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B.A.M.F 2nd Gen rear shock relocation kit.

Discussion in 'Bay Area Metal Fabrication' started by JLee, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 11, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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    whiteboy

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    Damn. Maybe I'll just get 35s and see if I can eventually make it work down the road. Or I'll get 33's. Too many decisions to make :(. $80 for this is nice and cheap though :)
     
  2. Feb 12, 2013 at 7:50 AM
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    Hmmm. I previously hadn't considered this because of the tire contact issues. I will be running 305s on 4.3" backspacing. If I drill the hole in the bed, you think it will work?
     
  3. Feb 12, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    You can see here if you drilled a hole in the back of the upper mount you could get that nut closer to the side of the bed. The problem is that upper is so close to the bed you would have to drill a hole in the bed to do so.You might beable to get away with not drilling but I'm sure the nut would contact the bed side. In the next batch I'm just going to cut a larger hole in the back side of the upper mount to give you guys that option with the only modification being a small hole drilled in the bed. Doing this with give you another 0.695" of clearance it's not much but it could be the difference between hitting the tire or not and full flex. Just doing so would make it so the 2.0 shocks would be to only thing you could run. It's kinda a toss up to get longer shocks in without cutting changes need to be made IE wheel spacers or less BS wheels. If you don't mind cutting the bed you can always cut the bed and move the uppers further in giving you more room for tires.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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    just placed my order
     
  5. Apr 2, 2013 at 12:53 AM
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  6. Apr 2, 2013 at 9:08 AM
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    How big of a hole did you cut into the top of the bucket? I might just add that in the next batch so the 2.5's will clear in all of the kits.
     
  7. Apr 2, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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    Man, I really want/need a set of these. I need to take some measurements to see if they'll fit with the new shoes...
     
  8. Apr 3, 2013 at 12:58 PM
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    This is where the mount had to be cut to be able to fit the 2.5's
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  9. Apr 3, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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    Thanks i will adjust the file for the next run.
     
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  11. May 17, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    we may have taken the bed off to do this

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    Just returned from OCS and will be keeping track of this thread to get in on the next run!
     
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    just what i was looking for. considering something like this in combo with Defined SUA kit. 12" shock wont fit?
     
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    I know nothing about the defined kit so the best thing to do would be to order both before the shocks and measure for shocks once everything is on the truck.
     
  17. May 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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    Moving to Bay area next week. I will be getting a set of these for sure. I can't wait to get rid of my hoop setup!!
     
  18. Jun 4, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    Whats the difference between King and Fox shock mounting? Would it be as easy as larger bolt hole or the hole in the top to make room for it? I would like to stay with Fox all around.
     
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    Your guess is as good as mine I would assume eye to eye shocks would be the same. As far as I know a 1/2" mounting hole is the standard. The main thing is compressed and extended lengths.
     
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