Anything besides 90/10 for the front?

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  1. JWS

    JWS New Member

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    I've searched high and low and in between for front adjustable shocks for my '78 Volare but cannot come up with anything other than 90/10s from Calvert. The car will see the street about once a month so looking for adjustables versus changing shocks a dozen times a year.

    What are those of you that use yours dual purpose running for front shocks?

    TIA
     
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    SRTMirada Well-Known Member

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    I modified my lower control arms (silver) to accept A-body shocks. You can take this further and modify them to accept early Camaro shocks. Either way you'll have a much greater selection of quality shocks.

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    That's brilliant.
     
  4. Lightning II

    Lightning II Well-Known Member

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    *THAT* is the mod that was done on the Stealth Bomber that I was trying to find better pictures on.
    Awesome job sir!
     
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    89.Fifth Well-Known Member

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    Which shock are you running specifically? Looking at the spec it's like the lengths and mounts are all wrong to fit an M-body.
     
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    You are correct that different brands of shocks don't necessarily have the same length for a given application. Choose carefully. I'm using Lakewood 90/10 A-body shocks.
     
  7. M_Body_Coupe

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    For what it's worth, I have a NOS set of Koni adjustables that are specific to our rides. My '81 coupe is going to go in a completely different direction, so I won't be able to use them.

    I do have them on my '80 coupe and it's been super nice to fine-tune the ride handling. However it's not a quick "flip the switch" type of an adjustment. You have to rotate the shock having un-locked an internal mechanism first, not tough, but it requires you to un-bolt the lower mount first...time consuming if anything.

    Anyways, if that's what you're looking for shoot me a PM and we can talk price.