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Who else is having problems with my rear shock crossmember???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 55Willy, Feb 20, 2003.

  1. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    Is anyone else having fitment problems of the upper crossmember? I can see the exhaust getting in the way ( thats the reason that Frank-BlazzinOr got a custom one). what other probs are you guys having?

    what shocks you running?
    how much lift? (body lift doesn't count)

    -Jeremy
     
  2. chulisohombre

    chulisohombre 1/2 ton status

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    i'll have to let you know asa soon as i finally get it under.i've been having problems getting the other parts together that i needed.
     
  3. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    i had no problem at all making it fit. i had to cut the exhaust off (didn't bother me). and i had to cut off the bumpstop mounts too now that i think of it. so maybe some would complain about that i'm not.
     
  4. Derf00

    Derf00 1/2 ton status

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    The fit was good, the exhaust had to be rerouted, but mine wasn't stock to begin with. My problem was caused by my decision to weld the brace in, rather than bolt it because I did not want to remove the bump stop. I believe that there was to much torque on the brace and not enough surface area for the welds. The welds, didn't brake, it ripped a section of frame out on each side. The shocks are not bottoming out, nor are they over extending. I will add a cross piece to the brace to help with lateral support.
     
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    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    Sorry to highjack the post, but do you have any picks of the setup, and how much does it cost?
     
  6. 55Willy

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    I had one in the members gallery but it isn't working for me. Scott- Muddysub has a pic in his webshots folder in his sig.
     
  7. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    actually theres a whole album about it in there.
     

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