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Old 03-21-2009, 08:02 PM   #1
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Question about shocks and lift?

I just recently had a 2.25" spacer lift installed along with a JKS 1.25" body lift on my 2003 Rubicon. The guy that installed it said the I need to get something to extend my rear shocks out away from the coils. I'm assuming he is talking about shock extensions?
Have any of you guys that did the spacer lift had to do this? It took me by suprise. Anyways, does this sound right? What exactly will I need and where could I find this? Thank you for any help!

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Old 03-21-2009, 08:21 PM   #2
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Just buy new 2" longer shocks. The stock ones are crap anyways, especially if you're getting bigger tires too.

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Old 03-21-2009, 09:33 PM   #3
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I used the shocks that came with the Rubicon Express budget boost lift. He said I have a slight angle on the shocks and I need to extend them out so they don't hit the spring. Anybody had this situation? Thanks!
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Old 03-21-2009, 11:14 PM   #4
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No you don't if they are the twin tube shocks you just need to grind the spring perch on the axle a little to clear them... but I haven't heard of having to do this with a budget boost. I think the guy is full of crap.
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Old 03-21-2009, 11:28 PM   #5

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I ran the RE 4.5 lift with the DT3000 never had the shocks hit a thing.. go figure..
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Old 03-22-2009, 12:13 AM   #6
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The shocks do lean a little bit inward, so i'm not sure if thats what it is supposed to look like, but I was just wanting to make sure. Thanks for the help guys!

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