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Old 11-04-2010, 01:16 PM
mrmitch mrmitch is offline
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Default tightening shocks

I am installing rancho shocks. should I tighten them to specs while it's jacked up or on the ground? thanks
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Old 11-04-2010, 07:14 PM
sgtsandman sgtsandman is offline
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Default Re: tightening shocks

It shouldn't matter either way. If you are using new hardware, you might want to check the torque after driving it for a tank or two. Sometimes things need to settle a bit. I ran into some hardware that needed it after doing suspension work on mine.
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Old 01-04-2011, 06:37 PM
ZWilson07 ZWilson07 is offline
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Default Re: tightening shocks

how you liek the ranchos?
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