So what do you think caused the tear in the bag exactly?
factory spring pocket is gone...you could honestly cut that lower circle plate off, cut that lower bracket tube off at about a 30 degree angle or so and weld that circle plate back on and it would be fine, maybe slot out the upper mounts and fitting holes to slide the top of the bag out a hair if needed, and flip those inner lower b/j bolts to clearance the bag if needed also...something like thisThat lower bag mount is sh!t. Cut it out. Actually the location of how the bag is setup is REALLY bad. No wonder why your bag rips.
Best bet from what I see is to redo the front bag setup. Just go w/ the cando kit.
Weld in the upper and the tabs. Trim up the existing spring cup so you don't tear up your bags.
You could do it in a weekend honestly.
I actually got the front shock kit from SD.com and then got a set of front shocks for a hardbody. I did the upper mount on the frame and the lower mount I welded on the strut bar.Well,
I need to know whose kit to buy, what shock to get and the proper mounting location.