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Savage X / Baja 5B Shock Mod (2)



The next parts are what the shocks will connect to, the shock towers and the lower suspension arms.


For the shock towers I used ones from GH Racing (02026). They are nice and thick up top and will not bend or break from the added stress of using a 4 shock setup.


GH Racing Shock Towers for Savage



I drilled out and threaded the top slot to accept a 4mm (M4) screw.


To thread the slot use a 9/64 bit and a steel screw to thread. To drill through use a 5/32 bit.


I recommend threading them. This only makes them stronger as the it makes the entire shock tower a nut essentially.



GH Towers Threaded




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