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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:18 PM   #1
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Default Fixed pinion angle, now shocks hit the spring perch. Ideas?

I installed new adjustable rear upper control arms to fix my pinion angle, and now my shocks won't install. The shock body is hitting the lower spring perch, not allowing me to reinstall. Any suggestions or remedies to fix this?

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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Remove and make it better!


Cut them off and burn one on that works.
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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:43 PM   #3
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they make shock shifters that move them out a little to clear.
or many people just notch the back edge of the spring bucket.
easy cheap fix. totally common.
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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:44 PM   #4
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sell it and let it become someone else's problem
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Currie and BDS make a extension bracket that bolts on and moves the bottom of the shock away from the coil bucket.
http://www.4x4xplor.com/shock-extensions.html
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sell it and let it become someone else's problem
i like that answer,
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i like that answer,
I'm starting to like that answer more and more also!
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