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Post by Sabreite » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:43 am

Morning Jacques
The poly bushes do not give the flexible movement that the old rubber bush had, and therefore is likely to damage the shaft, as you are aware and the reason for your question. The rear ones are not the problem as they move in the conventional way.
Have you discussed with Gaz the strange arc movement of the flailing arm on the Sabra before they made the shock?
Can you post a photo of the top and bottom of the shock and what type of poly bush fitting you have? We can then have a think. A softer rubber bush on the bottom may be the answer but we need to see what you have.
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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:59 am

Poly comes in lots of hardness (shore) - might be worth asking Gaz for the specs?


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Post by philhoward » Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:00 pm

Until they make a poly bush that behaves like rubber, I suspect there will always be a compromise..

I was about to suggest it sounds perfect for a rose (spherical) joint but I gather that's not permitted in Belgium. If it was covered in a suitable rubber boot (for example) would they be able to tell?


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Post by jvasabra » Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:36 pm

Hello all,
Thanks for the replies.
As some of you know Sabra GT 4808 was a car I restored, then sold to a ex Sabra owner , who enjoys the car now. Therefor I am still interested/preoccupied with the welfare of the car and his owner. That's why I ask the questions.
I will see if I can send you a picture.
Rose joint is used by another Belgian owner on a damper and he passed MOT , so probably no legal problem.
Kind regards,
Jacques



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Post by jvasabra » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:27 pm

Hi,
As asked herewith a picture of the GAZ shock for Sabra/e 4.



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Post by jvasabra » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:33 pm

No picture added. Maybe it is too big ( 3 MB) . I try later.



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Post by jvasabra » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:42 pm

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