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Old 01-28-2016, 05:12 PM
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Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

Hey everyone, this is my first post, just wanted to share the excitement I'm feeling now that I've got my wk2 sitting pretty. I bought a 2011 Laredo 4x4 3.6L about 8 months ago, it is my first GC and I couldn't be happier. Have used this forum and many of y'alls threads for a lot of useful information while deciding what upgrades to do. Let's get to the good stuff, initially I installed a RRO leveling kit for the front and installed 275/70/17 BFG A/T KO2. This unintentially caused the jeep to "squat" as the front was 1/2 inch+ higher. I thought I was gonna have to live with it unless I wanted to drop a lot of money on a full kit from OME or Eibach, BUT then I saw where OME made the components of the lift kit available to be purchased separately. I ordered, and installed today, new rear coil springs that provided 2 inches of lift. IT LOOKS AMAZEBALLS. Will put up pics once I take a few. I've also installed a lot of LEDs and hit the plasti-dip pretty hard. Thanks for reading, oh btw I've got about $400 in suspension. Not bad for a true 2 inches all the way around. Now if only i could get 2 inches for something else for that cheap hahaha

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Old 01-28-2016, 05:52 PM
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Cool story bro, hope to see some pics soon!
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Re: Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

Hadnt totally Figured out how to upload a pic properly but here's one right after rear springs installed today
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Re: Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

Can you provide a little more detail on the rear coil springs you ordered? Such as model # and price?
Thank you! Looks great!
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Old 01-28-2016, 10:30 PM
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And how did the install go? Difficult? Easy?
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Re: Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

Looks good! Like Takeover2 said, do you have any part numbers and specs?
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Re: Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

I too would be interested in where you got just the rear springs.
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This is proving that I have a long ways to go on working on my patience... 😀
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Re: Suspension done cheap and looks awesome

I have e-mailed Old Man Emu and ARB 4x4 accessories. I'll keep you guys posted in any reply I get.
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Here's the e-mail reply: "Thank you for your interest in ARB/OME. Thatís correct, the most likely option for most customers will be the 3074. Youíll need the longer, matching, Shocks to accommodate the extra height. I have attached the application guide for the WK2 for your examination. Pay close attention to the weight ratings and the tech notes therein. Youíll get the best look and performance by outfitting both front and rear. We do not sell direct. There is a dealer search engine on our website; www.arbusa.com . Let us know if you have any further questions."

I wonder if the original poster replaced his shocks as well? I'd rather not have to do that.
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Stay away from OME nothing but sagging issues. Which me and plenty others in aus have experienced.

This guy is going to have a 1/4 inch lift soon.
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