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Old 02-14-2013, 07:25 PM   #1
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How much shock travel do I need?

I switched from stock Sport to Rubi shocks after a 4 to 2dr coil swap. If I unbolt the bottom of the shock and let it decompress, I have 3" of downward travel on a flat surface. Is this enough for going offroad (no rock crawling, but ditches and trails), or do I need shock extensions?

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Until your springs begin to unseat plus a bit more if you have retainers.

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Plenty o travel for what yo plan to do.
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Dunno what u mean Ken, I'm dumb. Thanks for the boost of confidence, SS.
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