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body lift w/longer shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TheMrGExperience, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Feb 23, 2012 at 1:21 AM
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    TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    i know everyone hates body lifts and they're bad for your truck but from i understand they're shitty because they preload the shocks and cause shocks to break and otherwise fail when off road. My question is if you installed longer shocks would that correct the issue? I've tried searching this topic and couldn't find anything
     
  2. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I think you have your terms confused. everyone does hate body lifts, but not for the reason you listed.

    And if you are talking about spacer lifts, getting longer shocks will make everything worse, because it will allow the suspension to droop further than it was designed to do, causing the ball joints to bind.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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  4. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    how does a body lift have anything todo with shocks
     
  5. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:28 AM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    don't care to pipe in on body lifts kevin?
     
  6. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    i have one...dont care too much for it, but i dont see a problem with it if installed correctly
     
  7. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    SAS + body lift = you got one tall ass taco :laugh:
     
  8. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    thats my issue...too effin tall! my short ass has issues getting in hahahaha


    and its too top heavy
     
  9. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    :rofl:

    yeah that was funny watching the monster truck beasting over everything on the trails and then (no offense) short kevin jumping out lol.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    what can i say, i put it on when i was 16 and felt i needed to compensate for my undeveloped pecker
     
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