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Ford shock towers in the rear??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MTBLAZER89, Oct 2, 2003.

  1. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I was contemplating this idea...has anybody else done it? I was also looking for a mount on the axle to line the shocks up the same (bolt going forward and back) instead of left and right. Don't know if I worded that right? Just seems like it would be easier on shock bushings and allow the suspension to move smoother? Alright let me have it what do u think? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    At extreme articulation mounting hte shocks in the stock forward backward way will twist the crap out of the bushings I would think, ruining them.
     
  3. Chris Demartini

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    <font color="blue">It would work if you mounted them to the frame straight up and down above the axle through the floor, then use the spring plate as the lower mount.
     
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    I bet I could mount them upside down to get more down travel. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     

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