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Old 10-17-2010, 10:39 AM   #1
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Okay so I'm thinkin about testing something out today, so my question is will I need an alignment after if I am going to be taking shocks off? Thnks in advance

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Old 10-17-2010, 10:44 AM   #2
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Exactly what are you testing out? If you are just taking the shocks off and replacing them you don't need an alignment. Are you planning on driving without shocks or something dumb like that? If so, you might.

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Old 10-17-2010, 10:52 AM   #3
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Hah no I'm not riding w/ o them. Tht just might cause some problems. But I'm trying out putting a small polyurethane spacer on top of the shock and then bolting it back on. This spacer is to level the front just a tad with the back
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:08 AM   #4
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Hah no I'm not riding w/ o them. Tht just might cause some problems. But I'm trying out putting a small polyurethane spacer on top of the shock and then bolting it back on. This spacer is to level the front just a tad with the back
You need to put the spacer on the spring, not the shock. (unless you have coilovers, but then you would just adjust them). You only need to do an alignment if you remove a strut (not on a jeep).
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:11 AM   #5
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No it's not like a coil spacers size. It about looks like a body lift spacer. My idea is adding a small spacer so tht it will almost be like I have a longer length shock. Therefore raising everything up
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:19 AM   #6
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It doesn't work that way.
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:20 AM   #7
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How's tht?
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:22 AM   #8
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Shocks have absolutely nothing to do with the height of the vehicle. You might get more droop, but you would probably need bump stop extensions to limit the uptravel. Are you sure that the spacer are not for a body lift?
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Old 10-17-2010, 12:02 PM   #9
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Okay. But yea they kind of are. I made em myself for a body lift. But found out I already had a 1 inch on there
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Old 10-18-2010, 09:50 AM   #10
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I tried to explain this before. You can not add height to the Jeep by putting in a spacer for the shock. It does not do anything except be incorrect.

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