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Default Shock relocation brackets for a leveling kit?

Well, in my search for some torsion keys and a rear block for my truck on ebay this morning, I came across a kit from TRUXX that was your typical torsion key kit but also came with shock relocation brackets. They claimed it is so the factory stroke of the shock is not impeded. Anyone ever use this kit? What do you think of it? Are these brackets really needed?
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Never heard of that but the idea of it sounds pretty good, save you some money buying new rear shocks because of your blocks. Guess it depends how big the blocks are in the rear too. Dont know how many miles are on your 04 but it may be getting close to time for some shocks anyway. I would rather get some new ones to compensate for the longer travel length.
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ebal has rough country lift shock 1"-3" lift, $129. Brackets are a waste unless you have a brand new truck. For $130 you get the lenght and new shocks. If your going the extend the shock for the front your going to want to do it for the rear too. Not bad. I bought them last year and never put them in, sold them, now I really need to buy another set.
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I see, so I'd be better of just buying longer shocks. Well its probably about that time anyways the truck has 50,000 miles on it and i believe they may be original. Thanks for all the input guys.
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personally yeah it's a waste because your only doing half of it
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Yup i agree new shocks with the correct length are definitely the way to go. It will ride smoother and (should) handle better. Rough Country makes a nice quality kit and they back up their products!
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I bought a similar leveling kit . It came wth the shock relocators, it sounded good but I didn't like the way they fit.Too close to the cv boot. I'm not using them, I'm in the process of getting longer shocks.
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