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The one on the shock come with new shocks, they don't sell those separate.

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You should get new shock bushings with your new shocks, so it shouldn't be a problem.

 

For future reference a variety of rubber and urethane bushings are available, at least on this side of the pond. Here's an example:

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/search/Shock+Bushings+&+Hardware+(Universal)/N0257/C0035.oap?year=1971&make=Ford&model=Mustang&vi=5139352

 

 

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The one on the shock come with new shocks, they don't sell those separate.

Thank You. I am replacing shocks

 

Steve, New shocks are the way to go. However, what I found when I replaced my shocks with KYB gas-a-just, the nuts did not compress the rubber bushing enough to hold them in place and they moved. The threads are too short I guess. My "fix" was to use a thick 3/8th" washer top and bottom under the caps, i.e. placed inside the caps. This applied more pressure to the rubbers and has not been an issue since. I say this as a caution that some shocks my cause this problem and this is just a heads up.

Geoff.

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I got some Monroes from rockauto no issues would recommend.

 

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Thank You for the info Geoff

 

Steve,

Just one more thought and that is to make sure the rubbers are correctly fitted to the cap hole. Most rubbers I've seen have two different diameter shoulders. I'm stating the obvious I'm sure, but!!!

This problem I had may only be with the KYB's, but I felt it worth mentioning.

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