Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Modifications & Enhancements > Off Road Modifications

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #13  
Old 02-15-2012, 09:19 PM
jlewissystem's Avatar
Fo sheezy my neezy
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: STL, MO
Posts: 1,459
Thanks: 33
Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 1278152
jlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Strut plates ordered!

PM Wkthursty about the daystar: he just installed one-thread jacker....jk
__________________

__________________

2006 5.7 WK ORT | DiabloSport Predator | FlyinRyan Custom TCM Tune & Ported Throttle Body | (Painted Red) OME HD | Moto Metal 951's | 265/70/17 Duratrac's | Magnaflow Cat Back 16631 | Airaid Intake | Jet 180 T-Stat | BTT Catch Can | XenonDepot 5000 HID Lows | LED Fogs | JR's Custom Shorty Antenna | De-badged | Rola Roof Rack | MOAR LYTES: Eagle Eye HID Spots | Rigid D2's (Rear) | 7" LED SYDE Lights | 4xGuard Front Skid | Aries Front Brush Guard | Aries Rear Tail Light Guards | FULL Interior LED's | Interior VINYL Wrap | (Painted Red) Strut Bar | Pioneer AVH-4200 | Custom Rear Camera | (Painted Red) Calipers | Gorilla Black Locking "System" | SRT8 Shift Knob | Custom Mesh Grille Inserts | (BUILD THREAD)
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-16-2012, 05:02 PM
BlackedOutWK's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2007 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 393896
BlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond reputeBlackedOutWK has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Quote:
Originally Posted by kungpaogogo View Post
Not trying to hijack anyone's thread, but I am about to jump on a Daystar 2" lift kit and am wondering if I am going to need spacers up front to level up my ride or does the kit's included spacers do the job? Thanks in advance.
no, daystar is a leveling kit. its like 2 up front and 1.5 in the rear...
__________________

__________________
Rob | 2007 Grand Cherokee Laredo ORT
OME HD Lift | RRO UCA's | JKS Front Discos | Daystar Spacers Stacked in Rear | Rusty's Extended Rear Sway Links | Rusty's Adjustable Rear Tackbar | 32" BFG MTs | Black 17" Moab Wheels | 1.25" Spacers | 30% Front Window Tint | SRT Pedals | JR's Custom Shorty Billet Antenna/Locks/Bezels | Front Recovery Hooks | Rear Recovery Shackle | Painted Headlights | 6k HID Lows | 3k HID Fogs | Painted Tails | Tinted 3rd Brake Light | 7w LED Cree Reverse Bulbs | LED Interior & License Plate Lights | Power Wire | Fastman TB | K&N CAI | Hypertech Max Power Programmer | Solid Rear Diff Cover | R1 Concepts Drilled/Slotted Rotors | 4xG Front Guard | Aspen Creek Boulder Grille
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 02-17-2012, 03:07 AM
2005JGC's Avatar
Senior Member


My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 2,749
Thanks: 51
Thanked 69 Times in 58 Posts
Rep Power: 1652817
2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute2005JGC has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

with a V6 with a V8 I seem to have settled just under level, I still have a bit of rake. Much less than factory but its still there, and annoying me!
__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Gone but not forgotten!

Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 02-17-2012, 03:12 PM
jlewissystem's Avatar
Fo sheezy my neezy
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: STL, MO
Posts: 1,459
Thanks: 33
Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 1278152
jlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Spacers are in!!


True 1/4" - we'll start with 1 and see what happens
__________________

2006 5.7 WK ORT | DiabloSport Predator | FlyinRyan Custom TCM Tune & Ported Throttle Body | (Painted Red) OME HD | Moto Metal 951's | 265/70/17 Duratrac's | Magnaflow Cat Back 16631 | Airaid Intake | Jet 180 T-Stat | BTT Catch Can | XenonDepot 5000 HID Lows | LED Fogs | JR's Custom Shorty Antenna | De-badged | Rola Roof Rack | MOAR LYTES: Eagle Eye HID Spots | Rigid D2's (Rear) | 7" LED SYDE Lights | 4xGuard Front Skid | Aries Front Brush Guard | Aries Rear Tail Light Guards | FULL Interior LED's | Interior VINYL Wrap | (Painted Red) Strut Bar | Pioneer AVH-4200 | Custom Rear Camera | (Painted Red) Calipers | Gorilla Black Locking "System" | SRT8 Shift Knob | Custom Mesh Grille Inserts | (BUILD THREAD)
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 02-18-2012, 02:37 PM
jlewissystem's Avatar
Fo sheezy my neezy
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: STL, MO
Posts: 1,459
Thanks: 33
Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 1278152
jlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

So.....these things are sweet - they defy mathematics:

They are 1/4" spacers, but apparently i got .75" out of it - ummmm, not sure how that happened, but I'll take it!! I measured in 3 different places and took the average, thinking i was drinking too early - and we are!

Before - close:


After - close:


Before:

After:


Info from lift:

Stock
Front: 32.25
Back: 33.00

OME HD and tires
Front: 36.25
Back: 37.00

Front Spacers
Front: 37.00
Back: 37.00
__________________

2006 5.7 WK ORT | DiabloSport Predator | FlyinRyan Custom TCM Tune & Ported Throttle Body | (Painted Red) OME HD | Moto Metal 951's | 265/70/17 Duratrac's | Magnaflow Cat Back 16631 | Airaid Intake | Jet 180 T-Stat | BTT Catch Can | XenonDepot 5000 HID Lows | LED Fogs | JR's Custom Shorty Antenna | De-badged | Rola Roof Rack | MOAR LYTES: Eagle Eye HID Spots | Rigid D2's (Rear) | 7" LED SYDE Lights | 4xGuard Front Skid | Aries Front Brush Guard | Aries Rear Tail Light Guards | FULL Interior LED's | Interior VINYL Wrap | (Painted Red) Strut Bar | Pioneer AVH-4200 | Custom Rear Camera | (Painted Red) Calipers | Gorilla Black Locking "System" | SRT8 Shift Knob | Custom Mesh Grille Inserts | (BUILD THREAD)
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 02-18-2012, 03:57 PM
omelet's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 1,608
Thanks: 3
Thanked 42 Times in 40 Posts
Rep Power: 448332
omelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Have you taken it for a test drive yet? It may settle some after driving it.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 02-19-2012, 07:30 AM
kungpaogogo's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2007 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 32
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1512
kungpaogogo is on a distinguished road
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

awesome! thanks.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 02-19-2012, 07:38 AM
kungpaogogo's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2007 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 32
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1512
kungpaogogo is on a distinguished road
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Lewis,

Do you have the OME HD up front and in the rear or did you mix it up. I've read about a few members doing HD in front and and MD in the rear. How's the ride? I was thinking of HD in front and MD in the rear because I've got a hemi and MD because I don't carry too much constant weight in the rear.

What do you think?

Thanks.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 02-19-2012, 12:30 PM
omelet's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 1,608
Thanks: 3
Thanked 42 Times in 40 Posts
Rep Power: 448332
omelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond repute
That is a good mix! I have a friend down here that did that and it worked out great. Once the front HD coils are broken in they soften up a little so the ride up front is smooth. And the HD in the rear is good if you have weight that you carry around but if not it can be a pretty firm ride. So the rear MD is a good balance if you carry around zero extra weight. However if you have any plans on getting sliders an a rear skid in the near future just go with the full HD.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 02-19-2012, 03:31 PM
kungpaogogo's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2007 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 32
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1512
kungpaogogo is on a distinguished road
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Thanks Omelet! That decides it. Going full HD then. Sliders and a rear skid def on the horizon...however distant it may be. Putting in the order on Tuesday from JBA.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 02-19-2012, 04:16 PM
jlewissystem's Avatar
Fo sheezy my neezy
My Jeep: 2006 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: STL, MO
Posts: 1,459
Thanks: 33
Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 1278152
jlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond reputejlewissystem has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Strut Plate Spacers

I've driven it around a little bit last night and today and it still sits .75 better. I'll report back if it changes.

I'm running full HD on my OME and i love it! The springs may settle, but not much - i have very close to the same gain, from the day i put them on - i do haul stuff, but dont have much armor underneath. It feels a little stiffer, but i dont mind it - it's a Jeep And i didnt want to compromise height for ride I would say these strut spacers are a must!
__________________

__________________

2006 5.7 WK ORT | DiabloSport Predator | FlyinRyan Custom TCM Tune & Ported Throttle Body | (Painted Red) OME HD | Moto Metal 951's | 265/70/17 Duratrac's | Magnaflow Cat Back 16631 | Airaid Intake | Jet 180 T-Stat | BTT Catch Can | XenonDepot 5000 HID Lows | LED Fogs | JR's Custom Shorty Antenna | De-badged | Rola Roof Rack | MOAR LYTES: Eagle Eye HID Spots | Rigid D2's (Rear) | 7" LED SYDE Lights | 4xGuard Front Skid | Aries Front Brush Guard | Aries Rear Tail Light Guards | FULL Interior LED's | Interior VINYL Wrap | (Painted Red) Strut Bar | Pioneer AVH-4200 | Custom Rear Camera | (Painted Red) Calipers | Gorilla Black Locking "System" | SRT8 Shift Knob | Custom Mesh Grille Inserts | (BUILD THREAD)
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
where to find a euro plate plate bracket zero_psi Interior/Exterior/Visual 6 02-01-2012 02:41 AM
wheel spacers sanham Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 39 08-16-2011 06:26 PM
Showcar with spacers fastnet Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 17 05-17-2010 06:24 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community