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They were what BellTech supplied and ive wondered the same about the size.

I have about 3/4-1" clearance and bottom out regularly. They looked alot like the OE ones which i thought was kind of strange....
Can anyone post a pic of what their stops look like for me?
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They were what BellTech supplied and ive wondered the same about the size.

I have about 3/4-1" clearance and bottom out regularly. They looked alot like the OE ones which i thought was kind of strange....
Can anyone post a pic of what their stops look like for me?
Yeah, I thought they were OE just by the way they look. I removed mine completely and used button-style poly stops on the axle pad. I'm probably close to 5" drop in the back, and I have about 1 1/2"-2" clearance on mine. I bottom out occasionally, but I think it might be on the shock since I am still on the stockers.
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I double checked and have around 1"-1 1/4" clearance. How do you like the button style?
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I double checked and have around 1"-1 1/4" clearance. How do you like the button style?
I'm not sure I'm even hitting the bumpstop, it might be the shock bottoming out, or a combo of both. To answer your question, when I do bottom out its a little harsh, but not unbearable. I rarely bottom out though, due to the increased distance w/ the poly stop. I have poly beehive style stops on the front too. Any poly stop is going to be harsh when you contact it, its basically just preventing metal-to-metal contact.
Oh, and my springs are fairly stiff since they're cut-down stockers. Handles like a sports car, though.
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Good deal! I installed mine a week ago and it centered mine perfectly too. I never had any high speed wobbles, but its nice to know I never will either. The Spohn is nice, but unless you do some seriously hardcore driving or want the undercarriage bling it's not a necessity.
BTW, in your pic it looks like you still have the OE bumpstops in. How much space do you have between the bumpstop and the axle?
Was for me my ass end was all over the place and the bar fixed it
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I have the belltech ones and i have yet to bottom out
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Strange... I know the early kits came out with different stops, IIRC.

What do yours look like?
How much clearance do you have between axle and the stop?
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Was for me my ass end was all over the place and the bar fixed it
The Spohn bar is essentially the same as your OE, other than poly bushings and being adjustable. Its just there to locate the axle under your truck. Were your stock bushings worn? That's the only way I can see it really making a real difference. I'm glad it fixed your problem for you, though. I just don't think it's necessary in most situations, the bracket cures the geometry problem, which is what causes the "wobble" in the rear of some trucks. Maybe its more of a problem in the short wheelbase trucks, as I never experienced it at all, even without the bracket. I just got it to center the axle.
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Dude im telling you i could not go over 70 without it wagging like a dog i pyt on the bar and it stopped no clue but its fixed now thats all im saying lol.And i had the bracket on it before i put on the bar and no bushings were fine truck only has 15k on it
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Dude im telling you i could not go over 70 without it wagging like a dog i pyt on the bar and it stopped no clue but its fixed now thats all im saying lol.And i had the bracket on it before i put on the bar and no bushings were fine truck only has 15k on it
I believe you bro, that's just weird as sh#t though.
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