Originally Posted by jasonjsl
I have just installed a set of srt bilsteins front and rear with a set of bwoodys...It seems as if something is not right with the fronts because the front bumpstop now sits right on top of the actual strut . It looks like there isnt any travel allowed between the front strut and the bumpstop...its very tight. after im done typing this i will go get some pictures to post. Does anyone have any pictures of the same set up im talking about for comparison? heres what ive got for measurements before an after, keep in mind i have a 2wd and a tow package:
Front left- 18.5" 17.75"
front right- 18.5" 17.50"
Rear left- 19.50" 17.50"
Rear right- 19.50" 17.50"
(measured from center of axle to top of wheel well)
So it looks like I gained a 1" drop in the front and 2" in the rear. I got the bwoodys from modern horsepower. The package came marked as bwoody/roadmagnet and came with the upgraded bumpstops for the rear. I have an email into mhp to see which version these are and the advertised drop.Any help would be greatly appreciated!
ESCAPE: Ride is awesome and it looks a lot better too now!
Stock height with towing package (measured from hub center to fender)
Lowered height with SRT8 version 2 Roadmagnets, SRT8 Bilsteins (measured from hub center to fender)
Rear: 17 1/4
Only drove it for an hour or so after the drop so she should settle in a bit more.
So I lowered my jeep today. 2wd with tow package. I used SRT coils and SRT bilsteins. I only dropped 1/4" all around. I thought this was weird, until I read up and saw that guys with SRT bilsteins and bwoody's/road magnets only dropped an 1" in front and 2" in the rear. So maybe this is normal. Maybe the SRT8 Jeep is only 1/4" shorter than a wk??? Then these number make sense.
EDIT1: I remeasured this morning. 1/4" drop in the front, 1/2" drop in the rear. What I need is someone to measure a stock height SRT8 Jeep and post the results here.
EDIT2: I also want to see measurements for Stock v8 wk's 2wd with tow packages. I want to compare both SRT8 stock jeeps to regular 2wd wk's. Thanks.
EDIT3: I have asked around and it seems that a stock SRT8 measurements are roughly 32" front and back. So my drop is good. The old shocks/coils were just sagging.
After Lowering mine.
From center of wheel to Fender: 18.5"
From ground to Fender: 32.0"
From ctr of wheel to Fender: N/A
From ground to Fender: 32.25"