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4 inch lift shocks?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jjlaughner, Jul 21, 2003.

  1. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    I'm wondering what size 4" lift shocks are in relation to the photo?
    A-body length
    B-shaft length
    C-overall length
    d-installed overall resting length

    Thanks! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    NO ONE has 4" lift shocks? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif

    If anyone has them all I really need is the body length and the overall installed ride length (A&D).

    /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gifThanks, come on! /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    I will measure mine tomorrow if nobody gets here first. Front or rear?
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    I can get the ride length and the body length off the front ones on my truck, but the rears have a custom mount so the ride hieght wont do you any good. I should have them posted here in a couple of hours when I get to Decatur.
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

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    I will measure mine tomorrow if nobody gets here first. Front or rear?

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    Both if possible. I'm probley going to change to a f-250 front shock tower but I'm get getting ideas.
    Rears are what I'm most curious about though! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    Even if some else does get here first post up too!
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

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    I can get the ride length and the body length off the front ones on my truck, but the rears have a custom mount so the ride hieght wont do you any good. I should have them posted here in a couple of hours when I get to Decatur.

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    Good deal! What are the custom mounts /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif Thats what I'm thinking up for the rears, something custom.

    I'm going with a 3" TC-EZ spring in the front and rear, probley need a zerorate up front, then I'll push the front axle up an inch for wheel well clearence, this is the DD so no fender trimming! /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
    Well maybe a SMALL bit of the corners if needed /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif/forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    if you're going to custom mount em, just get the longest shocks you can get and mount accordingly. Thats what I did with the DT8000s... just got the longest ones they make and then used F250 towers + a 55willys x-member to mount em. works well.

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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    True, I'm just curious if the shocks for the rear will work at the stock location till I get some things figured out. I'll most likely do an axle swap and the new springs at the same time. SO, I'm trying to figure out mounting areas and get some ideas before hand.

    I'm actually going with a 3" spring and hoping I can use the gabrials in this pic , so I'm trying to figure out what the stock 4" lift shock sizes are and their ride heigth /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Anyone use a f-250 shock tower in the rear without a body lift? (I have a 1" body lift)
    Since its a daily driver I will probley still go one front one rear like stock but move the mounting point on the frame if I need too /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
    I know it will be easier to weld up brackets on the new axle before it goes in though /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    Re: Question about shocks for a 4\" lift - measurements needed

    NO BODY HAS 4" LIFT SHOCKS /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    OK sorry dude I forgor I was supposed to do this. These are approximate but close /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    A. 14-15"
    B. 13-14"
    C. 27-28"
    D. Front rest at 21"
    E. Rear rest is at 22"

    These are Superlift shocks that came with my 4" kit.
     
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    Sweet thanks /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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