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shock absorber for fisher trip edge???

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by sparksrides, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. sparksrides

    sparksrides Senior Member
    Messages: 154

    i have heard this question ask before and i came up with an idea. i have a lot of shocks off of atv,s laying around my shop and these shocks are coil overs basically a shock and a spring together. i know i can fab up a mount and maybe put one on each end on the out side of my 4 springs. any one see any problems that this might cause or if it is even worth it? i have pic's but can't figure out how to attach
  2. mc1

    mc1 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    what would be the point of all that work does the trip edge not work properly from the factory i have a x blade with no problems
  3. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    i think hes trying to make it so when it trips it doesnt snap back so hard & fast.
  4. sparksrides

    sparksrides Senior Member
    Messages: 154

    yah, i was talking about was how hard and fast it snaps back, maybe its not worth it i just thought I'd through the idea out there
  5. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Just trun 3 spings or copy the Boss or the Diamond edge. They have a shock absorber
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2008
  6. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

  7. Fordistough

    Fordistough Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 394

    It would be hard to make it so that it makes a difference there is so little movement in a trip edge. The boss plows have full trip. Also the shock would hinder how fast it folds over, which would not be good. Sorry, but I think you would be wasting your time.
  8. MnDLawn

    MnDLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Does it really matter if the edge snaps back? It's not hurting anything.