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Old 05-17-2018, 09:45 AM
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Help installing aftermarket shocks..

Good morning. Im in the process of installing my 4" zone lift and was hoping to get some feedback on these front shocks. I got the rear completed, now its time to finish the front.

With the instructions I got, they are pretty pointless. On the front shocks in each baggy, I got the two rubber washers for the top, 2 metal washers, the nut, the piece to insert into the bottom of the shock as well as the small metal cylinder piece that the nut goes into..

Now, it came with TWO of the silver cylinder pieces. Where does the second one go or is this an extra? Both front shocks came with two...

And what is the correct way to have the washers/rubber piece set onto the shock? I took a picture below. I put the washer on first, then the rubber piece on top. Id slip it up through the hole and put the other black washer on top with the metal washer above that and then the nut....

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@Old Dogger @tabber02 Move thread, Maybe JK Tech? I assume that lift is for a JK not a JL judging by his profile picture. If it is in fact for a JL, move to JL Tech.

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It looks like you've got the washers and bushings on correctly on the top.

As for the two metal cylinders per shock...I'm stumped. I think you should only need one per shock. Did the rear shocks also come with the metal cylinders, and did they have 1 or two per shock?
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They cylinders appear to have different ID's. Looks like they are for different size shock bolts.
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Ditto. They are to be matched with whatever size bolts you have.
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