>Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2007 22:20:18 -0700
>From: "Brian Induni" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [TR] Rear shock conversion
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>I'm concerned that I'm now reading about failures to rear shock conversions!
>Can someone post pics of the conversion they used the resulting damage?
>Also, how hard were you driving when they failed? There shouldn't be any
>more stress on the supporting cross member that held the Armstrong levers
>after installing the conversions. but then again, maybe ones driving habits
>change? Details, man, details!
I think it is not so much that the mounting points are different, but that the
bump stop is different. If it never bottoms out, then I adree that the
stresses should be the same (for an equivalent amount of damping). But when
you do bottom-out, the stop is different. I believe that with the tube shock
conversion that the impact stresses are right on the shock mounts. I'd bet
that this is the issue.
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