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Old 21st October 2020, 22:18
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The problem I found with short springs on standard shocks was that to get the ride height right the springs had to be too short for the shock at full extension so they were loose, which is both a safety issue and an MOT fail.

The Gaz shocks have an adjustable bottom seat which allows the correct ride height to be set with standard length springs, which is much safer and it's easier to obtain the right springs.

That was with a six-pot fitted, and I've found that in the Speedster I'm building at the moment, which has a Herald four pot up front, the 180lb Spitfire springs still ride too high even with the Gaz shocks at their lowest setting, hence switching them for earlier 150lb rated ones, which are just right.

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