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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

Vortex generators: http://www.airtab.com/main.html Be sure to click on the Airtabs video at the bottom of the page. They really do work....increase stability, help mileage slightly, and keeps the back window clean from ~40 mph on up. I've had them on my LX for 5-6 years. I put the ones on the front of the WK to help silence the wind noise when the sun/moon roof is open. I may remove them, as it didn't help as much as I thought it would.

Chris, I love your WK. Are your wheels the real thing or are they reps? What size tires are you running on them. When I wear out my tires I am going to get the reps. Don't know if I'll go with the 9's and 10's with the stock SRT sizes or all 9's with the same size tire all around. That'll probably be my last mod. of significance.
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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

when i change my setup and mount the SRT bilstein shocks i must remove the complet suspensions etc....

any tip for change some other parts replace them with better , bushings, upper control arm..?

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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

I didn't change anything (everything was fine) when I did mine but, when I took it for an alignment afterward, they couldn't properly align it because of the lowering. I tried ordering special, offset, (more) adjustable ball joints from Eibach, but they were out at the time. I finally took the position that I'll just leave it alone for now, and hopefully wear the tires out a little quicker. Then I can "justify" getting my SRT Rep. wheels and new tires. See, there is a method to my madness. The real problem is that the alignment is not that far off and the tires aren't wearing as quickly as I would like them to. I would recommend you inspect everything before you get your new setup and accumulate parts ahead, so you can do the whole thing all at once.
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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

Remove the Vents or whatever they are! Expecially the fins on the top please and thanks!
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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

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when i change my setup and mount the SRT bilstein shocks i must remove the complet suspensions etc....

any tip for change some other parts replace them with better , bushings, upper control arm..?

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There is an upper control arm for lowered Grand Cherokees by jeepinbyal.com...but they are almost $500. My jeep is in spec...so I never bought them
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There is an upper control arm for lowered Grand Cherokees by jeepinbyal.com...but they are almost $500. My jeep is in spec...so I never bought them

http://jeepinbyal.com/prod-Als_Upper..._SRT8-760.aspx

yes i have found this.....neccesary, wort the money and fitt on the non srt?
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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

yes...the SRT's suspension componets are the same except for the springs, shocks/struts and sway bars.
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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

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Re: whats the best lowering "kit" for my Hemi

That makes sense. I still haven't decided on which ones to get. I normally rotate tires at every oil change......6000 miles. I don't think it would bother me though if I couldn't on the WK. When the time gets closer, I'll start thinking about it more. I screwed up and put new tires on it right after I bought it, and didn't even think about getting different wheels. I've got about 20K on them now and they still look like new.....unfortunately.
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