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Rear Shocks in Different Direction

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Boss, Apr 17, 2000.

  1. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Ok, another thing I noticed this weekend is that my rear shocks are facing in different directions. Meaning the passenger rear side is leaning toward the front at maybe a 65 degree angle or something. And the driver side rear is leaning toward the back. This seems odd, but my truck seems fine. Is yalls truck the same or do I have a wierd one? I couldn't believe all this time and I didn't even notice. Thanks for the help.
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  2. BB454

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    Calm down- your Chevy is just fine like that.

    BB454
    IF IT DOES NOT HAVE 8 PISTONS - IT'S BROKEN !
     
  3. Boss

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    Oh yeah, it has a 4" lift with rear blocks. The shocks are RS 5000's.
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    Yes, this is normal. The idea behind it is that the opposite facing shocks will help prevent wheel hop.
     
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    Boss, what have you been smoking? I want some
     
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    Hawaiin Skunk. But I don't smoke anymore.
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