Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 00:40:28 -0000 From: "**-**" <m.faulksnopsamternet.com> Subject: Re: Front Gaz shocks fitted, right slightly strange.
"MeatballTurbo" <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message news:MPG.1a1c2365e5173c11989c5dnopsam.cis.dfn.de... > In article <bors0e$1i23hs$1nopsam99813.news.uni-berlin.de>, > m.faulksnopsamternet.com says... > > Give it a few days then see. My Avo'd T16 doesn't like speed bumps almost > > exactly as you describe although beeing able to take the chicane at > > Bruntingthorpe at 90mph makes up for it ;-). You may find that lobbing a set > > of Chassis Dynamics/Avo (or other similar) springs on sorts it. Its caused > > by the damper being shorter than standard. Whack em up a few clicks and see. > > > > I'll get the rear done this weekend, and then give it a couple of weeks > to bed in. > > I'm not going lower. As it is, I'm still knocking the exhuast off it's > hanger on speedbumps. I hoped that a more responsive damper qould solve > that, but it apparently hasn't. You absolutely sure the springs haven't sagged? Mines down about 25mm over standard and even with the 3" zorst under it its fine over speed bumps. Tip Of The Day: Soak the top nuts on the rears in penetrating oil then stanlely knife the old bushes off and hold the damper rod with mole grips then undo the top nut. Its a pain trying to hold the flat with a tiny spanner. Matt > -- > The poster formerly known as Skodapilot. > http://www.bouncing-czechs.com