The Shock Thread

Discussion in 'Lowered and Bagged Suspension' started by Devs93, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Mariohdz_89

    Mariohdz_89 Newbie

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    I know you said no shock extendors but I ran some from djm along with orieleys air shocks and my truck Rode like a dream its was 4-8 and I could pull my pop up camper all over Texas with it
     
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    VenomousSVT I'm Awesome

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    Extenders are where its at. They make a HUGE difference. It puts the shocks in an orientation that they actually work. Otherwise they aren't doing much of anything because they are more like pivots than shocks. They need to be more vertical so they can actually function


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    Does anyone know if the bilstein drop shock which 0-4" will work on a five inch rear drop? I it says to four, but I wouldn' think an extra inch would be a deal breaker.
     
  4. Richard Jones

    Richard Jones OBS Enthusiast

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    Are they any good?
     
  5. Mariohdz_89

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    I was a 4-7 in the rear I had shock extenders and I used air shocks ran the lines out the bumper so I could air up when I had load or leave a little air in rear for smooth ride
     
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    As to his original question, I don't " think " spindle drop changes shock size, but changing springs will.. Some of you guys correct me if I am wrong.
     
  7. John Keeve

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    If Im doing 2" drop spindles, with stock springs, will I need lowering shocks?
     
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    No you should not
     
  9. John Keeve

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    Thanks
     
  10. NcMilkMan

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    Do you have to run the shock extenders if you get the shorter shocks? Can someone explain the rear options for me. Im new to having lowered trucks
     

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