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Hmmm...

Is it just me or are these rear shocks too close together to do much 'shocking' any time other than when both wheels move together in the same plane?



Cool truck, tho! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

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I was wondering the same thing when I first saw that pic. It is a sweet truck and it flexes like mad. <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Yeah- I'd spread the bottoms out and mount to the spring plates <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Crazy flex though <IMG SRC="smilies/cool.gif" border="0">
 

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I don't get it why some people even run shocks, Thats just as bad as some of these people who damn near lay the shocks over on there side there at such an angle
 

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Originally posted by SquirrelMaster:
<STRONG>I don't get it why some people even run shocks, Thats just as bad as some of these people who damn near lay the shocks over on there side there at such an angle</STRONG>
I was wondering the same thing until I saw a video of someone who broke a shock and had to remove it. Once they got into a tight bowl and tried to get out the truck just started hopping up and down because there was nothing to damp the springs. Of course I've had this happen with shocks, but the shocks help tame the springs.

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I wouldn't do that on a truck that saw street duty. but for rock crawling it is fine. lots of flex! On a related note, if you mount your shocks to the stock round crossmember, slide a peice of .120 wall tubing insde it to reinforce it. it is very light tubing and will crack after alot of
hard wheeling!
 
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