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Has anyone towed anything with the lowering kit? I was planning on putting a hitch on myself since it didn't come with one. Any rubbing when under weight? Also would I be able to run my stock tires and wheels on my 2013 Overland (had the dealer threw in new tires)?


I tow but have oem tow hitch. I did remove the stock load leveling nivomat shocks in the rear. That being said, I measured the distance between the coil top and bottom and then called the airlift company for a set of bags. You need these if you don't have load leveling shocks. It stabilizes the rear. I have srt coils and bilsteins all the way around.

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Re: Lowering springs question

more info on this plz...part numbers, price, etc.??
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I tow but have oem tow hitch. I did remove the stock load leveling nivomat shocks in the rear. That being said, I measured the distance between the coil top and bottom and then called the airlift company for a set of bags. You need these if you don't have load leveling shocks. It stabilizes the rear. I have srt coils and bilsteins all the way around.

Can you post the part number for the air bags your bought?


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Can you post the part number for the air bags your bought?


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I bought airlift 1000 part no 60785. It's a 4" x 7" bag. This kit is actually for a Toyota van. The reason I used this, is because I needed a 4x7. The standard grand Cherokee part no is 60825 but is 4x8 bag. The bag is too tall to fit the srt springs. So measure your distance inside the coil. If you had eibach you would measure the jnside and the height and airlift company can set you up with a part number. I've had these on my 98 and 05 grand Cherokee. I order via Amazon.
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Re: Lowering springs question

how's the air ride compared to shocks? can you feel a difference??
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how's the air ride compared to shocks? can you feel a difference??


I have bilsteins shocks. These airbags are support for towing. So I run the with 10lbs of air. When I tow, I run bags with 35lbs of air.

I believe all srt jeeps have load leveling built into the bilstein shocks, electronically. That being said, the srt rear coils lack the support. Basically the same thing as wk2 oem springs. If you pull the stock nivomat load leveling shocks out, there rear coil is bouncy.
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I have bilsteins shocks. These airbags are support for towing. So I run the with 10lbs of air. When I tow, I run bags with 35lbs of air.

I believe all srt jeeps have load leveling built into the bilstein shocks, electronically. That being said, the srt rear coils lack the support. Basically the same thing as wk2 oem springs. If you pull the stock nivomat load leveling shocks out, there rear coil is bouncy.

Where is the valve to fill them mounted?


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Where is the valve to fill them mounted?


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I mounted right by the rear bumper.
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Re: Lowering springs question

Hello All,

I have a 2016 grand cherokee and I cant seem to find companies that make springs to spec for 16 model. Does road magnet make them for 16 as well? Also, do we know if 15 model lowering springs will fit 16?
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Re: Lowering springs question

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Hello All,

I have a 2016 grand cherokee and I cant seem to find companies that make springs to spec for 16 model. Does road magnet make them for 16 as well? Also, do we know if 15 model lowering springs will fit 16?
Check out the sticky thread on '16 JGC suspension changes.... I just posted my results in attempting to drop my 75th Limited. Long story short, there's not much we can do but wait for the aftermarket to come up with a few options.
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