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Old 12-23-2005, 07:35 PM   #1
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Default rear shock mount mod

not that everybody hasn't done this

anyway here's mine



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Old 01-14-2006, 09:43 PM   #2
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what is the spring wrapped around the top shock mount for? i havent seen this done before, 2 shocks on 1 bolt, i like it, are the shocks coming apart?

very nicely done.
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Old 01-14-2006, 10:25 PM   #3
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what is the spring wrapped around the top shock mount for?
That's the way they come stock.
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Old 01-14-2006, 11:20 PM   #4
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That's the way they come stock.
on the 3rd gen chassis
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Old 01-15-2006, 12:02 AM   #5
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yeah and those shocks that come with the spring around the top piece suck they are about 10 times stiffer than the ones without i hate the new shocks!!!!
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Old 01-15-2006, 01:03 AM   #6
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Those are the springs I run on mine, and I love them. If they are to stiff it won't flex well, but if they are to soft you'll flop over easy.
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Old 01-15-2006, 04:31 PM   #7
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i swaped my old ones before i even charged the battery to try out the new chassis, see my tummytuck extendo wheelbase thread. and then i tummytucked it after i ran out of juice. I have never tried the other ones.
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Old 01-18-2006, 07:17 PM   #8
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Thats why i havent seen them, ive got the older model. I did the same type of shock mod, both on 1 bolt, and think it works good. I also swapped the springs and top gray shock pieces from front to rear, and now have plenty of room till they come apart, plus it makes it sit more level again, since the front springs are a little longer.
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Old 02-07-2006, 04:30 PM   #9
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no the shocks don't come apart at full flex...but they are the front shocks off my old chassis
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Old 02-07-2006, 06:21 PM   #10
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i am running them shocks also, i just cut the sping off the top so it didnt wrap around top of the shock

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Old 02-08-2006, 07:55 PM   #11
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I just cut a couple coils off each spring, sits lower now, hopefully will help roll overs. I did this after a tummy tuck, so even after lowering it, its still got more ground clearance than stock.
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Old 02-08-2006, 09:00 PM   #12
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my springs are really that stiff could be how far I inboarded the rear shocks
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Old 02-08-2006, 09:59 PM   #13
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I replaced my springs with somthing a little softer, I had streached the stock ones out, and they got even stiffer. So I went to Lowes and found a compressed spring, streached it out, and cut it to the length I needed.
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Old 02-08-2006, 10:18 PM   #14
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Thanks for buying from Lowes man. I work there.
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Old 02-09-2006, 11:30 AM   #15
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Thanks for buying from Lowes man. I work there.

me too....what department you work in?
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