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Old 10-09-2014, 12:53 PM
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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

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This picture is with front and rear SRT springs. If I only do the rear in theory it will bring the back down enough to get really close to level with the stock fronts.
Sorry, missed that part you want to just try the rear ones.

Well it should be closer to level then. I'm keen to see how it all works together with stock height front springs being used too.

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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

That is pretty much exactly what I am going for too. I am mostly curious how the ride will be affected. The SRT spring should be stiffer than the standard front spring. I am hoping to not get a "pogo" effect.


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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

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That is pretty much exactly what I am going for too. I am mostly curious how the ride will be affected. The SRT spring should be stiffer than the standard front spring. I am hoping to not get a "pogo" effect.


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If anything it would be like upgrading to a stiffer set of shocks, but only in the rear.

I've done something similar on my last WK. Stock shocks up front and bilsteins out back (pre 2.5" lift)... and to be honest it helped alot with handling and the overall feel of the jeep. I was very happy with it.
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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

That is reassuring. I like how this rides a lot. It is a step up from my prior WK's. Although my 06 was a limited, I have a new understanding of what happens to a car that spends a few years being driven on a gravel road! The lady that owned it when it was new was a farm wife and tore around gravel roads all day every day. That is close to disastrous for any vehicle. The wheel hubs were worn out the differential was starting to howl and the 4 low actuator was totally seized. It was time to trade it off! Dealership gave me $9k for it on trade for this 2011 so I am happy!


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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

So it turns out i have load leveling shocks currently.

Now i'll have to buy a set of non load leveling shocks on top of a set of SRT springs.

All that to level out the stance!!
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Re: Load leveling to non load leveling shocks

Yeah I have resigned myself to the fact that I will have to do the same. Does your GC have a factory installed tow package?


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