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Old October 11th, 2020, 07:39
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Re: Rear Suspension Issues

Doetsch DT3000 >> http://doetschshocks.com/c-394901-sh...es-dt3000.html


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One contact suggested air shocks.
Air shocks are a "Bubba, hold my beer and watch this" solution. Air bags are a proper solution, but an unnecessary expense because a good quality lift kit spring should easily handle a full cargo load.
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Go ahead and slam the liftgate down on a blanket, and see how long you are laughing.

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Old October 11th, 2020, 08:08
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NO ONE suggested air shocks......air shocks will cause you even more problems

I did say the only shocks that carry weight are air shocks....
Didn't mean YOU. "another contact" on a Facebook page suggested air shocks.
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Old October 11th, 2020, 08:10
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I'm with TCRM, post some pics of what you are dealing with before you do anything.
Still waiting for an Admin to give me right to post Attachments. I have pictures. Dunno what's up with that.
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Old October 11th, 2020, 09:06
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What's the proper way to measure for bump stop height? I see Q-tech and others have quite a variety.

I sent an email to Deaver for information on their springs. Closest dealer for me is 250+mi.
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Old October 11th, 2020, 09:26
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Flex your rig out and measure is the best! Same goes for the shocks.
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Old October 16th, 2020, 20:09
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I still can't add attachments, pictures of rear suspension, to this thread but I did here:

https://www.naxja.org/forum/showthre...#post246708174

Got new bumpstops today but have to EZ-out one bolt. Then I'll try to flex and get measurements and maybe better pictures if there's something you guys would like to see to help me out.

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Old October 17th, 2020, 05:29
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A side view showing the spring and the shackle angle would help.
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Old October 17th, 2020, 07:34
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Re: Rear Suspension Issues

The leaf spring eye bolt is in backwards, and banging on the bumper bracket and gas tank skid plate mount.


With the tire removed, post a picture from the side showing the shackle angle and spring arch.




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Old October 17th, 2020, 07:54
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Re: Rear Suspension Issues

Something isnt right flat springs won't creat a harsh ride they will be smoothere.

Your shocks are bottoming out, shackle, shackle bolt like mentioned . A shock to short will limit travel and cause harshness ass the axle clanks against it.

Pics would be nice since you already taken all these suggestions saying its not that.

I use tapatalk to post pictures.

Good us some pictures hell hang a go pro under theyre and drive then youl get more help
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Old October 17th, 2020, 08:47
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Re: Rear Suspension Issues

Looks like some kind of combo leaf spring hold down plate + bump stop is already installed. Also, it looks like the shackle is very close to the back side of the shackle box and could be hitting it when the suspension compresses further.
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Old October 17th, 2020, 08:52
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Pics would be nice since you already taken all these suggestions saying its not that.
Didn't mean to come off as dismissing all the suggestions. I appreciate the input.
Will get more pics posted w/o wheel.
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More pics. Duplicate threads now. Will relo and/or drop brackets help or hurt?

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Re: Rear Suspension Issues

Well you didn't take a pic of the shackle angle but your springs do seem a little flat.
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Like this?

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Old October 17th, 2020, 11:46
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Shackle bolt is sticking way out. Does it have a witness mark on it.? Othere side?

Springs look fine to me. The flatter the better.

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