Shocks on 4" narrow beam

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Big ash
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Shocks on 4" narrow beam

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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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

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

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