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Old 08-15-2014, 07:41 PM   #1
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So.. The other day I got my jeep stuck in sand. The right rear and front left tire dug into the sand a few inches and I could literally get out and rock the jeep back and forth... The dang tires were coming off the ground hahaha Like something wasn't letting the suspension flex. Well I checked the specs on my shocks I just got. Bilstein 5100s for 4"lift. And they are 15" compressed and 25 " extended. Well on a flat surface they are at 22". What size shocks do I need?

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So.. The other day I got my jeep stuck in sand. The right rear and front left tire dug into the sand a few inches and I could literally get out and rock the jeep back and forth... The !!!! tires were coming off the ground hahaha Like something wasn't letting the suspension flex. Well I checked the specs on my shocks I just got. Bilstein 5100s for 4"lift. And they are 15" compressed and 25 " extended. Well on a flat surface they are at 22". What size shocks do I need?
Whoa buddy...family show..! You need to cycle your suspension and take some measurements.

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sorry about that. i edited it. i jsut took some measurements and figured out that the rear is 6.5" higher than stock and the front 5". guess i wasted 400 bucks on shocks
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sorry about that. i edited it. i jsut took some measurements and figured out that the rear is 6.5" higher than stock and the front 5". guess i wasted 400 bucks on shocks
If nothing else, you may be able to get a good portion back selling them on CL. They should be a very common size.
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I'll give it a shot. Thanks buddy.
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