[TR] TR4 Investigating replacing the Armstrong lever shocks with telescopic rear shock conversions

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 05:44:19 MST 2020

I also use socket head cap screws in place of the original shock mounting
bolts.  Much easier to get really tight.  I also prefer Stover nuts rather
than Nylocs for that application.


On Sun, Dec 6, 2020, 9:38 AM Will Daehler <will.daehler at gmail.com> wrote:

> When going over bumps in my TR4 I have quite a rattle from the right rear
> area of my car.  I have poked around by the axle, and thought I have fixed
> the problem a couple of times.  I have replaced the springs and refilled
> the Armstrong shocks.  I have poked around. While looking through my Moss
> catalog I noticed the kits for replacing the Armstrong shocks with these
> brackets that you could mount shock absorbers to. But the kits are NLS.  No
> Longer Supplied.  I was wondering why the kits  were discontinued.  It
> could have been that they caused damage to the frame, or just didn’t work.
> I was hoping somebody had any first-hand knowledge or experience on this
> topic that they could discuss. I wonder if the racing group all have custom
> and proprietary set ups.
> Will Daehler
> 63 TR4
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