This allowed me to make a front mount that fit nicely in the Midget's engine bay. The lever arm shock valve is disabled so that no dampening action occurs through the lever. Mountney Traditional Woodrim The A40 was fitted with telescopics at the rear as standard, go figure, I assume it was a load thing but then Morris Minors had lever arms at the back IIRC unless the van or pick-up which had telescopics. Modified Monroe Shock Absorber with dust shield removed on the upper shock in the photo seen below. Rover V8 Engine Paint.
Heim-jointed braces help too. Motor oil doesn't sound right to me, but I not to familiar with the characteristics of the synthetic motor oil. Rigorously tested to withstand years of abuse Perfect for automotive or powersports applications. Rust and wear grooves limit the spring travel and raise the spring rate. Get the item you ordered or your money back. Actually, the coil or leaf springs absorb shock; the dampers dampen oscillation.
MG Midget Front Recon Shock Absorber - GSAE drivers side
I eventually converted to telescopic. They are nothing special and just cheapy replacements for the standard Mini shocks but just the thing to experiment with. Highly recommended for many Armstrong aluminum body shocks, esp. I beleive once you look at the comparative costs and maintenance costs, you will be better informed. Read item description or contact seller for postage options. I agree outright with Ryan, but do not diminish the route John has chosen. New ones are very expensive as I found out On the front of my B they were one more of the parts that had to be sent off for rebuilds.
It may be possible to create a simillar arragement provided you get Peter to install a valve with a lever on it that could be actuated by a solinoid. Most people will agree that the best idea is replacing the original lever arms. Post by Generis Reyes Designed for our customers who enjoy driving their cars with performance in mind. The most obvious car to look at is a Mini which is as light as a Midget and has a similar amount of travel. Back to home page Return to top.