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Old 10-14-2009, 07:19 PM   #1
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New coils or some coil spacers?

So my front end is sagging, actually all my springs are sagging but my front is sitting about 1.5"-2" lower than my front end. Should I just stop being cheap and order some new coils (all around?) or am I really losing anything by adding some coil spacers to the front?

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Old 10-14-2009, 07:51 PM   #2
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Your front is lower than your front?

For a while some spacers will be ok. But perhaps the springs will sag some more in the future.

What kind of springs do you have?

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Old 10-14-2009, 08:08 PM   #3
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If you can deal with it for awhile do that. Then replace the springs when you feel better in the green stuff issue! Might look not so great for another few months but then you can search it and when you go to buy em you wont think about it. Like if you did it now your wife sees them and then your sleeping on the couch because you could of taken her to a nice dinner
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:10 PM   #4
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If you want it cheap you cpould make your own spacers on a friends engine lathe. My 2.5" and 2" spacers cost only 2-3$ each.
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:41 PM   #5
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stock TJ sits lower in the front from the factory about 1.5"'s give or take, than the rear...post a pick for us if ya can...
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:44 PM   #6
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x2

a stock TJ is 1-1.5" lower in the front. With 4 persons and a full gas tanlk itīs even.

a TJ thats even with no load will be lower in the rear with load. That looks ugly IMO.
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Old 10-14-2009, 09:45 PM   #7
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I have the crappy red-faded-to-pink skyjacker coils I'm not sure if I have a picture of my jeep sitting still from the side lol. Ill have to take some tomorrow

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Like if you did it now your girlfriend sees them and then your sleeping on the couch because you could of taken her to a nice dinner
This is what I get from her every time I spend money on my Jeep lol

I'm thinking I'm not going to buy coils till I can afford to buy all four. Maybe I can just get something like this until I can afford coils: 1 3/4" TJ Wrangler Front Coil Spring Spacers(Pair):eBay Motors (item 250498640995 end time Nov-13-09 07:38:16 PST)
Actually probly not even 1 3/4", you guys are right, its going to look all "so-cal bro" if the front sits higher than the rear fully loaded.

I wish I had access to a lathe
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Old 10-14-2009, 09:50 PM   #8
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If the 1 3/4" spacers are too big you can cut them with a bandsaw.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:23 PM   #9
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If the 1 3/4" spacers are too big you can cut them with a bandsaw.
Ah, true. Cool thanks man
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33" BFG A/T's 15" soft 8's
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Old 10-15-2009, 07:32 AM   #10
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My TJ has the oposite problem, i sit level front to back but the drivers side sits 1in higher than the passenger side. I have no clue why?

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Jwells you have the the springs on the wrong side I believe. I know like my rear passenger corner has a thicker spring along with it is a hair taller for when The motor transfer weight back to the axle and tires the truck stays pretty much level.
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Old 10-15-2009, 11:31 AM   #12
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If that are stock springs there are no different left/right springs.

Some supspensions like OME have a bit longer springs in the drivers side front and some longer springs on the pass. side rear.

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