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Fox shocks & Gowesty Springs – a few months in…

Background

I have fairly recently fitted a set of Gowesty Camper Products progressive springs and Fox 2.0 shocks to my van. It took a lot research before i decided on a shock and spring set up due to a few reasons which i will explain.

Jargon (Techy stuff)

My main reason for looking for a new set of springs was that for sometime i had been running spring spacers to lift my van. This is a very common way of gaining some ground clearance on a syncro, It’s a great cheap way of gaining some ground clearance, but it has its compromises.

By adding spacers you are moving the position of the spring which gains you ground clearance, however the range of movement in the spring does not change, it is just moved in relation to the other suspension components.

I wanted to fit a set of springs that would give me the ground clearance i required  without any/bare minimum of spacers The Gowesty progressive springs seemed to fit the bill. I have fitted the 2″ lift version on the rear of my van and zero lift to the front (i’ll explain why in a minute). Continue reading

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We’ve teamed up with Go Westy!

We’re proud to announce that we are now able to offer Go Westy Camper products to the United Kingdom. We’ve teamed up with Go Westy to bring you quality parts made by quality people.

We have a selection of parts available right now on our webshop. Have a look here for whats available: http://www.campervanculture.com/product-category/gowesty/

We will be adding much more to the store as time goes by so keep an eye out for some really tasty parts landing real soon!

Also, if there is something you have been yearning after from the Go Westy range, then make sure to get in touch. We can take pre-orders on products if we don’t already have them in stock so that you can guarantee getting them added to our next shipment.

Here’s to the good ol U S of A