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Re: installing new shocks, struts, springs and sway bars ?

If you`'re putting on 265/70 tires, with no lift, make sure you do the pinch weld mod, especially if you are going to have a tire with an aggressive thread. My front tires rub when I turn the wheels, so this is my next mod.
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Re: installing new shocks, struts, springs and sway bars ?

How did the Bilstein install go on the front?


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Re: installing new shocks, struts, springs and sway bars ?

im going 245/75s when i do mine. theyre same height, just an inch smaller in width.

the rides nice though? i read somewhere that the rear gets a bit bouncy with the SRTs? put any weight back there- wonder how much it sags, or if the bilsteins do a goo job at compensating
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How did the Bilstein install go on the front?


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im going 245/75s when i do mine. theyre same height, just an inch smaller in width.

the rides nice though? i read somewhere that the rear gets a bit bouncy with the SRTs? put any weight back there- wonder how much it sags, or if the bilsteins do a goo job at compensating
This is my daily driver, going up and down the highway, the ride seems fine to me. I had my two daughters and two of their friends sitting in the backseat the other night when I had to chauffeur them to the movies. Total weight between the four o f them was around 450 I`d guess, and yes, the rear was noticibly
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This is my daily driver, going up and down the highway, the ride seems fine to me. I had my two daughters and two of their friends sitting in the backseat the other night when I had to chauffeur them to the movies. Total weight between the four o f them was around 450 I`d guess, and yes, the rear was noticibly
sagging.
well i only have a newborn a stroller and a spare back there now, but i was thinking long term come vacation time. kind of disappointed to hear that it sagged that much with 450lbs in the rear. may sound dumb but i may throw a 1/2" spacer in the rear with the SRTs to compensate. my estimate is the rear will sit around 19.5" while the front of my jeep sits around 18.75"-19". right now with the XK coils it sits at 20.75".. almost a 2" difference which is a bit drastic for running stock coils front and rear
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