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Old 06-22-2011, 02:44 AM
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Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

I'm ready for the next mods but I would to consult with those who have already made ​​it before.

1. Superlift 4"
- Shocks. There is two options: Superride shocks from Quadratec and Bilsteins from Rusty's. Which shocks are better?
- Front springs. It makes sense to put more stringent front springs (such as from diesel Commander) if the rear springs from Superlift tougher than stock WK springs?
- Road performance. Superlift gives better off-road performance but what about behaviour on the road?
- Is it possible to buy somethere parts of the Superlift separately, not complete kit?
- Is this good idea if I will use 2" OME springs, struts and shocks together with 2" spacers and Superlift parts?
- Need I EGR module for ESP recalibration if I've already Hypertech speedocalibrator? (tire size and gear ratio changing are possible)

2. ARB AirLocker
- Is RD93 (Air Locker Chrysler 8.25 Inch 29 Spline All Ratios) correct PN for the WK's rear axle?
- Should I use some additional parts (bearings, seals, something else) for locker installation?

3. Gear ratio changing.
3.07 ratio is too weak for 32" wheels and even more for 33s.
I'm thinking about 3.55 or 3.73. Which gear ratio more preferrable for the balance between off-road capabilities and road performance?
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

I have the Superride shocks which are amazing on and off-road, plus they are cheaper than any other brands.

You can use CRD Commander coils for the front along with some Bilstein front struts.
I'll be installing OME with there struts for better flex.

My Jeep drives no different on-road with the SL than stock, you will find it to be perfect like I and many others have.

You can buy straight from SL by calling them and telling them what parts you need.
They were willing to break up a kit for me in the past.

It's better just to use the SL kit and go a bit further by keeping your OME up front along with a 2'' spacer instead of the SL strut spacer.

I have a 05 and I didn't have the need for the EGR module so I sold it and haven't had a problem yet, 2 years on my lift and everything is fine.

I would contact ARB for the locker info, they might be more helpful than anyone here.

For 33'' tires, I would use a 4.56 gear but since no one makes them, I would stick with a 3.73.

Hope that helps.
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

Thanks a lot for your suggestions! It will be really helpful!
I'll try to contact SL and ARB directly.

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keeping your OME up front along with a 2'' spacer instead of the SL strut spacer
What about rear end? Could it better to keep OME rear springs along with 2" spacer. I'm worried about different strength of front OME coils and rear SL springs. Furthermore, which shocks I should use in this case? 2" OME rear shocks or 4" Superride/Bilstein shocks

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3.73
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

I would just do the entire rear with SL, It's so much better.
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

Thanks!
So, it'll be as follows:
-SL entire kit exept strut spacers
-rear: Bilstein 5150 shocks with reservoir, JBA 4" bump stops
-front: OME MD springs, OME 2" struts along with a 2" spacers from "budget lift kit"

-3.73 gears
-RD93 locker in the rear axle

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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

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Thanks!
So, it'll be as follows:
-SL entire kit exept strut spacers
-rear: Bilstein 5150 shocks with reservoir, JBA 4" bump stops
-front: OME MD springs, OME 2" struts along with a 2" spacers from "budget lift kit"

-3.73 gears
-RD93 locker in the rear axle

Acceptable?
i would really like to re-gear and add a locker as well. please keep us (or just me, lol) up to date on how things go for you.
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

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Originally Posted by WSPJeep 10-12-2009, 08:35 AM
No one on any forum that I have seen has installed the Rusty's lift, the main argument I tend to see is the poor design of the Rusty's kit in comparison to the BDS/superlift.
Is it true up to now?
I was thinking about Rusty's 4.5 "kit with Bilstein shocks. Or the original Superlift 4"kit is better?
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

The Rusty's kit is the Superlift with a rear adjustable track bar wile SL uses relocation brackets. The Rusty's isn't 4.5''.
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

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i would really like to re-gear and add a locker as well. please keep us (or just me, lol) up to date on how things go for you.
Def keep US up to date
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Re: Superlift 4", ARB air locker and Axles questions

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Thanks!
So, it'll be as follows:
-SL entire kit exept strut spacers
-rear: Bilstein 5150 shocks with reservoir, JBA 4" bump stops
-front: OME MD springs, OME 2" struts along with a 2" spacers from "budget lift kit"

-3.73 gears
-RD93 locker in the rear axle

Acceptable?

Which Bilstein part number would be best for this application? I see the 5150 series have a number of options for travel distances and what not.
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