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Close Up Undercar Rear Axle

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To mount the reservoirs, we used weld-on reservoir mounts. Van Gaale bent a piece of 11/2-inch round tubing to make a hoop to attach the reservoirs to and also help tie together the new and old crossmembers. The finished product sat with approximately 6 inches of uptravel and 10-11 inches of downtravel. We were hoping for more uptravel and will be adding a 11/2-inch block in the future, basically because we bought shocks that were too long and we do not want to go through the bed. This will also help bring the rear up to the height of the front for a more level stance. We like a prerunner look, but right now it's a little ridiculous.

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