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Shock length for AP Expo Leafs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jr114, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Feb 23, 2013 at 1:31 PM
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    jr114

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    Can't find the answer and have been searching for awhile on here. What shock length is necessary to run the AP Expedition Leaf Packs? And are ne brake lines needed with these packs?
     
  2. Feb 23, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    Pretty sure it's a 27" extended length

    Yes lines are needed .
     
  3. Feb 23, 2013 at 1:59 PM
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    Thanks
     
  4. Feb 23, 2013 at 2:01 PM
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    Same shock length for the AP standard 3" packs?
     
  5. Feb 23, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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    i run 10in icon 2.0 vs series shocks....there perfect for the up and down travel with the expos
     
  6. Feb 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM
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    I have the older icon 2.0 performance series shocks and am wondering if those will work? With either the standard or expo?
     
  7. Feb 23, 2013 at 6:39 PM
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    You need about a 9.5" travel shock.
    If you're running the expo leaves as a 4" lift (unloaded) then a 10" travel shock will work just fine.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM
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    So my shocks ext length is 24.3, and the coll length is 14.2. Which gives me 10.1 in of travel, right? Now I would like to use the AP expos due to the 4" lift, but I only carry surfboards, snowboards and turnouts in my truck bed. With the light load, how will it ride on road since these leafs are designed for heavier loads? Thanks again for all the help guys
     
  9. Feb 24, 2013 at 9:01 AM
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    I could be wrong...but that doesnt sound long enough for the Expos
     
  10. Feb 24, 2013 at 6:13 PM
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    Ya need the 4" the expos provide though. Trying to get rid of the bro lean I got going on. Might just get the standard packs and deal with what type of bro lean I'm left with. What shock length do you need for the standard leafs?
     
  11. Feb 24, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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    Shock length your looking for is 16"-27" depending on bump stops.
     
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