Impact absorbers

Mopar Body and Trim

  1. gm1236

    gm1236 Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible to disassemble the impact absorber and remove the internal spring, oil and valve? Then collapse it and weld or put some screws in it at the desired lenght?
     
  2. Dana67Dart

    Dana67Dart Like a fine wine, only getting better with age! FABO Gold Member

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    Are you talking about the shock absorbers?

    Is you intent to have a way to fix a ride height to see what it will look like?
     
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    I’m talking about the ones in the bumpers. 74 and up.
    Thanks
     
  4. Dana67Dart

    Dana67Dart Like a fine wine, only getting better with age! FABO Gold Member

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    Ok got it. What is your intent?
     
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    Murray FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    No.
     
  6. Tanker

    Tanker My first Chrysler

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    The only thing I’d ever want to do the ones on my 75 is restore them and put them back in good working order. The two on the rear bumper saved my car from catastrophic damage back in the 80’s.
     
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    67Dart440GT Seriously Long Member FABO Gold Member

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    I assume this is to pull the bumpers in and make it a tighter fit. I guess you could collapse them and tack weld to hold where you want. Sounds like a lot of work and if you want to move the bumpers in maybe make some brackets of your own.
     
  8. Demonracer

    Demonracer 71 Demon 00 Ram 16 Chrysler 300S 05 Caravan FABO Gold Member

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    Just be careful drilling the absorbers, a friend accidentally drilled one on a BMW. It had quite a bit of pressure & shot oil into his face, luckily he was smart enough to be wearing safety glasses.
     
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