Shocks on 4" narrow beam

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Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by Big ash » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:35 pm

Hi everyone is there some slim low shocks avaliable for 4" narrowed beams or r people leaving the shocks off completely
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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by pokey » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:36 pm

Why do you need slim? I've never had a problem on mine with normal short Gaz ones

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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by maddison » Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:53 am

sometimes need to runs few washers on the top, but other than that , most shocks should fit…i had air bagged shocks on my -4" and they fitted even when inflated


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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by pokey » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:15 am

Or have you not shortened the mount on the trailing arm??

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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by split999 » Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:40 pm

pokey wrote:Or have you not shortened the mount on the trailing arm??
^^^ this^^^

You will get shocks on without narrowing the bottom mount, but I can say that having narrowed my bottom arm mount, and now fitted my shocks (Gaz adjustable), they do fit a lot better and the rubber bushes sit level on the mount.

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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by Big ash » Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:23 pm

I haven't altered the trailing arm mount..... Any one got a pic of what they altered on there's.
Reason y I'm asking is because my fat shocks rub the beam arms.
Also someone told me punto rear shocks fit well when adjusters r low enough


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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by flatbeat » Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:41 pm

You can use a 1" spacer and longer bolt for the top mount which will kick it out enough to clear the beam mounting bolts....I assume that's the problem...?
T2D sell a 'kit' for doing this.
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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by Big ash » Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:35 pm

Cool I'll try that the weekend. Cheers dude.
Does any one know if the Fiat punto rears work on the front


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Re: Shocks on 4" narrow beam

Post by pokey » Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:08 pm

Read this pics of the narrowing near the bottom
http://ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=78206

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