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Old 04-06-2009, 06:50 PM   #1
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Bump stops bottoming out

First off, thanks to everyone for answering my questions about reinstalling my coil springs, now I have a new problem.

Sunday I installed the 2". BB lift on my Jeep and every bump that I hit, my front end jumps off the ground. Upon closer inspection, the extended bump stops are bottoming out and making the front end bounce. These bump stops are aprox. 4 inches long and only about 2 inches from the bottom. This can't be normal can it?

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Old 04-06-2009, 06:54 PM   #2
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pics. or there isn't really a problem.

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Those 4" bump stops are too long for a 2" lift. Whoever installed or recommended them screwed up.
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I might be wrong but it sounds like your bumpstops are too long when I did my 2" lift I was only going to extend my bumpstops by two inches did those bumpstops come with your lift or did you order it seperately.
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They came with the kit. I will post some pics once I get home.
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They came with the kit. I will post some pics once I get home.
I think they gave you the wrong ones I would call them and get them to send you new ones
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HOLY SMOKES man, yes you have the wrong bump stops.
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Oh god! Who did that!? those are ridiculously long. they need to be half that or less!
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Holy $hit !!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-06-2009, 07:52 PM   #11
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Dang jerry. you beat me by less then a minute.

off topic. Nolan. you're sig says v6. the 4.0 is an i6. all your ducks in a row if you know what i mean. no biggie, but less friendly places might pick on you.
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I bought them from someone who bought them from Tuff Country. They will not exchange anything because I didn't purchase them from the company. Would it hurt to remove them and attack them with a hacksaw? I wouldn't think that wou
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Thanks Teejay
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no worries. I'd hack saw them without any reservations. if they get destroyed whats the worst thing that happened? your bump stops that you couldn't use still cant be used? who cares- in the words of Mitch Headberg - "F*** it, cut 'em up!"
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How long should they be? Should I just cut them in half?
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The gap between the top and bottom bumpstops should be slightly shorter than the distance between the top of your tire and bottom of the fender flare.
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Thanks guys, I appreciate it!
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I'm sorry, but thats just funny..........




I would figure factory bumps would have been OK.
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Jerry moves pretty fast for an old guy Huh?

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