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With his shocks mounted outboard the frame, Ellis built a shock mount on the frame that is tight to the bed side and not very tall. The shocks need to be angled forward to keep them from crashing into the tire under articulation, but this also means you can run a slightly shorter shock than one mounted straight vertical and still get the same travel.

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