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Old 08-27-2016, 04:43 AM
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Hi All...new to the forum and based in the UK, apologies but still trying to find my way around, have a suspension problem that i posted in tne suspension section not sure it that area was correct so re posting here...hope you can help..thanks Steve
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:34 PM
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

I think what everyone has said in the other thread was correct. Unfortunately, it's going to be hard to get a stiff ride from a luxury SUV. Without changing the suspension from OE, that's probably about as good as it's going to be.
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Old 09-02-2016, 11:33 AM
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

I replaced my stock shocks with Bilstiens. Good ride: firm but not bouncy. But then I don't know what your roads are like. Everything sucks on cobblestone and ancient road surfaces.
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Old 09-02-2016, 01:32 PM
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

Thanks for the replies...will start withe the SRT bars and see how it goes...thanks Steve
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

go after rear shocks also just did mine also was going to do front struts but rear shocks really helped, on my 2005 wk grand cherokee.
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

did you put the shocks in yourself?
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

If you want to make it handle reeeeaaaaalllllyyy well, do a complete SRT suspension, either stock height or lowered if you don't go off road. That's what I did (I used the Eibach SRT lowering springs) and mine handles like it's on rails. It's a real hoot to drive now, not a rolley polley lump. IMO, piece mealing suspension components is worse than leaving it alone.....in other words just don't change the front OR rear sway bar or change just the front OR rear springs. Do the whole job, either all springs OR all sways OR both. Also, put a good set of shocks/struts on it.

Here's what I did to mine.....Eibach SRT lowering springs (front and rear), SRT sway bars (front and rear) and Bilstein shocks/struts all around. A good set of low profile tires makes it even better. I've got the SRT rep wheels with the stock SRT tire sizes. IMO, you couldn't make it much better if you're after better handing. My setup also helps the fuel economy, but much of that is due to the SRT body kit in addition to the lowering. Below are pictures of the before and after.
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If you want to make it handle reeeeaaaaalllllyyy well, do a complete SRT suspension, either stock height or lowered if you don't go off road. That's what I did (I used the Eibach SRT lowering springs) and mine handles like it's on rails. It's a real hoot to drive now, not a rolley polley lump. IMO, piece mealing suspension components is worse than leaving it alone.....in other words just don't change the front OR rear sway bar or change just the front OR rear springs. Do the whole job, either all springs OR all sways OR both. Also, put a good set of shocks/struts on it.

Here's what I did to mine.....Eibach SRT lowering springs (front and rear), SRT sway bars (front and rear) and Bilstein shocks/struts all around. A good set of low profile tires makes it even better. I've got the SRT rep wheels with the stock SRT tire sizes. IMO, you couldn't make it much better if you're after better handing. My setup also helps the fuel economy, but much of that is due to the SRT body kit in addition to the lowering. Below are pictures of the before and after.
I agree, and I've done the same thing but the difference in mine is that I'm not running oem srt springs/shocks.

I'm sitting on srt eibach springs with bilstien 4600 shocks up front, stage 6 adjustables (stiffness adjustable) on the rear.

I do run the oe srt sway bars (anti roll for the op lol) with upgraded bushings and upgraded endlinks (drop links for the op)

Mine is dual duty tho so having the adjustable rear really helps it to work on the street and on the track
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Re: Bouncy Jeep

yes rears were easy just need liquid wrench a medium breaker bar they had been done 1 time before with factory stuff they were getting worn out the nut on upper and lower shock are welded to shock post so
that was nice. i used gabriels on my 06 limited
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