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LOCKDOWN DIARIES - WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TODAY? => What Have You Done to Your Leafer Today? => Topic started by: DennisM on March 25, 2020, 01:35:07 am

Title: 110-850 Shock Absorbers replaced
Post by: DennisM on March 25, 2020, 01:35:07 am
Well, I have plenty to do but just lacking the motivation (slightly) after having a heart attack 15/1/20, I'm slowly getting back to some form of normality, and with this enforced lockdown and social distancing, I thought it was time I fitted the 4 new shock absorbers to my S2 Comm/Recon car (ex mil).
It was a straight forward job, I made a tool to make life easier a very long time ago, it is used to compress the bottom shock absorber rubber, to make it easier to remove the split pin and of course to ease the pain when refitting it, here it is shown with a quick clamp
(https://i.imgur.com/RqnrLq2l.jpg)
and a close up with the pin removed
(https://i.imgur.com/EJjHvHel.jpg)
the tool which is dead easy to make
(https://i.imgur.com/J7AuhZGl.jpg)
I must get around to shortening it by at least 1.25", anyway each shock absorber was changed in less than 10 minutes per side, bggest hassle for me was lifting the wheels back into place, anyway cheers all, n stay safe dgs
Title: Re: 110-850 Shock Absorbers replaced
Post by: hippydave on March 25, 2020, 09:31:19 am
More refined than my set up Dennis.
Title: Re: 110-850 Shock Absorbers replaced
Post by: DennisM on March 26, 2020, 12:16:05 am
Bloody hell mate, that is a complicated setup, feel free to copy mine, cheers dennis  dgs