Find out more about your rights as a buyer - opens in a new window or tab and exceptions - opens in a new window or tab. Even if the shocks didnt last, I appreciated their desire to stand behind their work. Have one to sell? Rear Shock Conversion 7. Modified Monroe Shock Absorber with dust shield removed on the upper shock in the photo seen below. Spridgets use a rather outdated form of dampers called "lever-arm dampers". A schematic of the arrangement for bolting the lower base plate, shock mount and spacers is shown below.
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Most people when installing tube shock kits set them up too stiff. Also, automotive coil springs may be held or mounted under high compression and may be dangerous. The author does not propose to encourage any individual to duplicate this process. The fancy outer shape was just for appearance and was cut on a CNC mill. They have the "heavy duty" option that I went with. Uniquely, this kit also gives adjustment of the damper mounting points, allowing a large range of suspension variations to be catered for and a better damping range. These modifications were done on a car that had a recently-rebuilt front end, with new king pins, king pin bushings, teflon control arm bushings, etc.