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Daveo

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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« on: November 04, 2008, 16:25:39 PM »
this might be a silly question im looking at a set of front and rear shocks via this board, and they came off a 2wd sierra does anyone know if they will fit the xr4x4 as i dont want to have any issues or cause problems for the seller thanks in advance



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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2008, 20:01:46 PM »
hi mate the rears fit but not the front

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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2008, 22:37:41 PM »
hmmm seen notes that say the fronts will fit too think i might just bite the bullet and buy them n see if they go worse comes to the worst can sell them back on i guess

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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2008, 22:39:09 PM »
Yup, the front strut diamiter is bigger on the 4x4.

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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2008, 22:44:27 PM »
its a set of struts n springs i think, not too sure what the actual names of parts are on cars lol im more of a bike mechanic koni front set including springs and bilstein rear with springs

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sierra xr 4x4 shocks are 2wd shocks the same ?
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2008, 17:48:37 PM »
I have 2wd coilovers on my 4x4 front hubs, but you need to make a spacer shim. I got a tube machined up, cut a slot in the side and fitted to the strut. If you can get machine work done its not hard to do.

 

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