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Compbrake Adjustable Top Mounts

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Have the centre of the nut machined out mate:

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The compbrake top mounts I found needed some tweaks on mine too, I also ground down an old socket to fit the adjustment nut
 

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Really? Is this what’s needed with a brand new piece of kit?
Trouble is they're not designed to be used with a specific shock absorber, people are using them with various different configurations so some mods are generally going to be required for fitment. I need to get mine machined out like above too really.
 

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Andy if I remember I'll get pics of mine tomorrow as I'm running GAZ ghas the same as you, I didn't need to machine the top nut at all, from memory the thread is almost flush with the top of the nut, are you running the oem bearing?
 
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I had the adjustable dampers same as you Andy, they came with the metal adjuster nut in my picture, Im now running the Gold kit which have the adjuster on the strut casing.

I bored the nut out down to the start of the threads, which is approx what you`ve measured in your picture, dont forget you could always use an 8mm socket instead of the plastic adjuster
 
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Thanks Todd. No, I haven’t got a bearing there, just what’s on the mounts. Is it necessary to have an OEM bearing?. I’ll definitely have to do something to that top nut to get the knob to fit. There’s no way it’s going to fit in the way it is!!
Here’s a few more photos...

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Cheers Tom. I’ll take the nut off tomorrow to see what I can do. An 8mm socket just about fits the top of the hex, but needs a bit of pressure on it to prevent it slipping. I’m able to take the adjustment all the way from soft to hard and vice versa. However!, the adjustment doesn’t click as you rotate it, is this normal for the front? I know the rear damping has about 16 setting clicks from soft to hard, which is really ideal and convenient.
Did y use a pillar drill to bore y nut?
 

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Err i definatly would of thought it should click!..... But as i type this, I remember my koni's never clicked which is what made the adjuster knob so important so u could tell how far u turned it.

Yea mine are gold coliovers so their all built into the leg
 

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My ghas dont click, neither do my koni rears
 

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