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shock mounting when using offset 0 rates

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by Blazinaire, Apr 18, 2002.

  1. Blazinaire

    Blazinaire 1/2 ton status

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    I have the stock upper shock mounts (1 facing forward, 1 back). I plan to use the 0 rates to relocate the rear axle 1 1/2'' back before I have my c/v shaft made. The forward facing shock would be extended a bit further and the rear facing one would get compressed. Is this something that I should worry about? Should I relocate the upper shock mounts?
     
  2. 55Willy

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    yes you should.../forums/images/icons/wink.gif/forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

    seriouly though I don't think the 1.5" will make a difference. Although you could relocate the shocks and have that piece of mind that they are where they should be,LOL.
     
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    I talked with Stephen a few weeks ago about this same subject. He said it is not a big deal to worry about it.
     
  4. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    It will have some effect but not huge. If the shocks are marginal you might have problems but otherwise it should be OK.
     

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