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Old 03-06-2011, 09:55 AM   #1
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SOA Lift refresh

If I keep my jeep I will need to refresh the SOA the springs are flat and one has a bad bend. Questions cab I just use OEM springs or are there better springs out there also what size shocks are needed? Am I better off buying a lift kit?

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Old 03-07-2011, 01:17 AM   #2
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Can anyone help?

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Old 03-07-2011, 01:23 AM   #3
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it all depends on what tire size your running right now and if you want to go up in size. me personally i have the SOA with 2.5 lift springs and now i dont like the ride. ive chosen to change back to OEM springs.
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it all depends on what tire size your running right now and if you want to go up in size. me personally i have the SOA with 2.5 lift springs and now i dont like the ride. ive chosen to change back to OEM springs.
I bought the jeep with the lift so I assuming they are stock, jeep was not taken care of. I am running on 33's not to crazy, don't need to rock crawl or anything like that.
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Old 03-07-2011, 01:16 PM   #5
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Any other thoughts?
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Old 03-07-2011, 01:18 PM   #6
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Id say stockers unless you wanna go bigger. If you wanna do that, I would look into having some made. Most aftermarket springs are too stiff IMO
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:57 PM   #7
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How do I know what size shocks to use.
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Just measure the distance between mounting bolts and call a shock supply house and tell them...they can make a recommendation
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Old 03-08-2011, 12:31 PM   #11
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or if your running stock springs on the SOA I can give you the part numbers I am using
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or if your running stock springs on the SOA I can give you the part numbers I am using
That would be great. I bought the jeep lifted already and they do look like stock. The welds on the perches look home made.
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ok I will try to remember to get the numbers off the boxes tonight for you
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Here's what I am using....Rough Country 8113 and 8170
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Just measure the distance between mounting bolts and call a shock supply house and tell them...they can make a recommendation
Is this supposed to be done with the old shocks on or off?
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Old 03-09-2011, 01:10 PM   #16
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Really doesnt matter, if its lifted the stock shocks will be too short to reach.

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