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post #1 of 10 Old 03-01-2010, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
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Bigger Lift and Shock length

OK so whats folks doing for shocks with 10"+ lifts"

Its not easy to find 14-16" stroke shocks for the rear...and these are needed for 10-12" lift....

Are yall moving the mounts? Whats the dealio

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Call Down South Motorsports, ask for Sonny. That's where I got my Fox's from for my old truck and this truck, he has rebuilt a set for me too. I have never had a greater coustomer service with any other company dealing with anything in my life. Very great guy to deal with, I promise you he can get/build what you're looking for.

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LOL, I talked to them today about shocks...good people.

I am thinking of flipping top mounts over...the ones bolted to the frame.

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Lol they are some great people And good idea, also I'm not sure if yours us made like mine but the lower axle mounts are bolt on with a u-bolt. You can turn them up, that'll give you about 3-4" extra.

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Also look at OUO's upper rear shock mount. You can get it in single or dual applications, it's on Truck Toyz site. It looks like it'll give you some extra play too. I'm thinking about getting it so I can run both rear shocks on the rear side of the axle.

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I will look at OUOs...my lowers are not adjustable...only on the older ones...that would solve every issue I have.

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OK so I fixed my issue...I cut off the rivets...and flipped the upper brackets over...very cool mod if I must say so myself.

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without running out to look at my truck, how much did you gain by doing that?

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without running out to look at my truck, how much did you gain by doing that?
6-8" ALOT

Kiinda makes buying new shocks cheaper...lol

But mostly makes even buying shocks possible..I needed some 16" + travel ones and did not really want rezzies. Now I can run 10-12" travel shocks easily.

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Damnnn that's badass, thanks for the tip. I'll have a look at mine and do that too, and I'll move the passenger side mount so I can run them both on the rear side of the axle.

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