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Old May 8th, 2004, 18:48
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rear axle shock mount removal

Replacing the rear axle shock mounts with the short JKS's. What's the best way to get 'em off? BFH and cold chisel, cutting wheel, or what?
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Old May 8th, 2004, 20:20
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Re: rear axle shock mount removal

A Plasma cutter and grinder would be best,otherwise just the grinder!Also make sure you do the math before relocating the mounts!
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Old May 8th, 2004, 20:28
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Re: rear axle shock mount removal

Band saw worked GREAT
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Old May 8th, 2004, 21:30
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A Plasma cutter and grinder would be best,otherwise just the grinder!Also make sure you do the math before relocating the mounts!
About the math. I thought the new mounts would go in the same spot as the old ones. I will have to rotate them slightly because of the 4* shim I needed to correct my pinion angle. Are there other considerations I need to be aware of? Can you be more specific on the math you referred to?

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Old May 9th, 2004, 07:43
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About the math. I thought the new mounts would go in the same spot as the old ones. I will have to rotate them slightly because of the 4* shim I needed to correct my pinion angle. Are there other considerations I need to be aware of? Can you be more specific on the math you referred to?

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You need to check your shock travel so you dont bottom out the shocks by moving the mount up!
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Old May 9th, 2004, 13:16
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Re: rear axle shock mount removal

Sawzall and grinder are my tools of choice. When you mount the new ones, just be sure the mounting posts are perpendicular to the shock. You will need shorter shocks, or longer bumpstops.
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