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77 midget rear shock conversion

77_MG_Midget

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A guy on E-Bay is advertising a rear shock conversion kit, to convert to tubular shocks, for a semi-eliptical midget. says you only have to drill one hole and that it's completely reversable. Anyone have any experience with this?

I've read that doing a front shock conversion is horribly bad on the wishbone/spring pan and will result in cracking and eventual failure. But what about the rear shocks?

And, are the factory shocks adequete enough where this type of conversion is unnecessary?
 

BradHollister

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With Limited Prep H-Production race-trimmed midgets running rear quarter eliptial spings/lever shocks on the track, I don't think a tube shock would be needed for the street.

Brad Hollister
 

Matthew E. Herd

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Perhaps not needed .... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif ... I autocross mine and run STP in the lever arms. It seems quite stiff, and I feel no real need to change them. (Plenty of more important improvements, in my opinion).
 
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