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QUESTION; will 1200 shocks fit on 1500? distance between eyes on 15 air shock are the same as 12's. As you can see learned to put progressive springs into stocker's, & keep track of parts. Thanks to Gambler!!! They work great, dampers would be better with springs of course but cash is always in short supply!! But if i were to upgrade spare pair with springs,dampers,seals,&boots, you have a inexpensive set of progressive's on hand for any 12 or 15 you have, or get in to fix.
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1200 85 gw Shock fluid

Hey how much tranny fluid do u use for each shock..

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Interesting post Gambler. There seems to be some information missing though. #1. Does the top shock mount unscrew before you just "popped it off"? Also, #2, you seem to have left out removal of and installation of the new springs, seals, etc. Please update your post.
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Please tell me what the flanges on your spring compressor are from. Where can I get them. Thanks buddy, great post 😊😊
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this is the tool I made to compress the springs. it consists of 2 1 1/2 inch floor flanges, the top flange is bored out to 2.125(approx. 2 1/8 inch diameter). the bottom flange has a standard plug screwed in to hold the shock end. the threaded rods are 3/8 by 16 all thread, 2 foot long. I double bolted the top flange with grade 8 nuts and hardened washers. The drive nuts are grade 8 with 2 greased hardened washers to reduce galling and friction. use at your own risk, but it worked for me.
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