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Guys,

I'd like to hear from anyone who's installed this rear shock relocation kit in a fully assembled '55. The tech sheet on Eckler's site shows it being installed on a body-off frame, which looks pretty easy...

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Can`t see why you can`t install the shock bar with the body on the frame. I located mine to the frame with the body still on. Just had the guy weld it in with the body off since i done had the body off. You could easily weld it in with the car on a lift.
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Thanks for the input! The Eckler Tech sheet shows it being bolted on through holes you have to drill in the frame but welding would work OK...
 

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I bought the Shock Bar Relocation for my 57 Chevy. But when I went to install it I found that the Exhaust that I had installed already kicked up too high as it came over the rear end so It will hit the shock mount bar! UGH!! I plan on rerouting the exhaust as soon as I install the Fenderwell Headers so no real lose there. However if I had the room I would have been able to drill the frame quite easily to bolt it in. But welding will also work if you want to go that way as well!
 

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I havent installed mine yet as well. i was attempting too but noticed my muffler pipes were in the way. so im going to wait a while till i hav e time to cutt that piece off , then install these and my rear sway bar.but looks pretty easy.
 
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