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Fabtech front bump.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Chachie, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    Chachie

    Chachie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to get rid of it. it is hindering my DB mid travel goals. Can i just take it off? Its not supporting anything... oh and yes i am aware of my brake line.

    This:
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  2. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    Cut it off! Then just re weld a plate higher to install an aftermarket bump
     
  3. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    Thats the thing tho! it just bolts on! i dont even need to cut anything. lol its just three bolts. im thinking i might want a new brake line before this weekend.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    wont he be cutting a shitload of his drop bracket?
     
  5. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    no if you look at the bottom right of the pic you can see where it bolts to the db, and then there is one more bolt on top.
     
  6. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    oh so that big ass piece is just for the bump?
     
  7. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    If you don't have the bumpstop, you will over compress your suspension and probably destroy your shocks, etc.
     
  8. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    ya thats what im saying! for something that is supposed to add ride comfort while protecting suspension, it is just a big ass piece of solid metal with a plastic piece on it.
     
  9. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    Im still going to have a bump just an aftermarket one. And i am adding ext travel coils.
     
  10. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    What are you wanting to acheive?
     
  11. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    I want more up and down travel.

    Why is this a downfall of a DB lift, you have a bumpstop in the front too...
     
  12. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    this,all day err day
     
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