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Old 12-27-2010, 02:39 AM
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Default How to prevent the bounce on the back?

Hi all,

I am looking for a solution that prevents the bounce on the back side of the truck when I drive on rough surfaces. I searched on the forum but I couldn't find any threads. I don't know some technical terms. Maybe that's why I couldn't find. Anyway, waiting for your suggestions.
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Old 12-27-2010, 02:41 AM
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Start with new shocks. I would go with monroe shocks.
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Old 12-27-2010, 06:07 AM
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Believe they call it wheel hop

Also moved this to another area. How to Submission are for technical write ups.
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Old 12-27-2010, 07:37 AM
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Believe they call it wheel hop

Also moved this to another area. How to Submission are for technical write ups.
I'm sorry. Thnx

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Start with new shocks. I would go with monroe shocks.
Would it be enough to drive with a pregnant wife sitting on the back side? My truck is the 4 door version and I usually drive with my family. Also sometimes I need to load about 500-600 kgs. It should be something both keeps the passengers comfortable and still be able to be loaded over 500 kgs. Can I obtain these by only installing Monroe shocks?
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:02 AM
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New shock will help some as well as some decent tires with proper air pressure but it's a solid axle truck, there is only so much you can do to minimize wheel hop. It's the nature of the beast.
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:49 AM
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Slow down... if you're driving, and you start to hit wash boards, let off the gas, don't keep on it.
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:53 AM
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Truck suspension: stiffer/stronger shocks in the back with little weight (unless loaded) causes the bounce. If you soften the shocks in the back this should take care of the bounce, but it will reduce the payload capability. (rear will squat more when loaded) if your shocks are good (don’t need to be replaced) try a fiberglass cover/shell or just adding a couple hundred pounds (sand/bricks ect..) and see how that works.
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:37 AM
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Default Re: How to prevent the bounce on the back?

also you could switch to the ford explorer leaf springs, it might help since it will get rid of the blocks, and it will be a bit softer spring too i think so if you dont mind it sinking a bit more when loaded try that.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:00 AM
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he is from Turkey. So explorer leaf springs are more then likely not gonna help
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:02 AM
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maybe some aftermarket springs that will get rid of the blocks then.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:35 AM
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Truck suspension: stiffer/stronger shocks in the back with little weight (unless loaded) causes the bounce. If you soften the shocks in the back this should take care of the bounce, but it will reduce the payload capability. (rear will squat more when loaded) if your shocks are good (donít need to be replaced) try a fiberglass cover/shell or just adding a couple hundred pounds (sand/bricks ect..) and see how that works.
Thanks Brian, this is the advice which I hear from most people. Here I heard that they install 130 kg of weight under the vehicle by connecting it to the chasis. I have photo also.



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Old 12-27-2010, 10:39 AM
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holy hell! thats crazy! but its functional!
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:40 AM
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Try some shocks that do not push them selves out. I dont know what kind they are but rancho, bds, etc.. are built like this, you can push them down and they wont come flying back up. I had rancho 5000 on my plow truck I swapped with my dad since he has a 2wd and is running lighter than I am, he doesn't have the bounce around that he did have with the new gabriels that he bought.
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Truck suspension: stiffer/stronger shocks in the back with little weight (unless loaded) causes the bounce. If you soften the shocks in the back this should take care of the bounce, but it will reduce the payload capability. (rear will squat more when loaded) if your shocks are good (donít need to be replaced) try a fiberglass cover/shell or just adding a couple hundred pounds (sand/bricks ect..) and see how that works.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:57 AM
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you could try to get air shocks, soft for normal driving harded when you have a load to haul.
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