Possible source for some hydraulic parts for Xantias

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Re: Possible source for some hydraulic parts for Xantias

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Speaking of the spheres, damping and all, did anybody venture into separating those "damper" things from the spheres, and mount on something else, like an adapter? I already have a lot on my plate so can't start its own thread but curious.

Came to my mind because the damping elements look like the defining factor between Hydractive 3+ and H3(hyrdopneumatic). I don't remember the case for H2 in Xantiae/XMs but for C5, the sphere pressures for H3 and H3+ are close enough to be interchangeable for corner spheres. Since there are less H2/H3+ variants than the hydropneumatic versions, we can expect shortage in the future.

Do you think it's possible to, say, separate the damping element from the sphere, stick it into a pipe/adapter? That way we would just go and buy regular spheres with similar pressures, remove their own damping elements, and mount on the hypothetical adapter I mentioned. I believe C6 setup is similar to what I've been thinking; the spheres don't have the damping elements, and damping is provided by the (electronically controlled) separate unit which is fixed to the car.
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Re: Possible source for some hydraulic parts for Xantias

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You may be interested in this topic: viewtopic.php?p=494381#p494381 which describes and upgrade to the HA2 system, and I think has some information about damper elements on the center spheres.
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Re: Possible source for some hydraulic parts for Xantias

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xantia_v6 wrote: 01 Oct 2022, 16:47 You may be interested in this topic: viewtopic.php?p=494381#p494381 which describes and upgrade to the HA2 system, and I think has some information about damper elements on the center spheres.
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