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Old 19th May 2018, 08:27 AM
will_08 will_08 is offline
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Morning all

Want to get some shocks ordered, but just need to clarify 1 thing. Are they 1.9" or 2 1/4"?

This is what I was going to get

https://www.rallydesign.co.uk/produc...oducts_id=5242

I've searched loads of times, but saw nothing conclusive. I'm building a book standard sierra based roadster.

Cheers Will
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Old 19th May 2018, 12:48 PM
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Hi I think it's 9" closed 14" open but the spring rates people have had 250 or 300 in the rear and 350 in front if I'm not mistaken
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Old 19th May 2018, 08:28 PM
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I used Gaz 14" Open, 9.5" Closed Length Coilover Shock
[140/095/B12] all round and
1.9", 350 Rate, 9" Free Length for the fronts and initially 250lb rate for the rears. The fronts are fine but with two up I have grounded a couple of times so this year have uprated to 300lb rears which seems to be fine.
All came from Rally design
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Old 21st June 2018, 11:33 AM
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Hi Ian what do you mean by 1.9" and 9" for the springs I know 350 is the rate
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Old 25th June 2018, 11:32 AM
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Hi Ian what do you mean by 1.9" and 9" for the springs I know 350 is the rate
I reckon 9" is the spring length and 1.9" is the diameter (inner I guess, so you know it goes over the shock but it may be outer)...

A quick Google threw up this http://www.dfaulknersprings.com/acat...rd-Spring.html
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Old 26th June 2018, 08:01 AM
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Sorry for the slow reply , I've been away on hols. Yes 1.9" refers to the inner diameter and 9" is the length.
I did a 100 mile trip on very rough roads with just me in the car a few days ago and was wishing I had the 250lb springs back on the rear but I know that once I put a passenger in I would want the 300 lb springs back in. You can get rates between those so the choice is yours. I am just over 14 stone and my passengers are maybe a stone lighter so that may influence your choice.
The information regarding my springs and shocks was a copy and paste from my Rally Design invoice so it was the way they wrote it down, sorry if it confused.
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