[ROVERNET - UK] Sd-1 front struts (dampers)
morey814 at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 3 03:18:05 BST 2004
Bill, try this email address. asales at austecxracing.com He handles Pedders
suspension parts from Aussie land. He is very co-operative. helpful and
reasonable. The struts have been recommended by a member of the Dutch SD1
site. The recommender is Aussie. I have ordered a set but have not received
them yet so I am unable to tell what quality they are. The price for 2 was
175Usd plus 50 for shipping if you can wait for a container. That is by far
the most reasonable I have found.
Hope this keeps the "black beast" on the road.
>From: "Bill Daddis" <magnet at roverclub.org>
>Reply-To: magnet at roverclub.org, rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Sd-1 front struts (dampers)
>Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 20:59:32 -0500
>I wonder if any Rovernetters in North America (or particularly
>Canada) have a usable pair of front Macpherson struts for a 1980
>SD-1. The ones on my son's car are really, really bad, to the point
>where even a small bump sets off some pretty fierce oscillations.
>We could get a new pair from Rimmer Bros. but what with the
>shipping and customs charges, we figure it would cost more than
>the car is worth. If some kind soul has a set off a parts car, we'd be
>happy to to take them off your hands for a reasonable figure.
>I give my son a lot of credit for wanting to run his SD-1 as a daily
>driver all year round; it's been on the road for about a year and a
>half now, and considering he paid only $500 for it (although we've
>probably put another $2000 into it) it's still been a pretty good deal.
>But I fear unless we can find a set of struts, it may be the end of the
>line for the Black Beast....
>All help, suggestions, etc, most gratefully appreciated!
> -- Bill Daddis
>Aurora, Ontario, Canada
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