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Old 21st August 2009, 04:52 PM
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Default Dummy Shocks

Hi, could anyone tell me the eye to eye dim for the shocks when the car is on the ground ?
i havent bought my shocks yet but want to sit the car on its wheels with dummy shocks, at about the right ride height.
whats the normal ride height ? (chassis to ground).
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Old 21st August 2009, 04:57 PM
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bottom rail should be about 120mm off the ground.
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Old 21st August 2009, 07:29 PM
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If I remember correctly shox eye to eye is 13".
As Ash said the bottom rails should be about 120mm


(sorry for mixing my measurements)

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Old 21st August 2009, 08:40 PM
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Another vote for 13"

Just went out & measured my chassis, Zetec engine & box fitted
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Old 21st August 2009, 09:22 PM
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What are "MM" anyway ?

"1956" is pre metric.....
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Old 22nd August 2009, 12:10 AM
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about 5inch in old money. You must be having fun with the book all in mm. Or you have built a really big car
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Old 22nd August 2009, 04:01 PM
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Thanks guys as of today I can pit it on 3 wheels and maybe 4 later if i fit the other side rear suspension
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