxiliary spring.

Assembly

It is recommended to replace the coil springs only in pairs.

When assembling, observe correct position of shock absorber eye (mounting at trailing arm) relative to strut mount.

Install washers No. 2 and No. 5 (only present with version B) in correct position.

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1226-42

When fitting new parts that affect vehicle height, check alignment of front and rear axle.

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