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Old March 24th, 2007, 11:27 PM
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Front shock relocation

yes I have searched, but would love to have a mounting template or some aftermarket setups, pics, brands, sources, etc. for the most travel allowed with a 2" lift. Thank you.
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Old March 25th, 2007, 09:03 PM
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Check out Safarigard.com, they have one for $350.00, but it probably has been discontinued. But at least you can see the design.
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Old March 26th, 2007, 11:30 AM
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didn't scorpion racing used to sell one? on dialup so dont really feel like browsing their site.
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Old March 26th, 2007, 11:57 AM
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Hi Guys have a look at this site:

www.qtservices.co.uk

This shows the new 3 link sustem, and the weekender kit wich is standard system, with shock position moved and long 14inch pro comps...

Should show a few pix of our trucks in the UK twist offs...


...and we be the UK SG trucks !
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Old March 26th, 2007, 12:40 PM
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It's a shame the shipping and customs duties make this great solution so cost-prohibitive for us over here.
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Old March 26th, 2007, 01:40 PM
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Lots of folks have been doing them locally. Pictures are out there for the searching.
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Old March 26th, 2007, 02:18 PM
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What`s the advantage of relocating the shock?
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Old March 26th, 2007, 02:32 PM
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this is a good thread. i posted a Wanted ad like a day after this was posted (didn't see it). I too was looking for an External front mount. SG is hard to get a hold off. phone is always busy. Rover Tracks makes one, but Keith is very busy right now. I was going to call Rock Ware and see if they could build me one.

Shane i will let ya know what Rock Ware says. maybe they will makes us up 2 sets.
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Old March 26th, 2007, 04:43 PM
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The pics you see by Cirbo are the new mounts he made for me to accomodate a remote res shock. I have a set of upper mounts that fit Rancho shocks and accomodate a 14" travel shock with a mild 1.5-2". These mounts are available for sale if anyone is interested. You will need to fab or have someone fab a set of lower mounts which can easily bolt on to the existing axle. SG has a good photo of what works for the lower mount. The upper mounts I have are complete bolt on to existing framerail holes, only modification needed is to cut a slice out of the inner fenderwell for the shock mount to extend into the engine bay.

PM if interested, I will post some pics.

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When ever I get some time, I was going to get a set of these and make my own.

http://www.bluetorchfab.com/shop/pro...products_id=72

Seem pretty similar to SG design but cheap

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got some info from Kieth. $44 a piece DiscoII upper shock mounts and weld on your own lower tab to make work for 12" shocks. I think he told me that the bilstiens will work. Tell me your thoughts please.
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got some info from Kieth. $44 a piece DiscoII upper shock mounts and weld on your own lower tab to make work for 12" shocks. I think he told me that the bilstiens will work. Tell me your thoughts please.
Old Range Rover front mounts work too. I might go this route too. seems easier in the long run.
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got some info from Kieth. $44 a piece DiscoII upper shock mounts and weld on your own lower tab to make work for 12" shocks. I think he told me that the bilstiens will work. Tell me your thoughts please.
Only thought is Bilstiens are overpriced for what you get. Fox is a better value IMO. I also like the sway a ways, their new stuff is very good.
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Only thought is Bilstiens are overpriced for what you get. Fox is a better value IMO. I also like the sway a ways, their new stuff is very good.
Your thoughts on our relocation ideas?
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Old March 27th, 2007, 08:26 AM
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Rover Tracks Made these for me. I run a 14" travel shock to match the rear.... Very balanced setup.. The rear has Rockware shock mounts..
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Old March 27th, 2007, 11:35 AM
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My god Randy, that thing is clean. The work you obviously put into that Rover is very impressive. I don't think I have ever seen a new vehicle that looked that good!
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Old March 27th, 2007, 08:02 PM
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Thanks. That was when I was building it. Its not that pretty any more.. still clean though.. I blow through a can of WD-40 on it every once and a while
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