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Does the 97 vw golf gl 2.0 have 4 struts for suspension or is it struts in the front and shocks in the back?

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Struts in the front and shocks in the rear, the rear shocks have coil springs over the shocks, like the front struts, but you dont need to use a spring compressor tool on them which is neccessary on struts

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