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Wheels hit top of Fenders

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Old 10-19-2007, 10:15 PM
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I have a 96' 4x4 blazer with 31 inch tires and a 2 inch lift/rear shackles and torsion bar lift.So my problem is when i hit big bumps offroading my wheels hit the top of the fender weels.Im wondering if it could be bad shocks or what?
 
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Old 10-19-2007, 10:17 PM
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if your hitting bumps that hard then you need stiffer shocks and heavier weight springs and that will stop the bottoming out.
 
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You sure your jitting the "top" of the fender wells?

Teh bumpstops should stop the tires from hitting the top of the fenders, especially with a 2" body lift.
 
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Old 10-20-2007, 11:45 AM
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ya im sure of it,but i think its the shocks because it has stock shocks and 150000 miles on it,but not all the way sure
 
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i think changing shocks will help with that change those out and see cause 150000 on them there probably worn pretty good
 
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Old 10-21-2007, 12:32 AM
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I might do that next week some time and see if that helps.thanx
 
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not a problem anytime you have a question just ask and if you take our advice let us know how it helped or didn't so we know
 
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:25 PM
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What kind of shocks do yall think i should get,and im not sure if i need longer shocks or not because its lifted the 2 inches,at a local shop they have monroe sensa-trac shocks but i wasnt sure if those were stiff enough or not.
Thanx In advance
 
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you have a 2" lift?
Cranking the torsion bars is not a lift.
2" body lift is not a supsension lift.
Neither cranking the torsion bars, or a body lift will require new shocks, you haven't changed the location of the shock mounts in either case. Stock sized shocks will still work.

Shocks are designed to control bounce.
Did you lose a bump stop?

 
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:17 PM
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I dont think so,im not sure what that is.Would they no if i did when they replace the front shocks?
 

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