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1954 Falcon 67 rear shocks

Post  marcusrm on Tue May 24, 2016 10:11 am

Does anyone have any idea where I can get shocks for this bike? There are plenty available for later models, but these are of a heavier build with a bigger diameter of 60mm, so they don't fit.
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Re: 1954 Falcon 67 rear shocks

Post  Jack Clegg on Tue May 24, 2016 10:51 am

I had my Model 67 original shocks rebuilt by Norman Blakemore (NJB Shocks). He reused the alloy upper mounts, covers & springs on a new gas unit. If I can find the second pair of old shocks you might do the same. I couldn't find replacements. They are so thin.
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Re: 1954 Falcon 67 rear shocks

Post  scootsx2 on Sun May 29, 2016 9:40 pm

If you're not a stickler for authenticity, you might find suitable shocks at Emgo (Taiwan). They had shocks that fit my sidecar when I couldn't source them elsewhere. They probably have UK distributors/retailers.

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Re: 1954 Falcon 67 rear shocks

Post  Tony Rickwood on Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:16 am

I've got the bottom-filler oil type and they both leak. Are they self-serviceable, or will I have to get them rebuilt? Orherwise, they're in pretty ggod nick...
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