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Thread: Front Shock Extended Length

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    Senior Member Josh's Avatar
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    Front Shock Extended Length

    Can some one help me out, Just need a measurement of the stock girling front shock.

    From the center of the lower bushing to the base of the top stud.

    Thank you in advance!

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    Do you need it under a load? I can get a measurement, but the car is on stands.
    Rob Depew
    Tacoma, Wa
    '81 DeLorean 4877 Grey, Auto, 4 wheels
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    Senior Member DMC-81's Avatar
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    I dug out my old Girlings and measured them, and here's what I got:

    Length Compressed: 10.125"
    Length Extended: 12.50"
    Stroke: 2.375"
    Dana

    1981 DeLorean DMC-12 (5 Speed, Gas Flap, Black Interior, Windshield Antenna, Dark Gray)
    Restored as "mostly correct, but with flaws corrected". Pictures and comments of my restoration are in the albums section on my profile.
    2006 Dodge Magnum R/T (D/D)
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    Senior Member Josh's Avatar
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    Just need a free, extended length.

    Thank you Dana you are the best!

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    Senior Member DMC-81's Avatar
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    You're welcome, anytime.
    Dana

    1981 DeLorean DMC-12 (5 Speed, Gas Flap, Black Interior, Windshield Antenna, Dark Gray)
    Restored as "mostly correct, but with flaws corrected". Pictures and comments of my restoration are in the albums section on my profile.
    2006 Dodge Magnum R/T (D/D)
    2010 Camaro SS (Transformers Edition)

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