Originally Posted by Diesel_Brad
So can anyone tell me what I did wrong?>
thanks for the pictures, nice job on the install. from what I can see it looks like everything is correct. the upper shock bolt does seem a little far out of the shock pocket though.
Things I would verify; Upper bracket seated in shock pocket with aluminum spacer, upper bracket flush to back of shock tower, large bolt for upper mount tightened down prior to marking and drilling 2x 3/8 in bolt holes.
example of my upper mount tucked in more
also your at full extension when the coil hits the a arm so it should pose no issue. it may be from the design of your A arm (my moogs contacted at full top out but it was at the same time the CV bound so I just rotated to coil slightly and shortened up my straps to avoid contact.)
what weight spring are you running? heavier springs are thicker and may cause more interference.
are you running 10" springs or 12s? you may also just need more preload on the springs to get it lower on the shock body (this would help Truckin too)
example I had 2.65" of thread on each shock