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Technical Fricton Shocks (home made?)

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by steve hackel, May 15, 2014.

  1. steve hackel
    Joined: Mar 5, 2010
    Posts: 201

    steve hackel
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    Hello;I searched the tech library and found nothing, so I will start here.
    Does anyone make friction shocks, and I don't mean Speedway Motors (I have a 30 A' coupe). Can they be made at home? Does anyone have an accurate drawing and material list? What did you use for the friction material and center bolt for the shock arm/mount? How about good pictures? How well do they really work? I have access to a lathe, Bridgeport, saws, TIG welder and nearly anything else that might be needed - SO - can someone help me out with a little technical home schooling? Thanks,
     
  2. craftscustoms
    Joined: Mar 16, 2005
    Posts: 219

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    Needlouvers in his "bucket of ugly " thread has started making his own. I'd give you a link or something but I don't know how .
     
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  5. evintho
    Joined: May 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,265

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    That's a huge thread! Can someone direct me to the page showing needlouvers tech article on making friction shocks?
     

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