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Unread 06-26-2010, 10:43 AM   #16
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Well I am running 31's with a 1' BL. I will need a bumpstops I assume ?
I'm not sure... You might have to go flex and see how you do. I am assuming you will need them.

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Unread 06-26-2010, 11:42 AM   #17
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They extend the bump stop so it will hit before your tire eats your fenders when flexing.
But more importantly they prevent the shock from bottoming out too often and blowing out the shaft seals or breaking the bar pins.
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Unread 06-28-2010, 09:13 AM   #18
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But more importantly they prevent the shock from bottoming out too often and blowing out the shaft seals or breaking the bar pins.
X2 - As someone else said the shocks are longer than stock and they will bottom out if you don't extend the bumpstop. This could destroy your brand new shocks. I recommend extending the bumpstop. I think the spring spacer mentioned to regain the suspension travel you loose to the bumpstop extension.
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Unread 07-02-2010, 06:18 PM   #19
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I just installed OME Sport shocks and the OME steering stabilizer. WOW! What a difference ..... It's like a whole new vehicle. It's even quieter now that I don't have all the rattles. I'm sold big time.
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