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Forum: General Tech Forum 10-22-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Bikeman
Ther is an absolutely huge difference in the ride...

Ther is an absolutely huge difference in the ride at all speeds, more so at speeds less than highway, like driving around town.

All the chatter and choppiness from the concrete roads in the Ranch...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-22-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
4" coils with 1" spacers. I thought the 6" coils...

4" coils with 1" spacers. I thought the 6" coils could give too much lift. I got an extra .5" out of the rears.
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-21-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I got the rears today, oh what a difference in...

I got the rears today, oh what a difference in the ride. No harshness from OME. On the wheeling trip this last weekend, there is a huge night and day difference. I will mount the resi where it is out...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-17-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I still can't believe the ride:thumb:. No more...

I still can't believe the ride:thumb:. No more harshness from shocks that have too much compression damping.

I ordered the rears today from Downsouth Motorsports in CA. The guy I spoke with is...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-16-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I finally received the fronts, Fox 2.0 10"...

I finally received the fronts, Fox 2.0 10" travel, 26" extended, 30 compression, 70 rebound:
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm255/Bikeman_Colorado/IMG_1654.jpg
With eye adapters, Pro Crap brand,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-02-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I got them off fleabay from Rough Country. The...

I got them off fleabay from Rough Country. The valving is for heavy-duty single-shock applications, but I can easily valve them to whatever.
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-02-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I just scored 2-Fox 2.0 resi's, 10" travel, NIB...

I just scored 2-Fox 2.0 resi's, 10" travel, NIB for $140 ea shipped. I am glad I found a nitro source to charge them. Same dimensions as the 7100's, non-short body. I like the steel-braided hoses...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-01-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
Well 4WP dropped the ball. It has been almost 2...

Well 4WP dropped the ball. It has been almost 2 weeks and they screwed up 3 times. I should have known better to go with them. I will try eshocks.com tomorrow.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-19-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I ordered the fronts today, 255/70 valving, 7100...

I ordered the fronts today, 255/70 valving, 7100 with reservoirs, 10" standard body.

I am currently working on the rear lower mount. I need to find a piece of tube .75" or 19mm I.D. to fit over the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-18-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
The 80's have a wee bit more travel:D. There are...

The 80's have a wee bit more travel:D. There are guys with my size lift that are maxing out 14" travel shocks and losing a coil at the same time.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-18-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I forgot, I need to fab my rear lower mounts.

I forgot, I need to fab my rear lower mounts.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-18-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
Ok, So I'm thinking 360/80 in the back and 275/78...

Ok, So I'm thinking 360/80 in the back and 275/78 in the front to start, 10", regular bodies. I think at my height and droop measurements, I can always add more bump stop.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
Ben, did you have alot of weight in the back- I...

Ben, did you have alot of weight in the back- I recall your old 80 had at least a big bumper with a tire carrier? Any sub tank or drawers? My 80 has the frame bobbed, no spare tire crossmember, and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
If their off road dept. is as arrogant as their...

If their off road dept. is as arrogant as their mtb dept., I don't want to deal with Fox.

Wow, that's light damping in the front, must be a light spring. Better not add a winch:D.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
I want to find the ideal damping properties I...

I want to find the ideal damping properties I need for a "light" 80 that has 5" of lift, for the best possible ride, whether it's rock crawling in CO or driving "fast" in the AZ desert or on choppy,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
Good find. Beefy enough?

Good find. Beefy enough?
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
4 Wheel Parts.

4 Wheel Parts.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,683
Posted By Bikeman
Bilsteins Here We Come

A deal at $22/pair:
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm255/Bikeman_Colorado/IMG_1612.jpg
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