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archigraphe
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« on: February 24, 2022, 09:18:29 AM »

Hello All.  I have to adapt rear hpe strut To fit insert in it. Can you indicate me where I have to  cut the strut ?

I lost the betaboyz post who mention it.

May be Mark can show me??

Than to all.
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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2022, 11:23:43 PM »

I've not done this yet, but:

I'd cut the top cap off leaving as much material as possible. You can
then remove the existing insert.
Clean it out, and insert the new shock. With your new weld-on bits
to hand, you'll be able to measure exactly where to trim the pipe so that
you achieve the correct position.
You'll want to have the screw-down part mostly in the collar, but of course without
going in too far. [I haven't seen the kit, so i'm not familiar with how the two parts fit together]

I'm sure someone will amend this if necessary.

I'll be watching your progress, please keep us updated!

Regards, Nigel
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