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Girling shocks
« on: 18.06. 2010 06:56 »
I have purchased new upper (black) and lower (chrome) shrouds for my A10 girling shocks - what is the best way to replace shrouds and are there any tips or traps?
Help please!!
1930 BSA B30-3 Side Valve Girder (being restored)
1955 BSA A10 Road Rocket
1955 BSA A10 Golden Flash
1956 BSA A10 Road Rocket
1951 BSA A10 Golden Flash
1956 BSA DB32 Gold Star Clubman
1958 BSA A10 Super Rocket
1961 BSA C15 (being restored)
1961 BSA C15 Star "America" (being restored)
1961 BSA A10 "Big Valve" Super Rocket (being restored)
1963 BSA A10 Rocket Gold Star

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Re: Girling shocks
« Reply #1 on: 18.06. 2010 13:30 »
To do this task without the risk of damaging your paint you really need the BSA suspension servicing tool part number 61-3503. This can be obtained from Lightning Spares



There are two types of retaining collars



Fig 1 ( one piece collar) will be difficult to remove without the service tool fig 2 (split collars) can be removed more easily. In either case set the unit to its softest setting. You will need an assistant to push down while you release the collars. Having got the collars out you can fit your new parts. You will find it more difficult to refit the collars than to remove them. This is especially likely with the single piece collar. Anyway good luck.

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Re: Girling shocks
« Reply #2 on: 19.06. 2010 10:06 »
Thank you for your assistance gentlemen..... I shall give it a go and let you know how I fare.
1930 BSA B30-3 Side Valve Girder (being restored)
1955 BSA A10 Road Rocket
1955 BSA A10 Golden Flash
1956 BSA A10 Road Rocket
1951 BSA A10 Golden Flash
1956 BSA DB32 Gold Star Clubman
1958 BSA A10 Super Rocket
1961 BSA C15 (being restored)
1961 BSA C15 Star "America" (being restored)
1961 BSA A10 "Big Valve" Super Rocket (being restored)
1963 BSA A10 Rocket Gold Star

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Re: Girling shocks
« Reply #3 on: 11.09. 2018 11:09 »
I’ve spent the afternoon making this which took five minutes to use. Shocks look lovely with fresh paint, chrome and new bushes.
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