Question : I OWN a Wira 1.5 special edition.
My current front absorbers are leaking. I notice oil on the rod.
My tyres (front) seem to be uneven on the inner side.
Is it because of the absorbers? Is the special edition car fitted with
1.6L Wira absorbers ? The current absorbers are gas filled type.
My mechanic recommended that I use Monroe Sensatrac – which is gas and
oil filled. What will be the difference ?
Does the Wira special edition share the same type of absorber as that of
the Wira 1.6 ?
Answer : If the shock absorbers are leaking oil, then they need to
Worn or leaking shock absorbers will cause uneven tyre wear.
All gas filled shock absorbers are also filled with oil and so the
Sensatrac has basically the same set-up.
However, Monroe does make some claims about the construction of its shock
absorbers and their ability to do a better job, but remember other
manufacturers will also make similar claims.
In the final analysis, you have to make the decision based on what you
find out from people who have used a similar set-up, whichever the brand or