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Old 01-11-2018, 06:50 PM   #1
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So having trouble locating some rear FX3 shocks.

The question is what is the difference on the 92-95 rear shocks? Can they be used in place?

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So having trouble locating some rear FX3 shocks.

The question is what is the difference on the 92-95 rear shocks? Can they be used in place?

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In regard to applications of FX3 Shocks 90-91 and 92-later.......
You can't just change out the gear on top as entire rod needs to be changed due to the valving holes. You can use 92 FX3s in 90-91 Application if you upgrade to the newer controller and vice-versa.

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Cliff is correct. The shocks for the 89 FX-3 equipped cars are the same as well. The early system FX-3 for the C4 was 89-91 and in addition to the top gears the internal valving is different. GC

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What’s wrong with the rear shocks? If they are simply worn out, have them rebuilt. Apparently Bilstein no longer rebuilds oem shocks but other places do.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Info/Shock
http://deltavee.net/services/

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What’s wrong with the rear shocks? If they are simply worn out, have them rebuilt. Apparently Bilstein no longer rebuilds oem shocks but other places do.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Info/Shock
http://deltavee.net/services/

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Yes just old a tried. I will look into getting them rebuilt thanks for the info.
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Mike, I have a full set of shocks but its been so long ago when I bought them, I forgot what model year they fit. How do I tell the difference?
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Mike, I have a full set of shocks but its been so long ago when I bought them, I forgot what model year they fit. How do I tell the difference?
I am not sure either. Can you PM the part numbers and I will figure it out.

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I have the receipt from the place I bought mine a few years ago. I wouldntbbother having them rebuilt if you can find new. I sent mine to a reputable shop and the guy tried to scam me. Ended up costing him a new set of OEM shocks.
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