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want to stiffen up rear help...

just wondering what i can do to stiffen up the rear i find it bounces all over. if i put an aal in would that help???? i have k springs 2"block and 2" shackel right now.. thanks any help would be great...
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AAL will stiffen it up, but if it is bouncing around it might be time for new shocks.
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just wondering what i can do to stiffen up the rear i find it bounces all over.
Thats what she said


Good stiff shocks will help. Traction bars will help in certain situations.
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AAL with stiffen it up but like Chris said it also may be your shocks causing the bouncing. How many miles are on your shocks?
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only 39000 km shocks should still be ok i would think.
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well it depends. are they factory shocks? does it bounce around in normal driving situations? and what kind of extra weight do you have back there?
shocks made a world of difference on my truck
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You need new shocks.
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You need new shocks.
very good. no weight except the cap but it bounced around without it. i think i am going to get a aal and get new shocks. have to price some out now...
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The bouncing you are experiencing may be because its too stiffly sprung. And yes, better shock valving will help matters.
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mine doesnt bounce around and i have an AAL but i have good shocks. shocks make a world of difference.
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I have some tubing you could weld between the frame and axle.. that'll stiffen it right up.
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^ lol
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I have some tubing you could weld between the frame and axle.. that'll stiffen it right up.
sure why not how well would it flex.....lol
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