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82 R series Rear Shocks???

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Yes, 14QK2107P2 for SS34 camelback.

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I think most of the 34k suspensions did. Never seen shocks on heavier rated however.

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Is is possible the rears have been changed? Those upper mounts don't disappear completely by themselves. Easy enough to install and I think Mack still supports them as does Euclid.

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Delete rear shocks was a factory option on SS34 and SS38 camelback suspensions.

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Looks like they were removed before I bought the truck, mounting nuts are still there loose. Our local Mack dealer is having trouble finding them, so I am on the hunt for used ones. 

Does anyone know if they are a standard mount used on multiple years?

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Been thinking and IIRC my 78 RL-755LST may have rear shocks. It is 38K Camelback rears. I'll have to look.

I have a Euclid catalog handy and will look. You have 38K rears?

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I don't see them in the Euclid, nor Meritor catalogs I have. The older catalogs had them I remember well. Maybe discontinued? I have a chassis out back of my shop and will look to see if any are on there.

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What I found out today is that air ride came with shocks in the rear & camelback suspension shocks were an option. My mechanic doing the road safety has decided not to include the shocks for the safety who sent me on this wild goose chase today. But it wasn't a total loss, I learned something new & ran into a old r series guy who had a brand new cab carpet w/ underlay for $200.

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That is accurate on shock absorber availability. All air ride really had to have it or the truck "porpoised" terrible. You would really notice it if unfamiliar with the truck and the shocks were shot. You carpet pad wasn't a bad deal. Did you get just the front, or the back also? They are separate pieces and the cab can be quiet if both pieces are in place.

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Took these rear shocks and frame brackets off a camelback.  Still have them somewhere......

rear shocks.jpg

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Driver seat usually around from what I've seen as the seat base needs to bolt to the floor. The mats are large enough it would be up to the installer though. My trucks have bench seats with the storage underneath so around those.

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I don't think my truck had shocks but I am going to show my mechanic that photo to compare where he thought they were supposed to be mounted

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Mine has bench also, it's actually a rubber mat not carpet like the old one (which tore like a piece of paper so rotted) I just have to cut the hole for shifter out

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I've not seen an R model with carpet myself. Always a mat with a foam backing or in the late 60's and early 70's, a jute backer. You always have to cut the shifter hole as there were so many variations to placement dependent upon transmission in the truck.

I have never seen mats either unless the owner/drive put them there. Always the full width rubber mat in the cabs.

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I still have a new front and rear pieces in the shop. If they'd not been leaning against a wall in the office I'd have done forgot about them too.

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