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1562 - 15" 6Pak Shock, Rear, JL Wrangler

The MetalCloak JL Wrangler 6Pak Rear Long Travel, Compact Body, Shock ( provides the longest shock travel relative to a compressed length for any off-road shock ever built in history. Period.

  • Stroke: 15"
  • Compressed Size Eye to Eye: 13 1/4"
  • Extended Length Eye to Eye: 28 1/4"
  • Dual Opposing Gas-Charged Reservoirs
  • Fully Rebuildable (Call about MetalCloak's Rebuild Program)
  • Improve Wheel Travel and Ride Quality

Each shock is dyno-tested and mounting ends are pre-set for easy installation. Shocks ship with the JL-specific specs so you can be confident that your shocks are ready for your new Jeep JL Wrangler.

Shock application is only limited by your knowledge and application. Contact our suspension consultants for assistance on how the 6Pak can be part of your next build.

Note: MetalCloak Recommends You Have a Suspension Specialist Align Your Jeep Once Suspension is Installed.

Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Weeks
Product Code: 1562
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MetalCloak 6Pak

MetalCloak's Floating Shock Body Technology (FST) provides a game-changing platform featuring parallel shafts extending from a floating body, centralized by dual opposing reservoirs; this revolutionary feature allows for twice the usual stoke over typical industry shocks.

Now the problems of low-hanging shocks or limited travel because of your shock body are fully and completely eliminated.

The shock is no longer the limiting factor in your build.

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Each 6Pak shock is hand built to exacting standards and then Dyno tested here at MetalCloak in Sacramento California.

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Our Next Generation of 6Paks - now with longer travel!

Designed specifically for applications where space is paramount; the 6Pak compact shock body extends shafts from both sides of a floating remote reservoir/body allows for a much smaller compressed shock while still providing more extended length than ANY other bolt on shock.

Thanks to the tireless work of our engineers, we've now made the 6Pak shocks even better...

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Shock Bushing

Now Easier to Install!

Our new fixed bushing is precisely positioned to ensure easy install.

Just put the shock in position and bolt it in.
Pre-positioned rubber bushing eyes keep it in place while providing even more NVH protection.

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Click the image to the right for the 6Pak Owners Guide

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1200 Cut Away

6Pak Specs...

Nitrogen Charged:

  • Dual Opposing Reservoris
  • 150psi - 160 psi per side (end user can custom adjust if desired)

Shaft (Rod) Material:

  • Parallel Shafts Extend from a floating body
  • AISI 1045 centerless ground steel shaft, Rockwell hardness C70 hard chrome plated, 12RMS finish

Rod End and Forged Rod End Bushing:

  • Forged Rod End Housing securely holds Rubber Shock Islolator for increased vibration dampening
  • Industry Standard rod end (½ inch fine thread) ½ - 20 UNF
  • Rod End feature adjustable length & Teflon Race

Tube Housing:

  • Seamless 6061-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum
  • Piston wearbands are Bronze impregnated Teflon (40% Bronze 60% Teflon)

Shaft Wiper-Seal:

  • Teflon dual wiper & triple seal

Valve Disks (stacks):

  • Butteryfly style 17-7PH stainless steel, with a Rockwell hardness of C40
  • Fully Rebuildable & Tunable
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Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 Hour
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint


At MetalCloak we work continuously to give you the best possible installation instructions. We constantly take customer feedback and look at how we can make the instructions better for you. Click below to see our full list of installation instructions.

Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
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