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#553287 - 11/01/19 06:21 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: HeadlessBlue]
Michael P Offline

L - Learner Plates On

Registered: 02/09/12
Posts: 191
Loc: Vienna, Austria
Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Richard W- please excuse my ignorance but what do the Wolf performance rebound spring gaiters actually do for the car/drive? Does it involve full replacement of some element of the suspension or something simply added and is it costly or well worth the investment?
Thanks
HB

https://www.wolfperformance.co.uk/rebound-spring-gaiters.html
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#553313 - 11/01/19 08:52 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: Michael P]
HeadlessBlue Online   content
Just Getting Started

Registered: 29/12/18
Posts: 61
Loc: North of Stamford, UK
Thank you for the link - so it extends life of parts rather than “improves/softens” the ride. The cost appears worth it though I guess.
Cheers
HB

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#553315 - 11/01/19 09:09 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: HeadlessBlue]
Paul F Offline

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Loc: Costock, South Nottinghamshire...
Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Thank you for the link - so it extends life of parts rather than “improves/softens” the ride. The cost appears worth it though I guess.
Cheers
HB


Without some form of cover over the rebound spring, road dirt will contaminate the grease and you can expect around 10,000 miles (or less) between suspension overhauls. With a cover / gaiter, then expect in excess of 25,000 miles.
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#553317 - 11/01/19 09:16 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: Paul F]
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Registered: 29/12/18
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Thanks Paul et al. Much appreciate these insights
HB

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#553318 - 11/01/19 09:39 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: Fat Wolfie]
andymot Offline

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Registered: 11/09/14
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Loc: East Sussex, ENGLAND
Great write up - as you cover more miles , whilst bonding with your car , it will get better and better as everything beds in. Lovely looking Morgan by the way. Congratulations - you have bought far more more than a car...……….


Edited by andymot (11/01/19 09:39 PM)
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#553326 - 11/01/19 10:20 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: HeadlessBlue]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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You could always just wrap part of a chopped up inner tube or corrugated split electrical conduit around the lower springs. Hold in place with cable ties. A simpler/cheaper option...
Also, Dave W occasionally has a stock in mohair which are quick to fit (held with velcro).
smile
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#553341 - 11/01/19 11:21 PM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: Graham, G4FUJ]
HeadlessBlue Online   content
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Great idea thanks Graham
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#553351 - 12/01/19 04:25 AM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: andymot]
Stewart S Offline
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Registered: 14/06/14
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Loc: Lancashire, England
Originally Posted By andymot
- you have bought far more more than a car...……….


That’s a good line

Must remember that
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#553365 - 12/01/19 09:01 AM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: Fat Wolfie]
DaveW Offline
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Registered: 11/12/08
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You get a bagful of chums as well.

I must persuade MrsW to make up some more gaiters...... innocent
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#553366 - 12/01/19 09:03 AM Re: First Drive First Impressions [Re: DaveW]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Originally Posted By DaveW
You get a bagful of chums as well.

Yes, just joining one big family! smile
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