Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WJ > Suspension Modifications

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #25  
Old 09-20-2011, 09:45 AM
Frango100's Avatar
The beast from Brazil

My Jeep: 2004 4.7L WJ
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Brazil
Posts: 6,265
Thanks: 14
Thanked 216 Times in 208 Posts
Rep Power: 527782
Frango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond reputeFrango100 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Bilstein shocks

For the rear shocks its not necessary to jack up the jeep. Just leave it as is and in max 10 min you do one side. (even with a beer in between taking the old one off and putting the new one on)
For the front it makes it a lot easier to jack it up and remove the wheels. When the front wheels are off, you can at the same time lubricate the upper knuckles of the suspension ball joints and the brake caliper sliding pins.
__________________

__________________
Frank

JEEP Grand Cherokee 4.7 Lmtd 2004
HID 8000K in low and fog / Quad Squad member
KYB Gas-a-Just shocks / Pirelli Scorpion ATR 245/65/17 - Transgo reprogramming shiftkit.

VW Beetle 2.0 TSI 2013
My new toy
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 09-20-2011, 10:49 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2008 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Queens,NY
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1720
uniquetreatone is on a distinguished road
Re: Bilstein shocks

Thanks everyone for the info & encouragement. I just called my wife & told her I'll be putting on the shocks myself & she said good,she'll use the money I would've paid the mechanic & go shopping
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 09-20-2011, 12:12 PM
TJXJWJ's Avatar
The "pre" SRT 8
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Aurora, OH
Posts: 3,672
Thanks: 216
Thanked 96 Times in 84 Posts
Rep Power: 287346
TJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Bilstein shocks

Tell her you'll split it...
You may need some REALLY good vice grips for the fronts.
__________________
Tony-04 Limited HO, DkKhaki w/tan leather int. All LED lighting, 5000k Xtreme HID projs. (deambered)&fogs w/CCFL rings, tinted tails&3rd LED brake lt, fnt glass tinted to match, shawty antenna, 6 Polk speakers, K&N FIPK, FR 70mm TB, TCM#10 snip, Flashpaq'ed on 91 tune, Bilstien HD's, Addcos, polished 20" SRT reps, Hankook Ventus Evos (255-45), Weathertech mats, EBC USR rotors, EBC Greenstuff pads, Magnaflow muffler, RB1 Nav w/iPod kit, de-badged, roof rack delete.
15 Cherokee KL Latitude Edition with cold weather package. Bone stock.
PAST JEEPS : 99 TJ Sport, 98 XJ Sport, 06 WK Laredo, 09 KK
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 09-20-2011, 08:15 PM
cheapjeep's Avatar
Amber Instigator
My Jeep: 1997 2.5L TJ
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Vintondale Pa.
Posts: 3,164
Thanks: 100
Thanked 74 Times in 69 Posts
Rep Power: 332299
cheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Bilstein shocks

Who's got the best prices on the Bilstein 5100s ? Since I'm working 70 hrs a week for a few months I want to gather up some parts for the next layoff.
__________________
Dave'04 Overland,I don't even remember what I did to it anymore.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TJXJWJ View Post
OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 09-20-2011, 08:43 PM
TJXJWJ's Avatar
The "pre" SRT 8
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Aurora, OH
Posts: 3,672
Thanks: 216
Thanked 96 Times in 84 Posts
Rep Power: 287346
TJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond reputeTJXJWJ has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Bilstein shocks

I got mine from Summit Racing...they usually have some of the best pricing, and are great to deal with. $75 a piece is what I paid for my HD's
__________________
Tony-04 Limited HO, DkKhaki w/tan leather int. All LED lighting, 5000k Xtreme HID projs. (deambered)&fogs w/CCFL rings, tinted tails&3rd LED brake lt, fnt glass tinted to match, shawty antenna, 6 Polk speakers, K&N FIPK, FR 70mm TB, TCM#10 snip, Flashpaq'ed on 91 tune, Bilstien HD's, Addcos, polished 20" SRT reps, Hankook Ventus Evos (255-45), Weathertech mats, EBC USR rotors, EBC Greenstuff pads, Magnaflow muffler, RB1 Nav w/iPod kit, de-badged, roof rack delete.
15 Cherokee KL Latitude Edition with cold weather package. Bone stock.
PAST JEEPS : 99 TJ Sport, 98 XJ Sport, 06 WK Laredo, 09 KK
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 09-20-2011, 10:18 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2008 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Queens,NY
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1720
uniquetreatone is on a distinguished road
Re: Bilstein shocks

I paid $260 from kolak
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bilstein shocks readingbabelfish Off Road Modifications 4 04-16-2011 03:53 PM
bilstein shocks SvenskaJeepGuy Grand Cherokee - WK 20 05-07-2010 06:12 PM
Bilstein shocks on a non SRT8 WK? iJeep Performance Modifications 28 01-21-2010 02:53 PM
bilstein shocks Motteler621 Performance Modifications 20 01-07-2010 12:47 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.