rear coupe shock mount hole distance

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Post by MarkHawkins » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:43 pm

While building a rolling chassis, William is looking to create temporary bars going between the top rear shock mount and lower mount to hold the suspension up. What sort of distance should be used ? The old shocks have been disposed of (not much left of those).


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:53 pm

Whilst I can’t answer the question, when I have done similar I have just jacked the chassis up until I get the desired chassis to floor clearance then do all the measurements from there.


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Post by MarkHawkins » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:26 pm

I think William was at work still when he asked this .. better cutting and drilling equipment there.


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Post by scimjim » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:30 pm

make them 18" long with holes every inch or two and then you can cut to length and set the height as required?


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Post by MarkHawkins » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:54 pm

He's made them up with a couple of holes for re-positioning and the chassis now sits up OK. Still a bit to do with the rear chassis.
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