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Old November 28th, 2012, 06:34 PM
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I think you need something to limit downward travel besides the shock itself.
The front hockey stick chassis bush binding that'll do it
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Old November 28th, 2012, 06:55 PM
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I think you need something to limit downward travel besides the shock itself.
Are you worried the shock cannot hold the weight? I would be more worried about uptravel as that is how you can mess up a shock or shock tower in a hurry
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Old November 28th, 2012, 11:39 PM
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Why bother putting on longer shocks if you are going to limit articulation?
Clarification, articulation is limited only at the front with standard shocks for a 2 inch lift and straps. The rear is allowed to articulate as much as possible with longer shocks and raised upper shock mounts. All the springs are are mounted with retainers.
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Thanks guys for your input. So if you let limitless travel (un retained) and no front rollbar aren't you running a risk of roll over?

I think my takeaway for piece of mind is that I am going to run a limiting strap up front...I just do not feel like f(**(g with the dislocation cones up front as it nearly wiped out 2 days installing the shocks as I was missing a few parts.
I will eventually get around to putting the front cones on .

Also as I side note, if anyone is thinking about running straps, they do stretch. So the limit that you started off with, may not be what you end up with after awhile
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Old November 29th, 2012, 02:36 AM
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Thanks guys for your input. So if you let limitless travel (un retained) and no front rollbar aren't you running a risk of roll over?

I think my takeaway for piece of mind is that I am going to run a limiting strap up front...I just do not feel like f(**(g with the dislocation cones up front as it nearly wiped out 2 days installing the shocks as I was missing a few parts.
I will eventually get around to putting the front cones on .

Also as I side note, if anyone is thinking about running straps, they do stretch. So the limit that you started off with, may not be what you end up with after awhile

Yea I have read online to add up to an inch for stretch on limiting straps. I must say I find it straight that the stock rover suspension is limited by the shocks so what does changing the length of the shock do? I guess the only reason I am going to run limiting straps on the rear is because the flex with those arms is out of control!!
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Old November 30th, 2012, 12:39 AM
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Not a good idea to rely on shocks to limit axle travel....
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