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Rear Tuff Country Shocks Installed

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8. We finished up the rear suspension with a pair of Tuff Country SX6000 shocks and an Offroad Design stainless steel extended brake line. We had to fabricate an extension for the proportioning valve so our rear brakes would work properly. Since the shackle flip rotates the axlehousing, we had to cut and reweld the passenger-side shock mount for shock-body clearance. A reciprocating saw made quick work of cutting the ends off of our exhaust to clear the leaf springs.

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