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View Poll Results: Modern Shock Kit
Bert's - $350 2 9.52%
Ken Davis - $275 13 61.90%
Snyder's - $325 4 19.05%
Mac's - $352 2 9.52%
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Old 04-13-2016, 12:12 PM   #1
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Not looking for a lecture, just your opinion, preference, experience and pros and cons of different modern shock kits.
  1. Bert's - $350
  2. Ken Davis - $275
  3. Snyder's - $325
  4. Mac's - 352
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Old 04-13-2016, 12:26 PM   #2
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I do not see my choice for shocks listed so will not vote. I do most of my business with Berts. Rod
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Ken Davis: Best bang for your buck, easy to install, work great.
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Old 04-13-2016, 12:33 PM   #4
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Maybe you should cancel post and start over and include some vendors you omitted. Wayne

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Old 04-13-2016, 02:13 PM   #5
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Best Tube Shock Absorber Kit
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:20 PM   #6
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Why don't you list Brattons or Bill Stipe? Don/WI
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:26 PM   #7
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Why don't you list Brattons or Bill Stipe? Don/WI
Those are not "Modern" aka: tube shocks
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:35 PM   #8
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Those are not "Modern" aka: tube shocks
Brattons has them
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Why don't you list Brattons or Bill Stipe? Don/WI
I was thinking the same until I noticed "Modern" in the title and with the prices.
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:29 PM   #10
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I have been pleased with the Ken Davis shocks kit.
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:59 PM   #11
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My coupe came with modern shocks. How can I identify them?

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Ken's are great. And yes, they don't look original, but they don't stick out and look out of place like some of the big shocks I've seen on some cars with big brackets. Ken's make a better ride & are well made brackets.
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Old 04-14-2016, 07:03 AM   #13
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I put the Snyder's kit on my Tudor. Happy with it. Easy install.
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Old 04-14-2016, 07:22 AM   #14
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When I made mine, I didn't realize that they could be purchased. Stupid Me (Smacking myself in the forehead) Ah what the hey! I can design and make them myself for lot less than these guys charge. I used Monroe 59017, costs about $25 apiece. This shock is the type that has a "eye" at both ends. I used 5/8 11 bolts to mount them. These are rear only.
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Old 04-14-2016, 02:03 PM   #15
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May want to check out Bratton's kit. Nice powder coat, oil filled shocks (not gas), and the front to- frame upper brackets have outside rounded corners. No drilling except 2 holes in rear cross member ( similar to other vendors ). The fronts clamp to axle with evenly tightened allen head screws. Some sources debate virtues of gas charged vs. oil shocks. Gas may ride a little stiffer. As stated by others, Panhard bars on the fronts conflict with tube shock set up.
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Old 04-14-2016, 02:17 PM   #16
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Sullivan's supply some of the vendors and their cost is very competitive Wayne
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Have a friend who just installed a shock kit from Sullivan's Garage , and is very pleased with the way they installed and work .
http://sullivansgarage-com.3dcartsto...ete_p_568.html
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