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    Silver Hawk Member Swifster's Avatar
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    I have a pair of '64 sedans. I'd be looking at one set for the Daytona. I guessing they'd be the same as the '63's...
    Tom - Bradenton, FL

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    Mine are all the earlier type on the rear, with horizontal bottom pin, instead of bayonet type.

    Any idea of price yet?

    Thanks,
    Joe H

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    I will take a full set Front & Rear for my '64 Daytona.

    It looks like those on this String that want them, will all have to be PM'd as they may never see this string again.
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    Joe, you had mentioned that you might want 2 or 3 sets so I would like to know about the years to determine potentially how many adapters for the front I might need to build. I am nut sure about the price yet. It will depend on the number of shocks and configuration. I still do not have a solution for the older style rear shocks but hope to have one soon. I hesitate to state a price but it should be under $135 and could be as low as $110 each.

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    Rich, I suspect that you are correct and will PM those that don't respond.

    Also anyone else who is interested should indicate so now as this may be a one time deal.

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    My Avanti is R3416.
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    REAR SHOCKS ONLY........'63 Avanti #1348
    Thanks
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    I would like one full set for my 1963 Avanti #2289

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    Avanti Serial Number for a set of Koni shocks

    Need front and rear Konis for my 63 Avanti, serial number is 63R1411. Thanks for putting the effort into this project!

    Steve

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    David,

    To re-affirm post #10, count me in for a set of front & rear shocks to suit my `63 Avanti #63R-2962

    Thank you for all your effort. Judging by the responses there are a few of us looking for these.

    Ken Buchanan

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    I think I have everyone's info now. For some reason I had a Don Wilson listed but don't know where that came from.

    It is interesting to note that most of my responses came from this site with only a couple from the AOAI and Racing Studebaker sites.
    David L

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    Don Wilson, Centralia, WA

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    Well, I guess I didn't pay attention!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 64Avanti View Post
    Well, I guess I didn't pay attention!
    Easy to miss, you didn't start that thread. Above I mentioned my Avanti is #3416. Don't know where the cut off is for early vs late.
    Don Wilson, Centralia, WA

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    Up through 1224 used the 62 style shocks.

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    To reaffirm post #4, I will take one set, front and rear for 62GT, with horizontal lower mount pins in the rear.
    Thanks for making this happen.

    Joe H

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    To reaffirm, I will take a complete set of 4 for my 1964 Avanti, R5575.

    Thanks for doing this!!

    John

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    I haven't heard anything about this in quite a while. Is there any update?

    Thanks.

    John

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    Koni Shocks for Old Studes

    Quote Originally Posted by Hulleywoodworking View Post
    I haven't heard anything about this in quite a while. Is there any update?

    Thanks.

    John
    I am still interested in a set of front and rear shocks for my 1963 Avanti:

    Need front and rear Konis for my 63 Avanti, serial number is 63R1411. Thanks for putting the effort into this project!


    thanks,

    Steve

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    We are set on the front shocks and 63 and newer rear shocks. We are still working on the rear shocks for 62 and earlier cars (actually that includes the earliest Avanti's). I will update later this week.
    David L

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    Quote Originally Posted by 64Avanti View Post
    We are set on the front shocks and 63 and newer rear shocks. We are still working on the rear shocks for 62 and earlier cars (actually that includes the earliest Avanti's). I will update later this week.
    Great! Thanks for doing this!!

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    Sorry I don't have the update as I had a Cardiac Ablation last Wednesday and have been off of work since then. I will try to talk to Koni this week about the early rear shocks. There aren't too many that expressed interest in those so the price might be higher. Never thought it would take so long!
    David L

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    Any update on these shocks?

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    I don't feel a need for Koni's but I do feel a need for new shocks. Since I am new to Studebakers I'd appreciate a suggestion for an OEM replacement. Thanks, John Taylor

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    Welcome to the SDC and to the SDC Forum John!

    I sent you a PM (Private Message on the Dark Blue Stripe at the Top of the page), glad you found our Website I recommended.
    StudeRich
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