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Old 07-06-2011, 03:44 PM   #1
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Stopping Shock Movement

My rear tires are rubbing when I go through a dip on the road. I don't want to roll my fenders so my friend said he stopped his shock movement just before where it hits his tire. I was wondering does any shop do this? I have the rubber I need to put to stop the shock moving but don't have the tools to do it myself.
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Sorry but that's stupid.

Your loosing your suspension travel when you do that. thus when it hits those "bump stops" all that force is transferred straight to the frame.
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just roll your fenders...

....or get thicker struts
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stiffer suspension?
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you're better off:

a) raising the car
b) increasing camber
c) using a stiffer suspension
d) rolling your fenders
e) or all of the above
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well it wont be stopping the shock movement completely. the shock will have travel for about 90% but the 10% i want it stop before it hits the tire
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rolling your fenders will be cheaper in the long run....

rolling fenders = 80 bux a side max!......labour costs for dismount of shocks etc... is aprox 80-90/hr....
And thats not factoring in extra parts costs and delays from rusted/siezed bolts etc...

Take some time and rethink ur ideology...
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