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Old 06-11-2007, 08:43 PM   #1
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Longer shock?

Ok, I'm just wondering if I need a longer shock, because I'm unsure of the new lift being taller than the shock is listed for.

I'll be running an RE 4.5SF kit with 3.5" springs. And the shocks I'm considering running are ProComp ES9000's... but the length that they say on ProComps site is 3"-4".... would that be sufficient? Because I'm always hearing that the 3.5" springs usually get you 4" or a little more. Or would any shock listed for 3-4 inches be enough?

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I will be the first and last to recommend the N66L and N67L OME shocks.

Who will be between the first and last??

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Old 06-11-2007, 08:52 PM   #3
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CAn ya get me a set for $150?
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Old 06-11-2007, 08:54 PM   #4
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CAn ya get me a set for $150?
I sure can. What are you going to do about rear shocks?
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I ment for all 4
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Old 06-11-2007, 08:58 PM   #6
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I have some in the shop with busted bushings. Will those work.
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Old 06-11-2007, 09:00 PM   #7
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Mehh - so can ya answer my question without changing the topic?
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I'm getting procomps when I buy my 3" FT lift.I heard they ride good for the $$$
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Old 06-11-2007, 09:01 PM   #9
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sure. Any decent shock manufacturer should have expanded and collapsed lengths available on their website. Have you found said lengths for those shocks? Can you post them here?
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I will be the first and last to recommend the N66L and N67L OME shocks.
Az, I'll have some of these for sale in a couple of months. How soon do you need to get your shocks?
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Front:
24.7 Extended Length
14.5 Collapsed Length
10.18 Travel Length

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24.84 Extended Length
14.82 Collapsed Length
10.02 Travel Length
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Az, I'll have some of these for sale in a couple of months. How soon do you need to get your shocks?
Reason I'm getting these(if they'll work) is they are part of a package deal.
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Front:
24.7 Extended Length
14.5 Collapsed Length
10.18 Travel Length

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24.84 Extended Length
14.82 Collapsed Length
10.02 Travel Length
Mr.C - so would they work?
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Mr.C - so would they work?
Well, if you really want me to go outside and measure I guess I will

ya know... they will measure the same on yours.
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I know they will measure the same... but will they be long enough?
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I know they will measure the same... but will they be long enough?
what I'm trying to help you learn is the benefits of trusting your own eyes. If you are at x" amount of lift and want to go up Y" you can easily figure out whether those shocks will work. Measure the mounting locations at your expected ride height. It is simple arithmetic after that.
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Old 06-11-2007, 10:46 PM   #17
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k - I'll measure when its light outside
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Old 06-11-2007, 10:50 PM   #18
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good! This is where I need the :wave: smiley

EDIT: Remember, if you mess up then you only have yourself to blame. That is the reason I do most all my own work!
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:02 PM   #19
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And thats why I'll be doing my lift and SYE
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:05 PM   #20
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it is pretty hard to mess up the SYE install. Hardest part is getting the stupid oil pump pickup line to stay put!
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:54 PM   #21
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so I've been told But I rebuilt the t-case in my XJ once before so I should be a pro at this

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