[DML] Re: Front Shock Bushings....
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[DML] Re: Front Shock Bushings....



There are two styles of OEM shocks, some with wide bushings and some 
with narrow. I bought a set from DMCH a Long time ago (maybe 1998?) 
and they supplied some spacers to make the "short" style fit in the 
lower arm. You do not want to install them without some sort of 
spacer to take up the space or you'll bend up the control arm as you 
tighten it up. 

If anyone happens to be looking for OEM shocks, front or back, give 
me a holler (although, with all the other (better) options out there 
I can't imagine why). 

Dave Swingle

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Mike Bosworth" <mike.bosworth@xxxx> 
wrote:
> Hi All 
> 
> After replacing my front shocks with a pair of NOS ones, i note 
that 
> on my new ones that the 'brass' ? bushing that came fitted to them 
> and goes through the bottom of the shock , is shorter than the old 
> ones that came off , on my car there was no additional bushings 
> around this shock / bolt. I note from the 'tiny' pictures in the 
> parts manual, bushings parts numbers 30 - 100478 and 36 - 109080 
are 
> the later the ones that are on my shock already or do i need theses 
> in addition ? 2 sets of bushing to each side of each shock doesnt 
> seem right ??
> 
> its a long way to go to not have the right bits :)any one / vendor 
> help ??
> 
> Kind Regards
> 
> Mike
> #2001
> Yorkshire UK






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