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Hi there.
Are these the spring that come with the SRT from factory or a lower version? Will this fit the non srt ones? Mine is 2014 altitude normal suspension.
What's the drop on the srt? Trying to get mid drop either from eibach or srt.

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Wrong thread. This thread is 05-10 wk1's. You want the same thread over in the wk2 section....

But to answer your question. Yes the srt springs are about an inch lower so as long as you don't have quadralift you can swap them. Just be sure to get them for a 11-16 wk2

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Old 07-07-2016, 12:26 PM
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Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

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Wrong thread. This thread is 05-10 wk1's. You want the same thread over in the wk2 section....

But to answer your question. Yes the srt springs are about an inch lower so as long as you don't have quadralift you can swap them. Just be sure to get them for a 11-16 wk2
My bad, Thanks for the answer.
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Old 07-07-2016, 12:57 PM
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My bad, Thanks for the answer.
Its alright, you'll just get more responses over there is all
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Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

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As is always the case with you. Idk why you'd use them for offroading when that is not they're purpose. They are designed to reduce flex in the endlink thus improving body roll control and corner stability. Notice how they were released for the srt first then a few years later non srt? They are ment for trak use.

They do help with cornering, but only on smooth pavement, and the tradeoff in rough ride / squeeks and rattles is just not worth it. I am pretty certain nobody anywhere has a dedicated wk ONLY to run road race circuits as it is not suited for such, and I have no interest in it either. I have 3 other vehicles, including a highly modded SC'ed Ford SHO for track duty, and use the Jeep to tow it.
I highly recommend the suspension upgrades I've installed which make the WK very smooth riding with much improved handling, more importantly with no tradeoffs for the street or off road. These include Koni FSD's, Moog sway bar bushings (better than OEM), Moog problem solver front upper control arms, Mevotech supreme front lower control arms, Moog problem solver forged rear upper and lower control arms and forged rear track bar (the Moog bushings used are much better, longer lasting than OEM), and SKF hubs and bearings (better than OEM TImkens). The result is a great combination of smooth, level, quiet ride, much better handling than stock, and it works great for off road.
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They do help with cornering, but only on smooth pavement, and the tradeoff in rough ride / squeeks and rattles is just not worth it. I am pretty certain nobody anywhere has a dedicated wk ONLY to run road race circuits as it is not suited for such, and I have no interest in it either. I have 3 other vehicles, including a highly modded SC'ed Ford SHO for track duty, and use the Jeep to tow it.
I highly recommend the suspension upgrades I've installed which make the WK very smooth riding with much improved handling, more importantly with no tradeoffs for the street or off road. These include Koni FSD's, Moog sway bar bushings (better than OEM), Moog problem solver front upper control arms, Mevotech supreme front lower control arms, Moog problem solver forged rear upper and lower control arms and forged rear track bar (the Moog bushings used are much better, longer lasting than OEM), and SKF hubs and bearings (better than OEM TImkens). The result is a great combination of smooth, level, quiet ride, much better handling than stock, and it works great for off road.
Thanks for saying what I said over a month ago. And no. I'll be keeping my setup. And since I do have to keep reminding you, I track my wk as well as daily it. It actually rides better then you think. Stop coming on here only to discourage people from doing certain mods. Because YOU DONT LIKE IT. Everyone has different taste in what they want.
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Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

I am here to help others make best decisions, based on results I've experienced which few or no others have supplied. There is more than one way to make a car handle without roughening the ride. Here is the latest update after a 2,600 mile roadtrip, first long one after installing the Moog/Mevotech/SKF suspension upgrades. HWY trips are now so much easier and relaxing, ie. smoother, quieter, much more responsive chassis, totally different than stock WK or a rough riding SRT conversion, Note, the Jeep mechanic who did the alignment and test drove it said he's never driven one like this and I need to let him know if I ever want to sell, i.e. outstanding shape mechanically and like showroom new inside and out, with not one squeak or rattle.
I upgraded pretty much everything over the OEM Jeep including front upper / lower control arms, rear upper / lower control arms, rear track bar, front and rear hubs/bearings, Moog in/outer tie rods, Moog sway bar bushings/links, etc..
The difference is huge in ride, handling, steering response with a much more solid feel throughout, with no flinty feeling or any roughness with pot hole impacts. Out of curiosity I then removed the SRT sway bars and installed the stockers, and surprise, the ride and handling improved more...yes, that is correct, it now handles better with OEM bars, as the tires stay planted at all times while the Koni's do their magic.
IF you have 100k on your WK and want to totally transform the ride and handling, while making it smoother, quieter, with lower NVH than stock, don't make the same mistake as others by doing the SRT and Bwoody bolt ons; they are too rough riding and by just adding stiff shocks, springs, sways to worn WK OEM suspension arms with 100k on them just makes it rougher riding, plus a rattle trap. Note, while the front upper conrol arms are the same on WK and SRT, the OEM front lower control arms on SRT's are not WK arms, but HD units designed to work together with the SRT suspension parts. WK arms are too flinty for SRT upgrades and will also fail quicker with SRT parts added.
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:43 AM
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I am here to help others make best decisions, based on results I've experienced which few or no others have supplied. There is more than one way to make a car handle without roughening the ride. Here is the latest update after a 2,600 mile roadtrip, first long one after installing the Moog/Mevotech/SKF suspension upgrades. HWY trips are now so much easier and relaxing, ie. smoother, quieter, much more responsive chassis, totally different than stock WK or a rough riding SRT conversion, Note, the Jeep mechanic who did the alignment and test drove it said he's never driven one like this and I need to let him know if I ever want to sell, i.e. outstanding shape mechanically and like showroom new inside and out, with not one squeak or rattle.
I upgraded pretty much everything over the OEM Jeep including front upper / lower control arms, rear upper / lower control arms, rear track bar, front and rear hubs/bearings, Moog in/outer tie rods, Moog sway bar bushings/links, etc..
The difference is huge in ride, handling, steering response with a much more solid feel throughout, with no flinty feeling or any roughness with pot hole impacts. Out of curiosity I then removed the SRT sway bars and installed the stockers, and surprise, the ride and handling improved more...yes, that is correct, it now handles better with OEM bars, as the tires stay planted at all times while the Koni's do their magic.
IF you have 100k on your WK and want to totally transform the ride and handling, while making it smoother, quieter, with lower NVH than stock, don't make the same mistake as others by doing the SRT and Bwoody bolt ons; they are too rough riding and by just adding stiff shocks, springs, sways to worn WK OEM suspension arms with 100k on them just makes it rougher riding, plus a rattle trap. Note, while the front upper conrol arms are the same on WK and SRT, the OEM front lower control arms on SRT's are not WK arms, but HD units designed to work together with the SRT suspension parts. WK arms are too flinty for SRT upgrades and will also fail quicker with SRT parts added.
Again your opinion. The problem I have with you, is that you always down talk anything you dont like instead of supporting people in there mod choices. If someone wants to put something on that you happen to not like, let em. You want to support people then tell them the best way to install it instead of telling them it's garbage. Everyone has different goals then you in what they want.
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Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

Hope I am doing this correctly, I have never posted anything anywhere before. I have a 2009 GC Limited 5.7. I was driving some where last month and saw a lowered GC. I liked the look. I have read a lot of these posts and I just need some basic information. Can I use aftermarket coilovers BR racing made for a SRT8 on my vehicle? If not can someone please tell me the best setup I can use as far as lowering springs and mated up to new shocks. Don't need to go crazy just lower it 1.5-2 inches. Sorry for being such a nube. Thanks for the help.
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Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

Search is always a newb's friend.

You're going to want to use it to answer a lot of questions you'll eventually have.

Use this link with a simple keyword like 'lowering'

http://www.jeepgarage.org/search.php?f=5

That'll search across all the WK-series subforums here.

Read up, along the way you'll no doubt find other bits of information you're going to need to know.
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Again your opinion. The problem I have with you, is that you always down talk anything you dont like instead of supporting people in there mod choices. If someone wants to put something on that you happen to not like, let em. You want to support people then tell them the best way to install it instead of telling them it's garbage. Everyone has different goals then you in what they want.
I dunno, the man's offered his experience with gear on his WK. Sure, they're his opinions, but he's offering a lot of detail. We're all able to wear grown up pants here, we can read for ourselves. No need to 'have a problem' with anybody here, especially not when they're offering a lot of detail.
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I dunno, the man's offered his experience with gear on his WK. Sure, they're his opinions, but he's offering a lot of detail. We're all able to wear grown up pants here, we can read for ourselves. No need to 'have a problem' with anybody here, especially not when they're offering a lot of detail.
You don't understand nor ha e been here long enough to see his constant condensending attitude or the lack of support towards mods. And I am not the only one here whos called him out on it. So take your own advice bud
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