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Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:00 pm 
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WILDEB wrote:
you'll need shortened front and rear shocks to get the most out of the springs. i bet the rear is sitting on bump stops on the standard shocks



The rear won't be near the bump stops. It'll be about 50-75mm away.

The height difference between standard and short stroke shocks should be minimal.

I had SSL springs in the front and rear of my DA and that never touched the bump stops, even with a BTR in the boot!

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:20 pm 
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lukey1990 wrote:
WILDEB wrote:
you'll need shortened front and rear shocks to get the most out of the springs. i bet the rear is sitting on bump stops on the standard shocks



The rear won't be near the bump stops. It'll be about 50-75mm away.

The height difference between standard and short stroke shocks should be minimal.

I had SSL springs in the front and rear of my DA and that never touched the bump stops, even with a BTR in the boot!


then why did my EB hit bump stops on standard shocks with SL and destroy my new standard shocks within 2 weeks?

 

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 Post subject: Re: kingsprings ssl or ulta lows?????
Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:42 pm 
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I'm not sure why your EB was hitting the bump stops.

It's pretty typical for standard stroke shocks to degrade quickly when being run in a lowered position, it happened in my DA.


I should have taken pictures, but I recently wrecked out a DA and removed the front and rear springs before it was taken to scrap. It was only a few millimetres from tucking a 14" rim into the guard.


Perhaps your EB bushes were a bit worn, which lead to it hitting the bump stops when going over rough roads at speed or something?

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:39 pm 
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it hit bump stops with just me and the missus in the car. then sat on them with a carload. f**k brand new standard shocks within 2 weeks. then put in boge shorts and have had them for over 2 and a half years now

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:31 pm 
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WILDEB wrote:
it hit bump stops with just me and the missus in the car. then sat on them with a carload. f**k brand new standard shocks within 2 weeks. then put in boge shorts and have had them for over 2 and a half years now


Bizarre stuff. Keeps cars interesting I guess :P

 

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