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Old 02-04-2017, 01:57 PM
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Default Replace rear shocks

I have a nice tiger driver. I want to replace my rear shocks. Which shocks do you guys recommend? Also where would I get bushings for the new shocks?? This is not a autocrosser.
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Old 02-04-2017, 06:08 PM
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Sunbeam specialties sells some regular road shocks ( Monroe or kyb iirc) then you have the more sporty adjustable options from spax and koni.

Cat used to offer edelbrock shocks as well, all come wish bushings I believe.
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Old 02-05-2017, 08:57 PM
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Old 02-05-2017, 11:10 PM
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Default A couple of references

Hi

Here's a couple of numbers for rears you might want to investigate other than the regular Koni quoted numbers. I've used the Gabriel Ultra for a "comfort" ride, plus I had ready access to them at a good price so it wasn't a huge cost imposte to test. I'm happy with them in that ride context.

I also have Konis installed but I can't be bothered adjusting for that "right ride" so they're probably set a little too hard at the moment. I could probably get them per a similar setting to the Gabriels, but from what you've intimated, more coin for a shock than you need to dispense with I'm guessing.

It wouldn't take too much research for you to backsolve to other brands per MK's suggestions (which is what I did with the KYBs - I have no personal experience with them per sť).

Rear Shocks
KYB
AGX 743019
Gas Adjust KG5562

Gabriel
69676 Ultra
81841 Guardian

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Old 02-08-2017, 08:17 PM
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Anything that fits a Fox Body Mustang will work on the rear of a Tiger.
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Old 02-09-2017, 04:32 PM
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Just FYI,
There is a set of new KYB AGX listed on eBay right now in the Sunbeam Tiger section..

Yes, I am affiliated with that sale.

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