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Old 02-24-2010, 05:50 PM   #1
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Exclamation Needing some lower shock mount measurements...

I am currently in the process of having Jon Brakke build me a set of tubular control arms for my build and he doesn't have a set of OEM NA control arms to get measurements on for the spacing between (inner tab distance) the lower shock mount for it to slide into place. Unfortunately, I do not have mine nor do I have a spare set of shocks laying around... This measurement can however be obtained by measuring the width of the widest part of the lower shock mount for a coilover (including the bushing if necessary). As long as the shock base fits into the factory mounts the measurement should be good. I need to know both the fronts and rears with a set of dial calipers. If anyone could measure this for me it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for the help guys.

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Just in case my original description was too hard to understand what I am looking for... Here is a picture. Need these measurements for the front and the rear shocks. Thanks guys!

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I could measure my old shocks that are in the shed. How accurate do you need them to be?
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Need it to be to the closest 1/10 millimeter... I have a set of dial calipers but no spare shocks. :(
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I'll give it a shot, no guarantees though
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Your assistance will be greatly appreciated...
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I can't find my digital calipers right now, so I'll take some measurements tomorrow
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Not a biggy man... Just post up and let me know. It's not a huge deal yet as I'm still getting funding together for the build. Just sending Jon all of the information so he will be ready to go when I send him the money. I have someone else checking as well to verify.
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Is that for both the front and the rear? Hard to tell in the pic, but it is obvious it is 44.5 mm NOT 4.45 mm. Haha! Thanks man!
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Just need a measurement of the rears now to VERIFY that they are the same as the front. Would suck to have an expensive control arm built that I can't use. :(
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Got verification that front and rear are the same at 45 mm approximately. Thanks guys!
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