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Old 02-02-2014, 03:41 PM   #1
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Does this look right

This is my rear shock box rears are like this does it look right? On Morris 4x4 I looked at the part number and it says for 0-5 inches

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Old 02-02-2014, 04:10 PM   #2
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You really need to measure for shock travel. Do you have bump stops? What you should have done is unbolted the shocks and flexed out and measured travel.

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Old 02-02-2014, 05:09 PM   #3
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I know I do but I know that I have less way less that a 5 inch lift and the shock is for a lift 0-5 inches
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Old 02-02-2014, 05:27 PM   #4
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The only proper way to get the right size shocks is to remove your shocks. And fully cycle the suspension. Then measure the mounting points fully extended and compressed. Take those measurements and get the shocks with numbers closest to your numbers
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:25 PM   #5
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I think at this point I might ditch those shocks and go with a lift kit my leaf springs and getting kinda flat and when I go over bumps it feels like the body is going to get thrown off the frame it's horrible
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I think at this point I might ditch those shocks and go with a lift kit my leaf springs and getting kinda flat and when I go over bumps it feels like the body is going to get thrown off the frame it's horrible
Most lifts don't include shocks so you can measure and get proper length shocks. 90% of pre packaged lifts include shocks that are too short
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:45 PM   #7
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To short to off-road heavily or to short to cruise and off road a little
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:47 PM   #8
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And what would make it feel like the body was going to come off the frame when I hit a pump in torqued my shackles to the proper specs I put new shocks on weather right or wrong aired the tires down some and it still feels terrible
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Old 02-03-2014, 01:49 AM   #9
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Track bars still connected? Usually the case, makes it ride like a hay wagon, only suspension is the air in the tires.
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Old 02-03-2014, 04:13 AM   #10
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Yes it's still connected
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Old 02-03-2014, 05:38 AM   #11
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i wouldnt remove tracbars untill u got new leaf springs, i have heard bad with old springs and u need new springs anyway..

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