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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:11 PM   #1
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Alright im having trouble trying to find shocks for my 83 ram with 6" lift i can only find shocks for 4" of lift. is there anyplace thats has them for 6"? or what is a good place to order custom length shocks?

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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:12 PM   #2
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Call the company that made your lift kit.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:13 PM   #3
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:14 PM   #4
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Parts store, or Unlimited Offroad has a location in Fenton too.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:20 PM   #5
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i didnt buy a kit its 4" springs with longer shackles. yeah im gona have to give unlimited a call
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http://rockymountainsusp.com/W_shocks_SK_Dge.htm
They also have many other shock companies there too.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:32 PM   #7
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They also have many other shock companies there too.
thanks that was helpful
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1) figure out the end styles/sizes
2) figure out how long you want them
3) buy shocks of correct length with correct ends
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1) figure out the end styles/sizes
2) figure out how long you want them
3) buy shocks of correct length with correct ends

That what I did, I figured out what length compressed and extended I needed, then went to Bilsteins website and got the model number that matched those specs and bought them.
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Old October 21st, 2009, 12:13 PM   #10
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Since you used shackle extenders, you can use shock extenders.
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Old October 21st, 2009, 12:24 PM   #11
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Great to deal with and quick.

http://www.ironmanoffroad.com/
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X2 for ironman offroad!
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 12:55 AM   #13
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Parts store, or Unlimited Offroad has a location in Fenton too.

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on the Fenton chapter of Unlimited offroad centers
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