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Baffled over shock installation, need help

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Madbomber88, May 16, 2002.

  1. Madbomber88

    Madbomber88 1/2 ton status

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    For my 90 stock K5 with dual shocks up front... I bought Pro Comp ES3000 all around. Installing the fronts, I can't get them both bolted in because they hit each other at the bottom. I can get the tops in fine, but the bottom of the shocks hit each other. Anyone else run into this problem? I called summit to make sure they gave me the right part number, and they are sure they did. Do I need to put more spacers in? Please advise. And if like it has been recommended before to leave one off to enhance ride quality, which one should I leave on? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. 1979Jimmy

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    Youll need about an inch space inbetween the the two bottom shocks.
     
  3. fright89

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    I think mine had a spacer. Just got singles now.
     
  4. 90K5

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    Mine did that too, took one off to fix it, and realized you are better off with single shocks in the front...
     
  5. k20

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    if u dont have a real spacer, u can just take a bushing for your shock (if its hourglass shaped and poly) and cut it in half, and u got a good spacer.
     

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