>Subject: Re: Shocks for a Herald/Spit
>Sent: 8/14/97 3:24 AM
>Received: 8/14/97 2:19 PM
>From: Charlie Brown, email@example.com
>To: Dave H., firstname.lastname@example.org
>As Andy was kind enough to point out, I was the one who wrote the
>air shock article. In all honesty, I did have one person write and say
>his Spit now rode like a truck. I posted some possible reasons (most
>probable one being a badly worn spring, i.e. shocks carrying bulk of the
>total load), but never heard back.
>Shortly after that message, I had a couple of our local Spit pilots take
>my driver (Gabriel conversion) for a ride. They reported no real
>difference from stock. I know of a few more successful installations,
>including one done by our local LBC shop, Motorhead.
>If you do the conversion, I'd appreciate your feed-back, as to
>installation ease (or problems) and if you find an appreciable
>increase in ride harshness.
>I know the conversions work for me. Whenever you suggest these kind of
>aftermarket modifications into the Spitfire community, you never know if
>your releasing a worthy idea.
>Your comments would be appreciated,
>> I'm looking for shocks for a '66 Herald. Preferably air adjustables for
>> the rear and KYB's or such for the front. There was a posting not to long
>> ago about using the shocks for a '66 Corvette, but I don't remember the
>> particulars and I hope the poster, (or someone that used the advice)
>> reads this.
>> I'd also like to know where to get them. It's one thing to know what, but
>> quite another to know where.
>> My apologies because this is a repeat posting from my other message. Just
>> want to make sure it was read. Sometimes when you ask more than one
>> question a "skimmer" won't see it.
>> 1967 Triumph Herald
>> 1966 Triumph Herald
>> Both convertibles, not both running. :-(
Count on it. I'm still digesting all the info but when the deed is done,
I'll post the results.
1967 Triumph Herald
1966 Triumph Herald
Orphaned, but not forgotten.