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Old 10-05-2015, 05:55 PM
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Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

Hello,

When i raise my suspension to off road 2 setting, the ride quality is horrible. It's very bumpy and just feels like something is wrong. If I go over a speed bump it feels like there is no give in the shocks.

Regular height and aero feel fine.

Is this normal due to amount pressure in the shock? I understand my wheels do not help either but thought I would ask if others experienced this.

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Old 10-05-2015, 08:27 PM
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

Yes, you're going to get a harsh ride in the ORII setting. That's pretty much maxing it out and there's not much suspension travel left.
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

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Yes, you're going to get a harsh ride in the ORII setting. That's pretty much maxing it out and there's not much suspension travel left.

Thank you, that's what I figured just wanted to make sure.

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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

yep kind of a useless explained feature, its not designed to be driven at speeds more to clear obsticles i guess suspension travel is lost due to the extra air pressures to raise the vehicle.
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Old 10-06-2015, 08:56 AM
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

from the owner's manual:
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Off-Road 2 (OR2) (Raises the vehicle approximately 2.6 in (65 mm) This position is intended for offroading use only where maximum ground clearance is required.
So, you probably shouldn't expect "Boulevard Ride" in OR2..
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

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yep kind of a useless explained feature, its not designed to be driven at speeds more to clear obsticles i guess suspension travel is lost due to the extra air pressures to raise the vehicle.
Why else would you need it?


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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

Because bill here in aust we are used to lifted cars for offroad use. The so called offroad jeep fails in this area when compared to nissan and toyota of which are more dedicated to offroad use.
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

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Because bill here in aust we are used to lifted cars for offroad use. The so called offroad jeep fails in this area when compared to nissan and toyota of which are more dedicated to offroad use.
I think you're comparing oranges and tomatoes. The Jeep system is meant for temporary use when needed and isn't the same as a dedicated body or suspension lift like the Nissan's or Toyota's likely have. You can probably get the same type of lift for the Jeep, though.
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

Mate i know this others dont.. that was the point of my post.
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

Just because the vehicle is lifted doesn't mean it has to drive so stiff. It does the same thing on my '14 diesel. There are +'s and -'s...
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Re: Air suspension question off-road 2 setting

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Because bill here in aust we are used to lifted cars for offroad use. The so called offroad jeep fails in this area when compared to nissan and toyota of which are more dedicated to offroad use.
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I think you're comparing oranges and tomatoes. The Jeep system is meant for temporary use when needed and isn't the same as a dedicated body or suspension lift like the Nissan's or Toyota's likely have. You can probably get the same type of lift for the Jeep, though.
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Mate i know this others dont.. that was the point of my post.
Well the bolded part of your post above sure doesn't Sound like you understand. The "so called" offroad Jeep does not FAIL in any area. It's Air Suspension system allows it to have optimized performance both On Road and Off Road. Neither the Toyota nor Nissan vehicles have this ability.

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