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Old 04-19-2010, 10:49 AM
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

nope...all the same bro. Good Luck
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Old 04-19-2010, 10:55 AM
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

My plan...

I have
1. SRT sways (Going to try to DIY install today)
2. SRT springs (Going to wait till I have the WK Bilsteins)

Going to buy
3. WK Bilsteins
4. Bwoody sway links

From what I hear the Bilsteins are a must in comparison to stock shocks. The stocks just have resistance against down force. The bilsteins have resistance against the down and up so when you're cornering and the outter side of your jeep is dipping down and the inner is raising up the bilsteins help to pull the inner side down along with push the outter side up to give it a more level stance when turning. Correct me if I'm wrong but that's what I was told.
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:36 AM
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

who told ya that?
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:41 AM
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

The mechanic at my job. He told me that for the $ the one of the best suspension mods you can do... He highly recommends them
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

You can put the rear springs on if you want, they dont mount on the shock, so your rear end will dip an inch or so until you get the front struts

Might save you some time, and give you an idea of things to come.
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So I did the front and rear sways myself yesterday. (Sorry no pics I started around 4pm and I wanted to finish before it got dark and my cam battery was dead) Rears took me about 2 hours, front took about an hour. Rears I had to remove both wheels. Was a PITA to get the rear WK sway out and the new SRT one in. The drivers side was also a PITA becaust the fuel tank is so close to where the sway bar meets the link. I had to unmount the rear sway with the drivers link still attached. (Due to lack of room to work cause it was so close to fuel tank) I took it for a test drive after the rear was done and I still had the front WK (non SRT) in. It felt like the rear end snapped in line/followed the front a lot faster. After I had the front in OMG!!! I can def tell the difference. I can see room for improvement with the handling but that will come with the Bilsteins, SRT springs, and Bwoody links. I can corner so much better now. It stiffened up a bit but I notice that after I put the reps on the jeep would drift more especially when braking. Not so much anymore. It's def a mod I recommend for the $ if you can find someone selling. I may try the rear springs tonight being that it's not part of the shock assembly like the front.
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Re: The complete (05-09) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

If i wanted to keep my wk level could i do the SRT bilsteins in the front and regular bilsteins in the rear? Tryin to avoid the slight increase in height in front.
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IMO the WK's look like the front is lower than the rear. The SRT's more so.
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If i wanted to keep my wk level could i do the SRT bilsteins in the front and regular bilsteins in the rear? Tryin to avoid the slight increase in height in front.

The srt bilsteins are the same length wise as the wk struts...but the WK Bilsteins will raise your rear 3/8"
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^^^ What if you go from stock to wk Bilsteins with SRT springs? Will it still raise you?
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^^^ What if you go from stock to wk Bilsteins with SRT springs? Will it still raise you?
No, it will lower your stocker about an inch, otherwise with srt springs on stockers, it would lower you about an inch and 3/8th.

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BW sway links? They're coming...
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