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Old 09-19-2014, 12:57 PM
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One last question...my original thought was going with 22's...the i read about lowering, and then changed my mind and decided ill go with 20's and lower the vehicle....but now im thinking about the rear load leveling shock replacement...i play in a band and travel with nearly 400#s of gear in the back almost at all times...and honestly i Was thinking i might gett a small two wheel trailer to tow behind in the future.

If i replace the load leveling shocks with non load leveling shocks and lower my car, is the 400# load in the back going to cause issues? Would it lower the car further and possibly cause rubbing/interferance issues? What about if i decide to tow a small trailer in the future?
Sounds like you should not lower it to me. I've read that some people have done it but it's not recommended with lowering springs unless you are fine with it rubbing. I've only seen one guy who towed with his mid road magnets on here, but he had 18" wheels I think and it looked really slammed with the trailer hooked up.

And you may still be able to get away with the extra load of band gear, but I'm not sure how much or if it would sag.

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Old 09-19-2014, 04:20 PM
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Re: Lowering The jeep

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Sounds like you should not lower it to me. I've read that some people have done it but it's not recommended with lowering springs unless you are fine with it rubbing. I've only seen one guy who towed with his mid road magnets on here, but he had 18" wheels I think and it looked really slammed with the trailer hooked up.

And you may still be able to get away with the extra load of band gear, but I'm not sure how much or if it would sag.
22's it is than
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22's it is than
have you gotten around to lowering yet?
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Old 11-19-2014, 02:08 AM
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Curious to know if my 15' Altitude, 4x4 has rear loading shocks or whatever they are? Confused about that part... Can I just get the springs? Or is this basically a $1,000 modification?
Hey if you don't have the tow package you don't have load level shocks. One less thing for you to worry about. You just need the springs.
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Old 11-19-2014, 11:02 AM
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Hey if you don't have the tow package you don't have load level shocks. One less thing for you to worry about. You just need the springs.
Not true at all.

My '14 Alti has no tow package but came with load leveling shocks. I already verified this by looking up the part number currently installed on my Jeep.
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That's strange why would they do that?
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Okay here it is. Eibach told me that they couldn't tell me how my Jeep would look once it was lowered bc they hadn't tested a diesel yet. I figured that it shouldn't make that much of a difference. I couldn't find any weights on the gas vs diesel V6's. It doesn't sit quite like I want it to. Back to the drawing board. I want to get the back down about 2" more. I'll get some better pictures of it. Attachment 44006


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Did you not change your load level rear shocks out for non load leveling?

That should bring the back down a bit. The load level shocks keep the rear sky high that come with the tow package.
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Re: Lowering The jeep

Hopefully one of you guys can help me with this instead of me starting a new thread.

I have a 2011 jeep cherokee Laredo that i want to lower and put wheels on.
after searching through the threads trying to figure out which shocks i have i am still lost.

part number on my shocks are 68039560AA multiple threads have posted those as LL shocks but they are made by Tokico. multiple threads have also listed the Tokico shocks as non LL shocks. can anyone clarify? i want to pick up a pair of Road magnet springs but not if they won't work.

also can any of you post pics with your SRT reps in 22's lowered and also stock height? i want to get an idea of how high the truck will sit.

Thanks guys!
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Re: Lowering The jeep

New here as well. Been reading up on the best way to lower my 15 Altitude 2wd and improve cornering as well while staying on a budget. Thinking end links and springs and possibly wheel spacers to widen the stance. Ride height is annoyingly high right now. What's the best spring for handling and a good height? Will wheel spacers help or hinder things? Thx


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Not true at all.

My '14 Alti has no tow package but came with load leveling shocks. I already verified this by looking up the part number currently installed on my Jeep.
Did you initially request to have the tow package, then change your mind? I too spoke with a bunch of dealerships and the general consensus was that no tow package = no load leveling shocks. Doesn't make sense to have load leveling shocks if you're not towing anything.
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Did you initially request to have the tow package, then change your mind? I too spoke with a bunch of dealerships and the general consensus was that no tow package = no load leveling shocks. Doesn't make sense to have load leveling shocks if you're not towing anything.
Nope, most Altitudes have LL's and tow harness pre installed, regardless of tow group option or not.
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