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Mounted Rear Coilover

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This desert truck has the rear coilover mounted somewhere between the pivot point of the rear trailing arm and the rear axle. As such, the axle places more leverage force on the coilover. Shock travel distance may only be about half of the rear axle travel distance, but the coilover spring rate will be nearly double compared to a setup where the shock is mounted over the rear axle. Such a setup is needed to yield the huge rear wheel travel numbers with maybe an 18-inch shock.

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