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Re: Any other options besides Bilstein for front shocks?

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yeah if you could take some before and after hub center-to-fender measurements, that'd be great.

Does anyone have the Bilstein part number on hand?
front: F4BE5D721H0
http://www.4x4groupbuy.com/store/bil...ft-p-7969.html

rear: F4BE5D722H0
http://www.4x4groupbuy.com/store/bil...ft-p-7970.html

on this site it says 0" lift. everywhere i read on the forums people mention a 3/8" of lift. where are people getting the 3/8" lift from?

from the first sticky:
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--There are two types of Bilsteins that fit the WK platform

1. WK Bilsteins-strut part #Manufacturer Part #: F4-BE5-D721-H0
shock-Manufacturer Part #: F4-BE5-D722-H0 these are Bilsteins aftermarket replacement shock and strut for the Wk. They fit all WK models and are under $300 for all 4. These IMO are an awesome addition to any WK. Handling is crisp, no more "floaty" feel and no more bounce when go over bumps etc. Excellent replacement for the stocks struts/shocks! FYI-these will raise your Jeep WK 3/8th's of an inch all around---

Also I have a tacoma so i am new to lifting jeeps, IFS or SFA. When you lift the jeeps say with a 1/2" spacer (I wouldnt use a spacer ever just for the sake of the question) does it give you a 1" or 1/2" lift? The coilovers on my truck, if I was to adjust the collar, I get 2x however much I adjust the collar.
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Re: Any other options besides Bilstein for front shocks?

Ok, I just ordered 33" Goodyear Duratracs (well, Mr Tire is getting them straight from GY). I'm about to pull the trigger on the lift but still don't know about front shocks. Has anyone tried the Koni Heavy Tracks yet? If not, I think I'll just stick with the tried and true Bilsteins.

Speaking of Mr. Tire, does anyone ever get the Road Hazard warranty?
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Re: Any other options besides Bilstein for front shocks?

i installed bilsteins all around and did before and after measurements, i didnt pick up a difference.
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i installed bilsteins all around and did before and after measurements, i didnt pick up a difference.
That's good to hear. How do you like the Bilsteins?
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Re: Any other options besides Bilstein for front shocks?

First of all, congrats on the Superlift purchase! I went with the 2.5" RRO and now I want to go bigger but my wallet wont allow it and second. I got the bilsteins all around and I'm definately satisfied. Rides good on street and sand (well as good as you can going across some of these ruts the big boys put in the sand)
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That's good to hear. How do you like the Bilsteins?
great! my stock shock was blown in the rear passengers side so anything is better than that, but these ride much better than monroes that i have installed in other jeeps i have owned.
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First of all, congrats on the Superlift purchase! I went with the 2.5" RRO and now I want to go bigger but my wallet wont allow it and second. I got the bilsteins all around and I'm definately satisfied. Rides good on street and sand (well as good as you can going across some of these ruts the big boys put in the sand)
haha I learned with my DubJ that once you lift it a little, you'll end up wanting to go higher. That's why this time I'm going big right from the start
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haha I learned with my DubJ that once you lift it a little, you'll end up wanting to go higher. That's why this time I'm going big right from the start
I'm definately goin bigger next time. I'm going to try to just work the lift and everything into the financing since I'll probably be buying the next one from my uncle again.
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