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Old 05-07-2006, 02:40 PM
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shock mounts out of alignment and shock length?

I am putting my '29 back together and noticed two things:

First, the shock mounting bolts on the passenger side are way off (first photo) of being in line. I can slacken the bolt underneath and rotate it but would this have caused any handling/ride issues? The driver's side looks fine (second photo)

Also, the shocks that came off have a length from 9 1/2" to 14 1/2". The distance between the shock mounting bolts is 10 1/4" at rest. I suspect my shocks are a little too long? What is the ideal length based upon the 10 1/4" mount to mount distance?


the problem side

this side looks fine.
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