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Ford Superduty Shock Towers installed *pic*

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MTMike, Jul 1, 2005.

  1. MTMike

    MTMike 1/2 ton status

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    Very easy to install. 1 hole lined up w/ the factory shock mount hole, the other 2 I drilled out to 7/16". I mounted them in such a way to allow the maximum possible suspension compression on the up stroke, and nothing more. The rest is all droop :D

    I removed the inner fender well for ease of install. They won't fit w/ factory fenders, but what I did was cut a notch into them for the shock towers to fit, and then reinstalled them.
     
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    Nice work.
     
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    Looks nice, now we need some action pics! :D

    Off topic, but what size hole did you drill when you moved your front spring shackle mount?





    :xmas:
     
  4. steve_kibbe

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    nice, what year superduty did they come off of?
     
  5. MTMike

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    Less than 2 weeks for action pics :D

    IIRC it was 7/16"


    I think '99-'05. Got them new from the f*rd stealership.
     
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    just for kicks, what did they cost ya?
     
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    And once you do this can you use matching shocks front and rear?
     
  8. MTMike

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    They were $27 & change each from the F*rd dealership

    Yes, I have the same make/model shocks front & rear. The rear could use a couple inches more up travel, but not bad enough for me to worry about it now.
     
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    Looks almost exactly like mine. I notice you also moved the shackle mount up. Good choices...
     

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