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Stock rear shock length?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Sample, Oct 31, 2002.

  1. Sample

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    Just curious, does anyone know off hand what the extended and compressed lengths of stock shocks on an '83 K5?

    Thanks a ton,
    Chris Sample
     
  2. imiceman44

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    I have the catalogs, tonight I will check it for you if no one has already answered you.
     
  3. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Rancho 9000 for stock application is 14" compressed and 24 extended I believe.
     
  4. tipoil

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    81-86 whit quad front shock:
    iner front 13.375--21.000
    outer front 11.875--18.375
    rear 14.000--18.375

    76-86 single front shock:
    front 11.875--18.375
    rear 14.000--22.875

    spec.taken from the MONROE shock catalog for a sensa-trac shock
     
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    Both answers are what I got.
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  6. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    rear 14.000--18.375

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    That's got to be a misprint. 4" of wheel travel ain't a heck of a lot.
     
  7. tipoil

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    oops u got me there!!!!!
    and that was a typo!!!!
    rear is 14.00 22.875

    sorry for the confusion!!
     

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