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by blodween
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear suspension upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Re: Rear suspension upgrade

Hi Phil
Thanks for the comments, I agree that the bracket is a little to low so I think that it will have to be reduced in size.
Also I am looking at getting the damper into a more vertical attitude in order to take the angle out of the bushes. :wink:
Regards
Dave
by blodween
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear suspension upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Re: Rear suspension upgrade

Conversion now complete and reasonably happy with the result. tested the car over several bad pot holes and bumps and there has been a vast improvement. I am a little concerned at the slight angle that the units are set at as this will put a strain on the bushes at each end of them. I am looking at ...
by blodween
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear suspension upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Rear suspension upgrade

I have started to upgrade the rear suspension on my 1963 Tourer as it seems that every pot hole you hit really gives the car a good shaking. I have looked at the clubs suggested list of mods and decided to go ahead with using the front dampers from a Mini. "BOGE" gas dampers. I modified the rear spr...