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Rear Shock Question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by My68ur8trd, May 5, 2010.

  1. May 5, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    My68ur8trd

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    So I am ordering my Alcans soon

    they will be 6" to match a fabtech front

    I am having a hard time finding shocks to fit my needs. I am assuming I will need 12-14" of travel, but all the shocks that I find have eyelets at both ends and not the top studd that we use.

    any suggestions?

    what are you guys running?

    Justin
     
  2. May 5, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    I think the fabtech lifts use dirt logic shocks, but I'm assuming you might also be able to run 7100's or another similar shock.
     
  3. May 5, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Nevermind, I think the 7100's have eyelets at both ends.

    Here is the Dirt logic shock part number at the end. I believe this is the one you would want.

    Rear OE Single - FTS81037 - FTS80037

    First one is non-resi, second one is with the resi.
     
  4. May 5, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    I have heard that the base Fabtech shocks are too short to run a full leaf pack. I wonder in the dirt logic shocks are any better as far
    as length

    that is good info though, thanks alot

    Justin
     
  5. May 5, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    The leafs are going to give your rear 6"?
     
  6. May 5, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    yep,

    I am ordering Alcans to match the front

    6" lift with 250 lbs of extra weight capacity

    Justin
     
  7. May 5, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    You want the rear that much taller?
     
  8. May 5, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    I am putting the 6" fabtech with Icon Coilovers in the front

    it should sit just fine

    Justin
     
  9. May 5, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    That thing is going to be a beast. If you want you can always have a fab shop change your upper mount so you can run those shocks.
     
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    No idea, I don't know much about drop bracket lifts so I can't provide anymore information unfortunately. :(
     
  11. May 5, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    it should be a nice setup

    I found a conversion kit from Total Chaos to change it to an eyelet style.

    [​IMG]

    Justin
     
  12. May 5, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    Hmm, maybe try it out with the 7100's and see how it is? You might be the first.
     
  13. May 5, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    no problem, I appreciate the help anyway:)

    Justin
     
  14. May 5, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    I might have to do that, let me look into it

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  15. May 5, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    Here are the length's and part numbers for 7100s.

    [​IMG]
     
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