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Old 01-04-2018, 12:09 PM   #1
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Hi just wondering if anyone is using rubber cones in a metro frame? Any pics would be a great help! I don't fancy coilovers or coil replacements. Sorry if this has been covered already but a search came up fruitless, thanks in advance
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Old 01-04-2018, 01:49 PM   #2
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I've never seen it done it either, however I think it's a good idea, oh and I hope you didn't spend 7 years building up to post that message
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Old 01-04-2018, 11:04 PM   #3
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My project Scorpion had this setup. I found it very bouncy. The shock absorbers were not good at all if you see my build diary

I can take some pictures if you like.
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Old 01-04-2018, 11:24 PM   #4
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My project Scorpion had this setup. I found it very bouncy. The shock absorbers were not good at all if you see my build diary

I can take some pictures if you like.
it was bouncy, even after 5 pints of cyder,
i put it down to no engine over it,
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Old 02-04-2018, 02:11 PM   #5
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Haha more like 7 years building up to taking the grinder to my mini! Cheers for the replys, had a look at what terryG did to get the cones into the mg subframe and that's pretty much what I was thinking, always good to know someone has tried it first! Looks like you had some really bad luck with project scorpion AGoaty
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Haha more like 7 years building up to taking the grinder to my mini! Cheers for the replys, had a look at what terryG did to get the cones into the mg subframe and that's pretty much what I was thinking, always good to know someone has tried it first! Looks like you had some really bad luck with project scorpion AGoaty
Yes, It's going to be sold on.

Shaun and myself drove around Devon for a night in Scorpion. As stated, it was very bouncy! I do put a lot of that down to the shack absorbers though. Maybe a matching pair rather than a bodged welded together affair would work better.
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:27 PM   #7
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Yeah hopefully with decent dampers and some weight in the front itll be ok. Cheers
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