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Old 06-18-2019, 08:40 PM   #1
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Are my new shocks upside down?

Just had the SMB Fox shocks put on my '07 RB-50 4x4. The front ones have the shiny shaft on the upside and the rear have them on the downside. Is that right? Does it make difference?
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Don't know what kind of suspension you have but it sounds like the front are upside down to me.
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That sound a little off....shocks should be mounted with shaft on the bottom. Who installed them? Can they be flipped around or is the mounting different?
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It's more common to see the shock body installed higher than the shaft, but maybe there was a reason to install the shock body lower than the shaft??

Fox help website - https://www.ridefox.com/fox17/help.p...&ref=lnav_help

Fox smooth body shock install pdf - https://www.ridefox.com/fox17/dl/tru...3-revb-web.pdf

Statement within install pdf - in most cases, FOX direct-replacement, smooth body shocks are mounted with the shock body oriented on top.

Fox support - https://www.ridefox.com/fox17/contact.php?ref=footer
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