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chalkers

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Hi All
Are the shocks fitted to the French slammer kits stock length?
I have it fitted to my EB and the shocks look like to have leaked and don’t seem to be doing much. Any recommendations on replacements?
Thanks
Brett
 

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Just curious, why shorter for dropped spindles? The trailing arms are in the same place, nothing changes as far as shock mount/length goes..?
 

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Oh no! Not yet another 1968~79 VW Type 2 with narrowed front-suspension beam, ULTRA-LOW ride-height and presumably super-stiff front suspensions and completely unsuitable front wheels & tyres, which are not rated for the weight of this vehicle!?!?!
 

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Oh no! Not yet another 1968~79 VW Type 2 with narrowed front-suspension beam, ULTRA-LOW ride-height and presumably super-stiff front suspensions and completely unsuitable front wheels & tyres, which are not rated for the weight of this vehicle!?!?!
What people do to their own vehicles is up to them Nigel, you've made it quite clear that you don't approve.
 

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Oh no! Not yet another 1968~79 VW Type 2 with narrowed front-suspension beam, ULTRA-LOW ride-height and presumably super-stiff front suspensions and completely unsuitable front wheels & tyres, which are not rated for the weight of this vehicle!?!?!
Hi mate, I bought my bus with the beam in place. I am lucky enough to have another bud s which has a red 9 kit fitted after having owned it for over 20 years. The Red9 is excellent however my lowered and narrowed bay is a better more comfortable ride believe it or not. Standard steering is not as good but hey ho. Both busses are not ridiculously lowered. Believe it or not I just need some new shocks! 😊
 

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Oh no! Not yet another 1968~79 VW Type 2 with narrowed front-suspension beam, ULTRA-LOW ride-height and presumably super-stiff front suspensions and completely unsuitable front wheels & tyres, which are not rated for the weight of this vehicle!?!?!
You've clearly never been in a well set up lowered bay and as Sparky as said its up to the owners what they run, trying to preach at people on this friendly forum is not the way to go about things, suggest you try your luck on FB.
 

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Oh no! Not yet another 1968~79 VW Type 2 with narrowed front-suspension beam, ULTRA-LOW ride-height and presumably super-stiff front suspensions and completely unsuitable front wheels & tyres, which are not rated for the weight of this vehicle!?!?!
What an impressively unhelpful and irrelevant statement 🙄

As Graham says if you want to try and be edgy go else where 👋🏻
 

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Let’s keep it friendly on here eh guys?
Nigel has stated relevant safety concerns previously and I for one appreciate his views as I do all of your others as well.
Cheers with beers 🍻😊
 

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