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Re: diy rear telescopic kit

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: diy rear telescopic kit
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 15:12:42 -0700
This procedure has been used successfully by many:


Word on the street is Evangelos G. Makris said:
> Hello,
> I'd like to see if I can make my own rear telescopic shocker kit for my
> 73 BGT.
> a. Swap LH and RH link plates, turn them upside down and use them as
> lower mounting points for the shockers using 1/2" pins.
> b. Fabricate thick metal upper mounting points with two 7/16" holes
> (where the lever dampers go) and a 1/2" threaded stud between these two
> holes for the top shocker eye.
> Do you think (a) and (b) will be fine? If so, what specification shock
> absorber shall I need? Obviously it will have to have 1/2" eyes at both
> ends, but I don't know the length and outside diameter, especially where
> it should clear the exhaust pipe.
> Any ideas? Pictures?
> Evangelos

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