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Shock absorbers

Post by anderson121 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:48 pm

I am rebuilding an Imp for road rallies, sprints and hillclimbs. What shock asorbers do you think I should be using with Monte Carlo springs?

Some reports say Spax or Koni but what reference should I be ordering?

Can anyone help please, many thanks
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Re: Shock absorbers

Post by Meltdown » Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:17 pm

You'll find the spax part numbers on here somewhere - make sure the rears are wide-bodied to reduce the risk of overheating them, and adjustable spring platforms for the front. Konis are reputedly better but good ones are hard to find and the price may well reflect that.
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Re: Shock absorbers

Post by moose » Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:51 pm

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Re: Shock absorbers

Post by ImpManiac » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:59 pm

With shock absorbers, as with many things in life, it seems you get what you pay for. :D I would love a set of Konis, Nitrons or the super-whizz shocks as per moose's post above. But I simply cannot afford them at the moment. My Spax will suffice for now but I know that my car could be better. (It could also be on the road... one day... :roll: ) But for my purposes - mostly road use for now - they will be fine. :wink:

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