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Old 08-20-2012, 08:45 AM
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Re: Monroe load levelers

Guys they are being shipped as we speak! I went with the taller ones, Ill be sure to let everyone know how they look.
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Re: Monroe load levelers

Here they are! Im hoping to get them on today or tomorrow
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Re: Monroe load levelers

pics and center wheel hub to fender before and after measurements, please!
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ahhhh, mine come tomorrow, found mine off amazon, New but no box, for $46 shipped.
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:26 PM
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Re: Monroe load levelers

Mine were $86 free shipping. New in the box took 2 1/2 days to get to my house.
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Re: Monroe load levelers

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I could be wrong, but I think some people are using Blistein?
Kris I see you have the Monroe reflex on the front, but you seem to be suggesting the Bilstiens are better is that right? Also did you put a spacer in the front to even it up?
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Kris I see you have the Monroe reflex on the front, but you seem to be suggesting the Bilstiens are better is that right? Also did you put a spacer in the front to even it up?
I would also like to know this..
I'm thinking of going MLLs in the rear and Bilsteins up front with a strut spacer... only problem is.. I'm not certain if the Bilsteins even with 1 set of strut spacers will get you even with the MLLs.. I hear they can add 1.25" of additional lift in the rear.. and will still be a bit higher than the front end..

Curious to get your measurements, jreynolds as to see how much you go in the rear from the MLLs.. and how much lower in the front you end up..

Could always go with 2 sets of strut spacers up front for a full 1" of lift.. but I'm not so sure of the safeness in that and you would also need to lengthen the bolts.. see Omelets build.
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Re: Monroe load levelers

Here we are! This is what it looks like with a 2 inch Rough Country lift with Monroe LL from an F-150 on the rear and with 245 65 17's. Not too bad of a look but you can bet that when these new tires get worn down you will see a set of 265's under this beast. The ride is amazing, I dont have as much body roll like I used to. It rides really nicely.
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Kris I see you have the Monroe reflex on the front, but you seem to be suggesting the Bilstiens are better is that right? Also did you put a spacer in the front to even it up?
I'm not suggesting anything, because I don't have the personal knowledge on it. I have no lift, but used the Monroe Reflex as a front replacement and did MLL's on the rear (the actual WK one, not F150). In my previous post, I was saying that based upon my prior readings, people who ACTUALLY LIFT their WK's seem to like the Bilstein suspension components as I see many more posts about those than Monroe.

I simply replaced my suspension to remedy the spongy feeling OE suspension. Replacing with Monroe all around achieved this. As for stance, yes the rear is raised (possibly by the 1.25" mentioned), but I happen to love the way the Jeep stands now and don't see the need of a spacer to "level it out." Maybe it's because I'm frequently towing things, or not, who knows? I think the slightly raised rear gives the WK a more aggressive stance.

Also, I may have tricked myself into believing that the lowered front may/may not reduce overall drag and give me slightly better MPG (which is my current stage of experimentation on the WK).
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Here we are! This is what it looks like with a 2 inch Rough Country lift with Monroe LL from an F-150 on the rear and with 245 65 17's. Not too bad of a look but you can bet that when these new tires get worn down you will see a set of 265's under this beast. The ride is amazing, I dont have as much body roll like I used to. It rides really nicely.

looking good.. your WK is really begging for some 265s now.

Did you/can you get some measurements for us?
center wheel hub to fender..front and back. please and thank you.
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I'm not suggesting anything, because I don't have the personal knowledge on it. I have no lift, but used the Monroe Reflex as a front replacement and did MLL's on the rear (the actual WK one, not F150). In my previous post, I was saying that based upon my prior readings, people who ACTUALLY LIFT their WK's seem to like the Bilstein suspension components as I see many more posts about those than Monroe.

I simply replaced my suspension to remedy the spongy feeling OE suspension. Replacing with Monroe all around achieved this. As for stance, yes the rear is raised (possibly by the 1.25" mentioned), but I happen to love the way the Jeep stands now and don't see the need of a spacer to "level it out." Maybe it's because I'm frequently towing things, or not, who knows? I think the slightly raised rear gives the WK a more aggressive stance.

Also, I may have tricked myself into believing that the lowered front may/may not reduce overall drag and give me slightly better MPG (which is my current stage of experimentation on the WK).
Mpg's are one reason mine won't be getting lifted probably, and also driveability. That's why I asked because some say the hard ride from the front Bilstiens can be harsh, and induce rattles inside the truck. I want something stiffer than stock, but not race car ride. I'm going to go with the Reflex, and the mll for the wk.
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Re: Monroe load levelers

Everyone kept telling me the LL for the F-150 would be too stiff, it actually is a lot better of a ride than stock. I am really pleased with the ride quality. Thats if anyone really wants to know
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