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Jon Christie

posted on 16/12/18 at 07:52 PM Reply With Quote
Low cost suspension

I have the size and leadings for the back and front of Chris Gibbs book I have built the chassis and just finished all the suspension and wheel parts and I would like to order the struts. I have been told the books sizes are incorrect can any one please advise as I am now stripping my Sierra and would like the for my locost assembly as it is iniment.

Thanks Jon

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bonzoronnie

posted on 17/12/18 at 07:15 AM Reply With Quote
Shocks are as stated in book + 1 inch extension.

Gaz, Protech & other makers will know exactly what you need for the Haynes Roadster.

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jps

posted on 17/12/18 at 10:12 AM Reply With Quote
Plenty of Roadster owners report having used 14" open shocks from either Protech or Gaz with no problems - I'm just about to buy some and will be getting 14"s.
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Jon Christie

posted on 17/12/18 at 07:57 PM Reply With Quote
Thanks for the info ,I have looked up protech and will order not 13 inch but 14..🙂
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Bluemoon

posted on 17/12/18 at 10:36 PM Reply With Quote
I would contact procomp they should be able to provide the same units but have them correctly valved for the Haynes..

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Jon Christie

posted on 17/12/18 at 10:55 PM Reply With Quote
Thanks I will try them.
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Jon Christie

posted on 17/12/18 at 11:01 PM Reply With Quote
Do you have a uk telephone number and possible specs or part numbers
Thanks for your help.
Jon

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Bluemoon

posted on 19/12/18 at 09:51 AM Reply With Quote
Details are here http://www.procomp.co.uk/shockdyno.html
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