Re: [DML] Torsion Bar "Relief"...........
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Re: [DML] Torsion Bar "Relief"...........



I do that and so did the previous owner. He recommended it because it 
should increase the life of the struts too. After 2 years of doing this, no 
problems so far. However, I do keep the car in a garage and there are no 
bugs and small animals around here that can use the D as their home.

As for the door lights, I have an impulse sequencing relay installed on 
that circuit. This basically allows me to turn the lights on and off with 
my keyless entry remote. Never cared for the master battery disconnect method.

Chris
VIN 4099

At 10:37 PM 8/9/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>Gentlemen, forgive me, but another owner told me that he routinely
>leaves his door open (he has a master battery disconnect switch) to
>relieve the stress in the torsion bars.  He believes that this will
>prolong their life (and "springiness").
>Does anyone else do this?  Do you think that there is any physical
>basis to support this?
>Thanks,
>NM





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