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Old 07-08-2019, 09:45 PM
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Hey there!

After squaring away everything motor wise and fixing the AC over the weekend, trying to straighten up suspension next. Rides nice on the road, shocks squeek a lot. Off road, the front end seems to hit really hard with any sort of speed and even relatively small bumps.


Measured my lift today at 2.75-3" both front and back - what kind of lift is this? I realize this is only front but is that a coil spacer with OEM spring? Shocks up front don't have any brand, rancho rs5000 in rear. Rear shocks feel way softer when pushing down than fronts.

Was going to go ahead and order Bilstein 5100s but didn't want to put such nice shocks on a **** lift if these are just coil spacers - I'll spend the money on redoing the lift first.

Thanks in advance!
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Hey there!

After squaring away everything motor wise and fixing the AC over the weekend, trying to straighten up suspension next. Rides nice on the road, shocks squeek a lot. Off road, the front end seems to hit really hard with any sort of speed and even relatively small bumps.


Measured my lift today at 2.75-3" both front and back - what kind of lift is this? I realize this is only front but is that a coil spacer with OEM spring? Shocks up front don't have any brand, rancho rs5000 in rear. Rear shocks feel way softer when pushing down than fronts.

Was going to go ahead and order Bilstein 5100s but didn't want to put such nice shocks on a **** lift if these are just coil spacers - I'll spend the money on redoing the lift first.

Thanks in advance!
Looks like a stock spring, could be off of a zj but still stock with a poly spacer im going to say a 2" spacer at that. Decent budget lift. I would upgrade my lift first before putting $400 shocks on on the beast.
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Old 07-09-2019, 05:26 PM
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Here's some more shots - I'm guessing add a leaf in the back? I've definitely got a true 2.75" all the way around. What's my path of least recourse on improving front suspension? Are these OEM shocks? I have to trim the front fenders as it's rubbing a bit on hard turns. The back is way softer but has nicer shocks I believe. Is my stiff front a combo of shocks and compressed springs? Should I upgrade all 4 shocks anyway? I don't really need any more lift - just don't want to bottom out hard out doing light wheeling.
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