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My '58 was manufactured in September 1958.

It has the shock setup that Dave shows in the picture from the manual.
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My '58 was manufactured in September 1958.

It has the shock setup that Dave shows in the picture from the manual.
Thanks Yellowbird, which brand/type of shocks are you using on the rear? How is the comfort/handling?
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I will have to look at my records. I bought them from I believe Greg Hines on Ebay. I'm satisfied with them
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The rear shocks have the number 739066 on them. I do not see a brand on them.
I purchased these from Greg Hire in Ft. Wayne Indiana.
His phone number is 260-484-0435. He advertised on Ebay.
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Thanks Leonard, i found it via google as a Gabriel classic shock. I will see if i can find this shock here locally, that would save me some shipping costs.
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I just want to remind you that my shocks are like the ones pictured from the service manual. It does not have the upper and lower stud.

Good luck!!!
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I just want to remind you that my shocks are like the ones pictured from the service manual. It does not have the upper and lower stud.

Good luck!!!
But the drawing shows a stud on the upper side and an eye end on the lower. That is what I have as well.
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That's great! Just wanted to make sure!
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No idea, I stick with Koni's or KYBs
Koni makes SB shocks? have PN's?
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Measured the distance between the lower shock mounting bolts, but have a distance of 2 3/4" between them. That would mean the the lower mount should be an XP6, and that one i don´t see in the list from Monroe.
Or i just have to buy a lower open eye end shock, which is already installed on mine now.
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