Clean, low-profile lines and a high-clearance design make these Artec Industries shock mounts strong parts when installed. The heavy steel units are designed to replace your worn shock brackets.
They require welding onto the side of the axle tube to install, and will handle some serious abuse. Artec universal high-clearance shock mounts are a great addition for all vehicles, due to their beefy strength and protection of the shocks.
**This is a DIY product and should be installed by a competent welder only**
This part requires welding and fabrication skills if you are not confident in your abilities please take to an Off-road shop to install this part.
Tools Required :
Safety Glasses, Gloves, Socket Set, Wrenches, Jack, Jack stand, wheel chocks, Cutting Tool of your choice (Sawzall, Grinder, plasma, cutting torch) Welder.
Inventory that you have all of the parts for your order
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Place wheel chocks in front of the front wheels, Jack up rear of vehicle and set Jack stands under the axle as wide apart as you can securely. Then lower the Jack.
Remove the shocks from the vehicle
Take measurements of your shock location and record the numbers for later use .
Using your cutting tool of choice Cut off the shock mount then grind the area smooth in preparation for welding.
Measure Shock Mounting width and weld the free floating tab into position inside of the mount that will allow you to mount your shock . Place shock mounts on axle in desired position
Coat the bracket with a self-etching primer and paint (We get the best results with rustolem paint.)
Re install the shocks on the vehicle.
Raise the vehicle with the Jack remove the jack stands and lower the Jack, Now the job is complete .