That looks awesome! My truck will just be for fun; car for daily driver. Any chance you could record the bypass noise level from inside the truck?Bypass shocks are extremely noisy. I have the CJD kit you are talking about with twin tube bypasses. Exhaust noise is one thing, but the noise emitting from bypass shocks when they compress at every bump can get old quick for a daily. Thankfully mine is not...
I have a 16x2.5" bypass. Any brand should be fine as long as you get the proper length shock. You can always get them tuned after installing them. King, radflo, etc. Install will vary depending on the fab shop you go to and their labor rate, but expect upwards of $1-2.5K for everything.
The kit, though I'm not familiar with the 4WD version, is going on my truck this month. And the advertised 14" of travel is indeed a frontier number as well with the custom shock hoops and relocation of the coilover.
Theres alot more info on my build page about the CJDRacing setup:
2008 Nissan Frontier SE "The War Pig" Current mods: Exterior: McNeil fiberglass fenders McNeil fiberglass bedsides Prerunner tubular front bumper ABS bumper valence CJD tubular rear bumper Duraflex viper hood w/ pins Racing 905 custom light rack Dezert Runner Offroad chase rack 15% tint...www.clubfrontier.org
Thanks! I've actually been narrowing down trucks and intended purpose for about 8 months.This thing is going to be a monster. Looking forward to following this build!
Sounds like you're getting into a lot for your first off-roader build, but if you have enough time, patience, and money I'm sure it will turn out great
Yeah it's hard for me to find any non-race trucks without bypass shocks and inside sound. Good luck on the race. Do you have an IG to follow along?The truck is going through repairscaftervthe NORRA race.
Mine is loud because of it transfer from the bedsage to the roll cage. We wear helmets with intercom systems because of all the noise.
We just decided to race our ten car at the Rage at the River”.
Entered today , hotel reservations, logistic.
Lot’s of texting!
really? Can you explain your reasoning/experience?You only little over a 5” travel shock with those arms.
I have zero intention or interest in camping in my truck/overlanding.Have you considered the bed space being taken up by the shocks. Seems like for an overland rig your going to want that bed space.
I'd pass on the by pass and just get some reservoir shocks.