Rear jounce to bump stop question

You'll end up keeping the cup, so with the cup filling part of the gap, you have what, like 3" of air in between? It sounds like a lot but it's not that far off from what I have on the rear of mine with 5" of uptravel.

This is one of the big reasons people outboard their shocks. The longer shocks required to support larger lifts with stock shock mounts ends up being the limiting factor in uptravel.
 
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How much higher could you go if your shock was shorter?
What does your tire and/or trackbar clearance look like?

At most he could go about 1/2" shorter. He has decent travel bias. I'd leave it or mess with the mounts if I was OCD.
 
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How much higher could you go if your shock was shorter?
What does your tire and/or trackbar clearance look
How much higher could you go if your shock was shorter?
What does your tire and/or trackbar clearance look like?

Maybe posts #80 and #81 can help you?.... I'll try to get more measurements later.....any suggestions on where to measure?
 
He's trying to Help YOU...Basically, if the shock is not limiting the up travel, what is your next point of hard contact?

Thank YOU.....the bump stop hits the spring perch about an inch before the shock limits it's upward travel..... that's what is limiting it..... you suggested cutting an inch off the bump stop but that might be too close to hitting the upper limit.
 
Thank YOU.....the bump stop hits the spring perch about an inch before the shock limits it's upward travel..... that's what is limiting it..... you suggested cutting an inch off the bump stop but that might be too close to hitting the upper limit.

If I was doing it, I would throw that piece of shit extended urethane bump stop in the trash. Then I would figure out how much space I had between the cup and perch. Take that space, divide in half. Using 2" as an arbitrary example, I would then put a 1" spacer between the top of the cup and the upper perch and get a 1" thick larger diameter spacer and bolt it to the lower perch. If it wasn't obvious, that also means going back to the OEM jounce bumper.
 
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If I was doing it, I would throw that piece of shit extended urethane bump stop in the trash. Then I would figure out how much space I had between the cup and perch. Take that space, divide in half. Using 2" as an arbitrary example, I would then put a 1" spacer between the top of the cup and the upper perch and get a 1" thick larger diameter spacer and bolt it to the lower perch. If it wasn't obvious, that also means going back to the OEM jounce bumper.

Finally someone who speaks redneck
 
Thank YOU.....the bump stop hits the spring perch about an inch before the shock limits it's upward travel..... that's what is limiting it..... you suggested cutting an inch off the bump stop but that might be too close to hitting the upper limit.

Upper limit of what? That is where this discussion needs to go. Forget about the bumpstop for a minute. When I set my uptravel, I pulled any soft, compliant bumpstops I had out (the factory yellow one) and I brought the axle up until hard parts on the axle started hitting hard parts of the body and/or frame. When you get the axle to that point, measure between the factory cup and the pad on the axle. That is the measurement you divide in half.
 
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Upper limit of what? That is where this discussion needs to go. Forget about the bumpstop for a minute. When I set my uptravel, I pulled any soft, compliant bumpstops I had out (the factory yellow one) and I brought the axle up until hard parts on the axle started hitting hard parts of the body and/or frame. When you get the axle to that point, measure between the factory cup and the pad on the axle. That is the measurement you divide in half.

I was talking about upper limit of shock travel.....I will check