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Introducing myself - T bucket owner

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by PhilMay, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. PhilMay

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    Introducing myself - hi my name is Phil I am building aT bucket 350 Chevy drop tube front axle and vette irs. Be interested to speak to other T owners or anyone with similar interests. I have fitted friction shocks on the front but wondered without altering the chassis too much, how to fit gas shocks - has anyone done this without altering the chassis too much. It’s already painted! Could I use gas shocks laid horizontally. Cheers
     
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    Hi Phil, Welcome from the always warm and sunny Caribbean . . . . :cool:

    You could look into using the Spirit shock mounts as they are bolt on.

    If you have lower mounts, or a place to put them in a similar location to where Spirit puts them in the batwings, then their shocks and mounts could be an easy upgrade.

    I'm building a Spirit 27T



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    Welcome from St Louis, Phil. Like the Island Girl said, there are probably some bolt-on options for your setup. I know there are some horizontal shock layouts but the closer to vertical they are the more effective they are.
     
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    Welcome from Ocala, Florida.
     
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    Welcome west coast Florida, I have the friction type on the front seem to work very good just have to watch out for the bad roads no matter what you have
     
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    Wow she is looking very nice !
     
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    Welcome---where are you??
     
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    Welcome from Racine Wisconsin. Post pictures as soon as you can. Enjoy watching other builds
     
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    Howdy from Oklahoma.
     
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    Welcome from The Space Coast of Florida..
     
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    Hi guys sorry not very good yet at this new fancy internet thing thanks for the replys I’m in Scarborough Uk , I will try my friction ones to see how they are but as I said before every one has said don’t use them and get some telescopic so I have just got a pair from SpeedwayMotors they are in the garage waiting to be fitted if I’m not happy. I also tried to get the 30%laid back stainless windscreen posts from SpeedwayMotors but they have stopped selling them has anyone know of anyone who sells them cheers Phil
     
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    Just a few pics. You might be able to see the shocker set up I have. They are speedways.
     
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    First pic
     
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    Let me know if you can see the photos as they appear but when I press send they aren’t on here?
     
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    Phil, you must have 10 posts before you can upload photos. Sometimes even with your 10 posts it may take the moderators a day or two give you permissions.
     
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    Sorry I wasn’t aware I had to do the 10 posts first, Will post again soon, cheers
     
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    That's OK, Phil. Keep posting comments and you'll get there. :geek:
     
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    Welcome from Stockton , California.
     
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    Welcome to the Forum Phil from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. I like the idea of the Vette IRS, would definitely help the ride.
     






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