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How do you make stock bumpstops softer?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Dellosa89, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 23, 2010 at 11:56 AM
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    Dellosa89

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    Im just curious is their a way to make the stock rear bump stops a little softer? Because im getting new evs foam bump stops in about a week, but i just want to soften up the stock ones for now since im going to the desert this friday. I was thinking maybe drill some holes in the sides or something.
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    Holes are not going to do anything. Just take them off. lol. And try to not bottom out.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    I was gunna suggest looking at what Timbern has to offer, but since you already have new bump stops coming I can't really think of much to help you. Maybe shave them down a little and "swiss cheeseing" them could help also. Don't really have to worry about long term effects since you're replacing them soon.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:11 PM
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    I really didn't like the Timberns they seamed to have to much rebound in whoops, one of my friend at icon recommended the evs foam bump stops since. but yea i thought just taking a 1/2 drill bit to them might help.
     
  5. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    drill some holes down the top of them and then a few holes from the side
     
  6. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    Haha in the desert i bottom out a lot. dam friends with built trucks i always want to keep up with them.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    I know. I was out with Mikesdoublecab the other day and I was bottoming out soo much in the rear trying to keep up!
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    Yea i think thats worth a shot im kinda board today, no school or work today.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    lol sure you do...
     
  13. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    Well i do have homework but i would rather drill some holes in my Taco. lol
     
  15. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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    x2 I would way rather mess around with the truck.
     
  16. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    Hopefully Icon will release a piggyback resi shock with a built in bump zone soon. I know our buddy at Icon is looking into it. That would be sweet!
     
  17. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:32 PM
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    Yea but they are going to be expensive as hell.

    Hey are you home today, im free all day.
     
  18. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    I'll be home around 3:30pm. I'm in the library at school. So much for studying haha TacoWorld Wins :D
     
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    Yea i should be doing my hw, but that is what tonight is for.
     
  20. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    Yes True! Okay I have lab class:mad:. I'll call you when I'm out...
     
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