|The MGA With An Attitude
ADJUSTABLE SHOCK ABSORBER, FRONT #2 - FS-122
Peter Caldwell of World Wide Auto Parts in Madison Wisconsin writes:
"Here's what we are doing on MGBs and Sprites.".
Picture above shows a modification to a standard MGB front shock. Picture below shows modification to a Sprite/Midget front shock. The MGA front shock mod would be similar the MGB, except the body is reversed relative to the arm.
The modification here is to drill and tap an external port either side of the internal control valve, then pipe in an external needle valve for adjustment of stiffness. I suppose they also install a heavy duty internal control valve to provide maximum stiffness, then use the external control to soften the damping by allowing some oil to bypass the internal restrictors.
For more information contact:
World Wide Auto Parts
2517 Seiferth Rd., Madison, WI 53716
North America Toll-free (800) 362-1025
Voice (608) 223-9400
Fax (608) 223-9403
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