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Old 09-10-2013, 08:00 PM
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Re: Where to buy non load leveling rear shocks? Or eibach loweing shocks.

Did you fix the rubbing issue? How does it ride now?
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Not yet, it'll be going in next Tuesday to be fixed.
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Re: Where to buy non load leveling rear shocks? Or eibach loweing shocks.

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Well... I couldn't wait until next week, car is in the shop and they are going on now... The wife is going to be PISSED!! Ha ha ha

Congrats , remember its easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission lol !

What did the install run you? I can just do the currency conversion.
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Ha! very true!

The front and rear shock install was A$ 375 with an alignment, I'm not sure how labor costs would compare in different countries though.
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Re: Where to buy non load leveling rear shocks? Or eibach loweing shocks.

The rubbing issue has been fixed. Ended up having the sway bar spaced and that worked.
Not much of a chance to drive is around this afternoon in peak hour traffic but the acceleration 'squat' and the braking 'dive' are about 90% gone, still a very smooth ride, not very harsh at all.
Overall very happy with the Eibach shocks and springs (apart from the fitting issues, which may or may not be Eibach's fault.)
I'll take the Jeep out for a longer run on the weekend and see how it goes and report back.
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The rubbing issue has been fixed. Ended up having the sway bar spaced and that worked.
Not much of a chance to drive is around this afternoon in peak hour traffic but the acceleration 'squat' and the braking 'dive' are about 90% gone, still a very smooth ride, not very harsh at all.
Overall very happy with the Eibach shocks and springs (apart from the fitting issues, which may or may not be Eibach's fault.)
I'll take the Jeep out for a longer run on the weekend and see how it goes and report back.
Can the shocks be used for stock height springs?
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I have no idea, I didn't compare them next to each other before installation. I'll squeeze under and try to measure the length of the shock as it sits now (front and rear) and that might give some indication when compared to the standard shock
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Any other updates? I'm really considering these. I have stock shocks in the rear and they feel bouncy IMO
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Any updates. Thanks.
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Re: Where to buy non load leveling rear shocks? Or eibach loweing shocks.

I have been driving on these for a while now, after some initial problems with the install that turned out to be an installer screw up, they haven't given me any problems and the ride is excellent, far far better than stock.

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if you are still thinking about it, I would definitely recommend getting them. The issue I had with sway bar rubbing was fixed with a small spacer in each of the central mounting points for the sway bar and a proper alignment (I think they may have added a little caster also to pull the sway bar away from the shock mount)

The only thing I can see that people might not like is that the rear is still higher than the front, however I quite like the way it looks now.
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Re: Where to buy non load leveling rear shocks? Or eibach loweing shocks.

I recently purchased these shocks for my '14 Limited...however it appears the OE parts that need to swapped over to these shocks do not fit for the rear. I have the tow package and road leveling shocks which I believe may be the issue. Eibach has a kit for tow package and one for no tow package...I think I got the wrong kit. Anyone else have any issues with this?
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