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I am currently replacing my suspension components with powder coated items and poly bushes. My front shocks are a bit past it and I need to get replacements before the rebuild. Any advice? It is on my show pony VR6 syncro which doesn't do any serious offroad work. I am after a sportier ride on road. I have the AVO adjustable shocks on the rear which are fine performance wise but the finish is down right disgraceful . They were expensive and after 1 year the finish was crap after two the finish horrible. I am hoping they will clean up and a coat of paint will sort them out. I don't want to use AVOs again.

I have looked on Brickys and he is selling Trailmasters. Are these any good and do they hold up in the finish department? Any other suggestions? My van is raised but is currently using standard 14" shocks.

Thanks in advance.
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Got a set of trailmaster fronts looking for a new owner only had about 1 years use as converted to 16 fronts with the lidl springs pm me if your interested in France but will send you some pics when I get back
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stick to stock while you still can

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Has anyone here tried the gowesty Fox shock set? They do look nice...
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Got pictures of the Spax coil overs today.
Oof!
Should be with me Tuesday.
Maybe a while before we sell them but testing should start soon!
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Aidan wrote:stick to stock while you still can

^^^^^^^

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stock - they're about right.
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