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Old 03-29-2008, 09:12 AM   #1
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1" Longer Bumpstops?

Hello,

I want some 1" longer bumpstops. My TJ already has 2" BS extensions, but in full flex the tires still rub a bit under the fender

I'm a lazy guy, that“s why i don't want to remove all 4 springs to install the bumpstops.
Some months ago i've read about using hockey pucks as bump stops.
Could I install some pucks without removing the springs?
Where do these pucks have to be installed? At the lower spring perch?
Could I mount the puck there with some glue? Or do I need to drill and install it with a bolt?

Do you have pics of hockey pucks as bumpstops?

Thanks for your help.
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:23 AM   #2
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you can use some strong glue (like gorilla glue) or some other glue from a hardware store...and yes you can use hockey pucks and you can glue them to the lower spring perch. no the spring doesn't have to come off

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you can use some strong glue (like gorilla glue) or some other glue from a hardware store...and yes you can use hockey pucks and you can glue them to the lower spring perch. no the spring doesn't have to come off
agreed. Just make sure you clean the spring perch first before you glue.
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thanks.
that sounds good.

is the distance betwen the coil of the spring big enough to pull a hockey puck through there?

is such a glue strong enough? or could the puck fall off?
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there is enough room for a hockey puck to fit through without pulling the spring. and gorilla glue is super strong. no way it will come off with that.
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I always flex the jeep out so there is no weight on the spring. That allows enough space to push the hockey puck through. I get the hockey puck in there before I glue. Once you install the hockey puck it shouldn't come out of the spring. I've had very decent success with gluing the puck in place and it not coming off.
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i just tried it out again.
i only need some pucks in the front. the rear doesn“t rub.

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front:







i noticed another small problem.
the passenger side front tire rubs a bit at the rear fender in full flex while steering to the right. perhaps it will become better with longer bumpstops...?

or is it time for adj. front UCAs to bring the axle a bit more to the front?

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Hard to tell what is going on in the last picture. Is your tire hitting in there when you turn at full stuff? Do the bump stops first and see if you still need to move the arms forward.
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yes. the tire rubs ther only when i turn at full flex.

i just noticed that it“s nearly impossible to get some hockey puck here after the winter...
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yeah i went everywhere and couldn't find any either...but i'm sure i could order some online
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this week i'm on vacation at the baltic sea in my parents vcation home, the biggest town here is only 200 houses small.

but today my parents brought 2 hockey pucks for me from hamburg where we live.

now i only have to find a stone to flex out and to get the pucks through the coils.
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i“ve got 2 hockey pucks...


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thanks for your help...!!!

now with the hockey pucks it doesn“t rub at the top of the fender.






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