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Superlift Shock hoops Pictures!!

Yes, I know the reservoirs are OVERKILL, but the shop gave them to me for only 50 bucks more than some Bilsteins, so I said why not.....

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A little closer up...
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Lower mount.
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Ewww, *** dragging!! (waiting on shackle)
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That's pretty awesome!!
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awsome, looks great
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awesome man.....fox shocks kick @$$
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what was wrong with the factory hoops?
you don't gain any travel and a ton of the travel in that shock isn't going to be used..

either way, it still looks pimp!
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I'm well aware that I didnt gain any travel.

It was a pissing match trying to get superlift shocks, because they have their heads up their *** at the moment... and just getting Ranger shocks in general in a lifted application is kinda a pain in the ***, Now I can run any standard shock. Does it make me a mall crawler because I did it partially for badass looks?
I do wheel the truck, thats why I got the kit. They also welded a standard mount to the A-arm..

But the ride quality of these shocks is quite noticeable, and I really like it!!
I just noticed the shocks have heims in them, no bushings...


The shock hoops are 1.75 DOM, .120 wall.

Coilovers may go in the future.
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not necessarily if you wheel it, its all good

i bet they ride a ton better, i hope they would.
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not necessarily if you wheel it, its all good

i bet they ride a ton better, i hope they would.
I've only hit a dirt road, it was done yesterday, but the highway ride home and the dirt road was impressive. Now I dont even feel the expansion joints on the highway...

I still have to shackle lift the back (already has an AAL) to bring it up to level, and I'm going to make a skid plate for the front pumpkin. My level 2 skidplate is still in place guarding the accessory drive on the motor..
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man those torsions stick out...
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those expansion joints SUCK in my truck, especially now, they dug out infront and behind all of them..

what skid for the "accessory" drive are you talking about?
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Eh i had a brainfart. The normal Level 2 front skid....I heard someone say it mostly guards the accessories, and for some reason I said that.
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Looks sick
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nice!!!!!coil overs would get rid of the nasty t bars hanging down!
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Those remote reservoirs may be a little overkill, but who cares? it looks awesome!!!
Plus Fox Shocks are pretty high on the cool factor.
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lol
I think it looks a bit rediculous knowing that you're only getting 8-9" of travel up there. If they ride well, great. But I still say it looks funny. Hopefully it is properly strapped and bumped so you don't go tearing your front end up.
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nice!!!!!coil overs would get rid of the nasty t bars hanging down!
yup, ditch the torsions they suck...
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is the AAL in yet? mine wasn't that raked when I was SL'd front and AAL'd rear. lol.
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I think it looks a bit rediculous knowing that you're only getting 8-9" of travel up there. If they ride well, great. But I still say it looks funny. Hopefully it is properly strapped and bumped so you don't go tearing your front end up.
The amount of shock you have doesnt depend on how much travel you have. The camburg edge race truck was running 2 2.5" resi shocks with only 9-10" of travel.

Travel is a word that is thrown around so much... I'd rather have 10" of CLEAN travel with great shocks than have 17" of travel and ****ty shocks.

Looks great kev, let me know when you want to come over and we can strap it
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The amount of shock you have doesnt depend on how much travel you have. The camburg edge race truck was running 2 2.5" resi shocks with only 9-10" of travel.

Travel is a word that is thrown around so much... I'd rather have 10" of CLEAN travel with great shocks than have 17" of travel and ****ty shocks.

Looks great kev, let me know when you want to come over and we can strap it
I didn't say it looks "bad", and I agree about having less travel that works well, than a lot of sloppy travel with crappy shocks.
What I mean is, those shocks appear to have a super long stroke, which is what makes it look funny in my opinion, that is all.
If it rides well (as I'm sure it does) that is awesome, like I said. Having standard shock mounts is a plus too. Functionality wise, it is great (or will be once it is strapped).

If I were to do something like this on a "stock" ranger it would be similar to the camburg 4x4 upgrade with bilstein 7100's and reservoirs.
I just thought it looked out of place on that setup, that was my only point.
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i think it looks awesome, we're pretty close to each other, i'm in woodland hills haha i'm always out that way we should meet up
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its a 10" stroke shock....
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did the new superlift not come with limit straps? I know they started adding it. That would be my only recommendation
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Nice to see pics a lil bigger than on the cell Kev.

I will need to do a ride along sometime.
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its a 10" stroke shock....
ha ha...... stroke.....
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did the new superlift not come with limit straps? I know they started adding it. That would be my only recommendation
We talked about the straps.... I think I'm going to be doing it for him
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