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Rear shock length for cv joint driveshafts

PostPost by: billwill » Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:02 pm

I think the hole is D shaped in the spring-abutment plate (the shallow cup thingy that holds the top of the spring.
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:54 am

The shafts are typically hard chromed to protect the surface and provide a smooth polished surface for the seal and top rod bearing.

The step and D of the shaft is required to locate the top spring cap

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