February 11, 2003
completed all the shocks, but one. These are all the pieces
it takes to build one shock.
the four completed Bilstein shocks. For all you guys that
are going to go out and rebuild your Carrera 6 shocks to look
like these ...don't paint them the color you see. The flash
makes them look Koni red, but the early Bilstein shocks were
two shades darker (brown) than the Konis. Your first look
at a set of new N.O.S. Bilsteins, you would think they're
Konis because of the color. Koni didn't make replacement shocks
in '66 and '67 that looked like Bilsteins.
Mark is welding
the front cap on the right gas tank pod.
save the old pod, but we can use some of the parts.
Here is a wood
forming buck for the rear caps of the side pod.
The cap has been
formed and will be welded to the pod.
Here is the other
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