The washer and cotter pin is the correct way. There should be a rubber
bushing compressed underneath the washer. I guess they had special
tools to compress the bushing while installing the pin, but you can do
OK with a suitably-sized socket wrench with slots ground in it, and a
big C clamp.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Adam [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 1997 1:21 PM
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> Subject: [MV] MB shocks
> I have a `44 MB. The shocks slide over a rod on the axle and
> frame, on the end of the rod is a hole where my grandfather secured
> shocks with a washer and a cotter pin. is there a better way to secure
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