Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

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Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

Post by Vermilion » Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:43 pm

The problem is that i might need to rise/get rear axle higher. What is the best way to do it?
Is the available height ajustable rear shock absorbers/springs?

(The reason is that I ordered a set of Calvert low-profile Caltracs and they reduce my rear height by 3,5")

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Re: Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

Post by Not_Anumber » Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:27 pm

Trolley jack and a pair of axle stands should do it :lowrider:

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Re: Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

Post by Vermilion » Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:42 am

Not_Anumber wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:27 pm
Trolley jack and a pair of axle stands should do it :lowrider:
so funny.... It is hard to drive with axle stands.....
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Re: Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:05 pm

Take the cement bags out of the boot .😁
I have seen coil over shocks fitted with the leaf springs still in sutu , they are a bit of extra thats adjustable in both ride height and dampening ( if you get adjustable dampening shocks ) and there is the option to try different spring rates . Wether you use springs or air shocks to raise the back it will effectively stiffen up the rear springing, maybe to much ....in which case put the cement back in 😆
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Re: Ford Capri Mk1 72-> adjustable rear shock/springs.

Post by Vermilion » Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:50 pm

I have these fitted
https://www.burtonpower.com/single-leaf ... ls230.html

Arc of that spring is lower and is same as 1,5" lowering kit with 2.8i leaf springs.
https://1drv.ms/v/s!Ak0ev910-aPV_GCdz5YFLlPZg8gz

Those single leafs are pretty much the same as 3 leaf normal springs.

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