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Hope someone can help me. On my 57 2-door hardtop the previous owner
moved the upper mounting location for the rear shocks from trunk floor pan
to mounting plates he welded to the frame on two sides directly below the
original trunk floor pan. He had a pair of old, leaking air shocks installed, brand
name long since rusted away. I dont even know if they even worked properly.
I thought there was a way to measure for getting a proper fitting shock or
air shock. I can find some information but it for 4 x 4's and off road appli-
cations. I know there is an after-market bar that you can get, but the plates
that were fabricated were actually done neatly and I hate to cut them out
beings they are welded to the frame. Any help would be apprecited.
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Compressed length of the shock should be a little shorter than the distance between the mounts with suspension compressed till the bump stops are touching...
 
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