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Old 02-13-2014, 11:28 AM
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I can't seem to find any regular rear shocks to replace my load levelers with. Any suggestions? Other than the Eibach shocks they are pricey.
PM member ETENNYSON I believe he did srt shocks but also had to switch upper shock mounts. The upper stem on the load levelers is a smaller diameter so depending on which shicks you go with may need different mounts as well but they are pretty cheap. Also call up justforjeeps they can help you get anything you need.
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:44 AM
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Hello Oneandonly,
I am new to the site. I have a 14 GC Summit 2wd Hemi and would like to drop mine with the Road Magnet Mild drop springs. I have heard the Eibachs aren't as smooth as the Road Magnets. As I'm sure you all know how much I spent on my GC, so I sure would like to keep the ride smooth, while getting rid of the wheel gaps.

I just wanted to make sure yours is a 2wd and that the Road Magnets fit my 2wd without problems. Also, when installed, are there any issues with alignment?

Thanks for your input.
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Old 03-16-2014, 11:55 AM
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Hello Oneandonly,
I am new to the site. I have a 14 GC Summit 2wd Hemi and would like to drop mine with the Road Magnet Mild drop springs. I have heard the Eibachs aren't as smooth as the Road Magnets. As I'm sure you all know how much I spent on my GC, so I sure would like to keep the ride smooth, while getting rid of the wheel gaps.

I just wanted to make sure yours is a 2wd and that the Road Magnets fit my 2wd without problems. Also, when installed, are there any issues with alignment?

Thanks for your input.
Daryl
Mine is a 4x2 and springs installed easy! As for ride, any lowering springs will stiffen ride a bit to account for vehicle being lower, you don't want as much rebound. My extreme road magnets are stiffer but I have had numerous people comment on how good it still rides even being slammed. Alignment will also need to be accomplished after drop cause toe and
camber will shift. I haven't done mine yet so cannot comment on how close to spec an alignment shop can get your GC. If you are on QL suspension that may change things all together though. You will need to find someone with that suspension if so to talk lowering with them.
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Old 03-17-2014, 11:16 AM
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That's good news ) Fortunately I don't have the QL suspension..

Thanks a lot for your advise.

By the way, your Jeep looks great!!!
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oneandonly - nice jeep bud, 2 weeks ago i actually wanted my jeep to look exactly like that with some othe rwheels but a few things happened.
1. dealer was out of black (so we took white)
2. I thought the extreme level drop was too much and ended up buying the mid levels
3. I thought the 22's would also make it too harse so bought some 20" lexani r6's

I still have to tow with this badboy and wife would use this a lot so i had to calm down haha.

Do you get any rub at all ? As yours seems to spot on the mark of the guards ?
I went for +40 on a 10" rim all around but 265 front and 295 rears.
Have you had a full load in the car yet ?
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btw i thought road magnets had a 1.0 drop front and 1.8 drop rear ?
This drop being from the srt heights not the laredo heights.
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That's good news ) Fortunately I don't have the QL suspension..

Thanks a lot for your advise.

By the way, your Jeep looks great!!!
thanks bro!

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oneandonly - nice jeep bud, 2 weeks ago i actually wanted my jeep to look exactly like that with some othe rwheels but a few things happened.
1. dealer was out of black (so we took white)
2. I thought the extreme level drop was too much and ended up buying the mid levels
3. I thought the 22's would also make it too harse so bought some 20" lexani r6's

I still have to tow with this badboy and wife would use this a lot so i had to calm down haha.

Do you get any rub at all ? As yours seems to spot on the mark of the guards ?
I went for +40 on a 10" rim all around but 265 front and 295 rears.
Have you had a full load in the car yet ?
I hear ya lol...priorities!! I do rub in back on big bumps but nothing serious. I have had 3 passengers with h no issues except again on big bumps.

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btw i thought road magnets had a 1.0 drop front and 1.8 drop rear ?
This drop being from the srt heights not the laredo heights.
The extreme has 1.8/2.8 and vehicle doesn't matter drop amount is still the same...although SRTs sit lower to begin with so the extreme really slams them.
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I'm lowered on eibachs with srt springs in the rear. I had to change out the top mounts but they were super cheap. This is a picture with 22" SRTs .....in a few days I get my 22x10s for the rear . I'll post some pictures when they arrive.
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Nice bro! Hey what did you do to your mirror caps to get them black?
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When I bought the jeep I negotiated them in on the deal ..... Among a few other upgrades. It had the chrome mirrors when on the lot....when I picked it up they were all black ....oh yeah!
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