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Old 11-07-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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Coilover question

Can you use a coilover instead of a shock and not mod anything?

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Old 11-07-2012, 07:21 PM   #2
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not that i know of.

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Old 11-08-2012, 10:55 AM   #3
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Swapping to coilovers takes some work.
What is currently done to your jeep suspension?
What are you looking to gain out of it?
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:34 PM   #4
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Right now i have a 4" skyjacker, if its some work would it be worth it for a trail rider n mudder n not rock crawler?
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:39 PM   #5
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It's worth it if you want the adjustability and tuneability. I have 14" King coilovers and I love the ability to fine tune my ride height down to the milimeter. Dual rate springs that are easily changable is nice too. They are also the last shock you'll ever need to buy. King will rebuild them for $50

The bad: They are noisy, the slider that sits between the springs bangs as it loads and unloads. (I think there's a fancy slider that alleviates this but I don't have em) Annnnnnnnd They are freaking expensive.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:14 PM   #6
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Right now i have a 4" skyjacker, if its some work would it be worth it for a trail rider n mudder n not rock crawler?

For what you are using it for I would not recommend it. Coil overs and mud tend to cause problems unless you are good about cleaning it right after you are done. Go with a good set of coils and a gas charged shock if you are looking for a better ride.
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:30 AM   #7
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For what you are using it for I would not recommend it. Coil overs and mud tend to cause problems unless you are good about cleaning it right after you are done. Go with a good set of coils and a gas charged shock if you are looking for a better ride.
Alright thanks for the input and info

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