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DGoral31 11-10-2010 01:04 PM

Best shocks for a lift??
 
Hey guys, I'm looking for opinions on some shocks for a lift im going to be doing soon... I had Rancho 9000's on my previous 2 jeeps, but i was thinking about those Bilsteins that ad the 3/8" lift that come stock from Mopar... any thoughts or other recommendations would be much appreciated.

I use my jeep as a daily driver, and off road once in a while so im looking for a good shock that provides a comfortable ride while still performing off road.

Thanks!

cort692 11-10-2010 02:32 PM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
In my opinion, Bilsteins will offer you the most comfortable ride.

Old Man Emu makes pretty good shocks too!

wkthursty 11-10-2010 03:06 PM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
Bilsteins for sure. They are rated among the best of the best

lo lo 11-16-2010 10:35 PM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
Will the Bilsteins work for my 06 WK Overland front if I put a Superlift 4" suspension lift? I understand that the Superlift kit uses the stock front struts by adding spacers, and comes with new shocks for the rear. So I assume if I install Bilstein front struts prior to the lift, I should be ok... Anyone know differently?

dmlong47 11-17-2010 11:31 AM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
yea your fine i just installed mine in the front and i have a superlift kit all though the back ones seem soft now but it my just be me

JeepCoop 11-17-2010 12:11 PM

Def gonna get me set of Bilsteins! What all do we need meow and How's the install, from all those who did it themselves??

dmlong47 11-17-2010 12:15 PM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
time consuming if you have a superlift kit but fairly easy. you will need spring compressors and DONT FORGET TO AD THE WASHERS!

lo lo 11-17-2010 10:31 PM

Re: Best shocks for a lift??
 
Thanks for the input.... I guess I will hold off getting the bilsteins until I get the lift installed so the shop can do it all at once...


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