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Looking for input on lowering springs, trying to get my 2015 grand Cherokee altitude a little lower. Any opinions or recommendations appreciated. Also if I get lowering springs, is that all is needed?

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Re: Lowering springs

Might get more responses in the WKII forums...
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Re: Lowering springs

A few of us with lowered WK's can give you opinions on how they look/handle but, as HemiDawg said, you'd probably get better info. on your WK2 over on the WK2 forum. The first thing I'd do is check to see who makes the lowering springs for the WK2. Any lowering spring you may find will probably be for the SRT, but should work on yours. I bought mine from Eibach, so that might be one place to check.

As far as what else is "needed", probably nothing. I would, however, recommend that if they are indeed SRT rated springs that you also add the SRT sway bars. I am not a fan of "piece mealing" suspension components like some folks do. Another good addition with such a setup would be some good shocks/struts.....many of us run Bilsteins. In addition to being a little lower, your handling will drastically improve with an SRT setup. The potential downside, if you're in the snow belt is that, if the roads you drive on are not regularly plowed, you may end up being the snow plow. On my early WK, with the SRT front bumper, I only have about 4 in. of ground clearance in the front and I have to be careful going up and down driveways and, if there is more than about 4 in. of snow on the ground. This has only happened once for me in about 4 years while driving on I-80 in Nevada during a snow storm. With SRT springs and sways, you'll also have a somewhat stiffer ride, hence the better handling. Whatever you do, make sure you do your research first, especially how much it will lower the vehicle and how much ground clearance you'll end up with.
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Re: Lowering springs

Different shocks are a must. Changing ride height on struts that aren't designed for them will cause them to wear much faster
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Looking for input on lowering springs, trying to get my 2015 grand Cherokee altitude a little lower. Any opinions or recommendations appreciated. Also if I get lowering springs, is that all is needed?

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well, youll get more response from the wk2 side of the garage.....


but there is eibach, H&R I can tell you off the top of my head. id get in contact with chad over on blackops autoworks. hes also a vendor on here
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Looking for input on lowering springs, trying to get my 2015 grand Cherokee altitude a little lower. Any opinions or recommendations appreciated. Also if I get lowering springs, is that all is needed?



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This spring I'll be installing a set of OEM SRT springs. Should lower me a little over an inch all around. Plus if I loose the rear LL shocks I should get roughly an extra 1/2" of drop (in theory should level out the stance).

My biggest peeve is the stance and incredible amount of wheel gap in the rear. As far as rear shocks go, I'm either doing Bilsteins or OEM (non-load leaving).


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