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Old 06-02-2010, 12:00 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by crashjust4kix View Post
yeah, we tried a 1.25" npt but the threads in the tube would cut the wall too thin. it has to be an oddball thread size to fit while still having enough thread depth to make me feel ok with it's ability to hold. the m48 nut from koni was too shallow, and the m50 would cut too deep. the insert fits well though, needed a bit of aluminum shim to be snug at the bottom. if one were using the off-the-shelf GC sleeve and short spring (basicly build it and set it up as if it were a regular yellow) it would still be a huge leap above a lot of other options.
You can also try welding on the threaded portion with the matching gland nut off some OEM strut tube like those that came from MR2.
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