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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 5:16 am    Post subject: Raised Thing shocks Reply with quote

What shocks are available for Things that are raised? What have you guys been using? The Thing Iím looking for shocks for is raised about 2Ē.
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 6:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Raised Thing shocks Reply with quote

Mine has around a 2 in raise. Bilstein no longer makes a shock that will work for a raised Thing front end. I used Bilstein for the rear and KYB gas adjust shocks for the front. The KYB are inexpensive but provide a nice ride. I would have liked Bilsteins on all 4 corners but the KYBs work.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:34 am    Post subject: Re: Raised Thing shocks Reply with quote

You donít happen to have a link do you?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Raised Thing shocks Reply with quote

97-1017-0 Front Ball Joint, Type 1 - GR-2, Raised 3 1/2" Longer than stock - KYB 343135


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Raised Thing shocks Reply with quote

califblue wrote:
97-1017-0 Front Ball Joint, Type 1 - GR-2, Raised 3 1/2" Longer than stock - KYB 343135


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Have Questions? Call us at 1-800-303-6211
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https://www.ebuggies.com/Raised-Shocks-Ball-Joint-Shocks-s/91364.htm

Sale Price: $45.95


Thatís exactly what I needed. Thanks.
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