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BG Motorsport ** Trophy Owners **

Discussion in 'Clio Trophy Discussion' started by MarcB, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. MarcB

    MarcB

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    Had sent a shock absorber down to BG to have a look and i was speaking them reading work and i was asked to "Spread The Word"


    As the motor sport session has now passed BG can now offer a much quicker service and turn around time for Trophy Sachs / Ohlins shock absorbers rebuilds. They are now offering "Roughly" a 7 to 10 day turn around time for a standard service & rebuild.
    This is the perfect time to get the Trophy Sachs done with a lot of cars going off the road for winter and also with the much quicker turn around time.






    There isn’t really a ‘standard’ charge to re- build as it really depends on the condition of the struts, although most of the sets they see work out to cost around £430 per pair (incl. VAT and return carriage),based on the springs being removed and the dampers cleaned before they arrive there. If we are to remove the springs and clean it adds a little to the cost.
    The service includes a full strip and de- grease, inspection of working parts, replacement of all sliding seals and bushes with genuine Sachs parts and a pair of dual seal gas caps that we have developed specially for the Trophy. They are then re- built with new oil and nitrogen charged, then dyno tested to ensure a good match left to right.


    However, of late they are starting to see some shafts that are scored and need changing. If they need a new shaft/shafts then there will be an additional cost of £120 each, but they only change these if absolutely necessary and they will always discuss/ contact you first.



    They are able to provide a drop off service for your car, but They need it at least over night to allow a thread locking compound to set before rebuilding the dampers. With the removal and refitting this works out to around £625 (incl VAT) for the standard service.



    If it is of interest They also offer a compression adjuster upgrade. The original adjuster assembly is pinned in place on the Trophy so we can replace it with a genuine Sachs Race Engineering working assembly which allows you to adjust the level of compression adjustment either to soften it to make for a more comfortable ride on bumpy B roads or stiffen it for more spirited driving conditions. The cost of this adds another £170 per pair, incl VAT to the bill.



    Finally one other ‘optional extra’ They can now offer is for the struts to be powder coated to make them look like new as well as offering some protection from corrosion. If you choose to have this done it adds about 3-4 days to the time we need the dampers as well as £120 (incl. VAT) per pair to the bill.
     
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  2. Karltrophy

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    Nice to know, great info mate.
     
  3. jlpower

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    Really useful information, cheers.
     
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    just sent mine down last week ,i removed the springs prior to sending , Total Cost for the full works £960
     
  5. Siddleg

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    How often do the dampers need rebuilding? Is there a set time or is it just if they start leaking etc?
     
  6. Rik Perry

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    If they are not leaking that's a good start.. But the problem with these units is de gassing and being driven de gassed as it speeds up the wear rate... A push down on the front corners should be very firm.. If not it's a good chance they need looking at..
     
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