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numbnuts
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« on: September 03, 2017, 21:34:45 PM »

Hi
After some front drag shocks for my beetle, 90/10s but can only find them on the lowbugget website but they only list them for ball joint
Anyone know where they are available?
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 21:06:18 PM »

Anyone?
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 21:35:36 PM »

I made a simple angled bracket to bolt to the k&l beam , lets you run the balljoint style shocks.
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2017, 08:12:47 AM »

Any pics?
I have seen some rlr shocks on aircooled.net but they are pretty expensive
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numbnuts
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2017, 16:41:08 PM »

Think Ritchie posted a link to these previously, anyone know if they are suitable for King and link pin?

http://www.jegs.com/i/QA1/122/TS403/10002/-1
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2017, 18:02:22 PM »

So the link above is for the rears, but still searching for some fronts.
I spoke with customer services at GAZ and they are confirming which model they have but they do sell a 90/10 shock for beetles
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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 13:27:41 PM »

Well if anyone is interested in this apart from me the response from GAZ is that the GT5-2301 shocks are what I need and they will cost 55.00 each + carriage & vat
Hope this helps someone in the future
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leec
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« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2017, 14:43:22 PM »

So that's the part number from GAZ for a 90/10 shock for a link pin beam?

If so.....Ask them if we get discount for 2 pairs. I need a pair for the notch

Lee

After a quick google, are you sure that part number isn't just a standard adjustable shock?
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« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2017, 17:16:04 PM »

I had the Competition Engineering shocks on the front of my old car. It was balljoint rather than linkpin, but they were 3-way adjustable 90/10, 60/40 and somewhere in between. Muffler Mike had some shock tower extensions to allow him to use longer versions which were easier to get IIRC.
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« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2017, 20:57:02 PM »

So that's the part number from GAZ for a 90/10 shock for a link pin beam?

If so.....Ask them if we get discount for 2 pairs. I need a pair for the notch

Lee

After a quick google, are you sure that part number isn't just a standard adjustable shock?

Yes the guy I spoke with said he needed to valve it correctly to be a 90/10 shock, he seemed to be very knowledgeable about it. The rears are the same price but valved differently

Already paid for them and also the rears as in the link, wish I knew about the GAZ rears before I ordered from the states Roll Eyes
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« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2017, 21:10:38 PM »

Cool, let me know what you think of them when you get them
Lee
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