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Old 02-23-2012, 09:53 PM   #1
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Need help with a decision!

I need some opinions. Im debating on the 2.5" Teraflex BB w/ shocks and the 2.5"TF coil spring w/ shocks. I have 285/70/17 w/ MB Chaos 5's waiting to go on. I will be offroading some but nothing crazy. I want the look more so than anything, but the ability to go anywhere. Money doesnt matter!
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:03 PM   #2
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Plan to add any heavy armor, bumpers, winch, roof rack, etc? If so, go with the coils. If not, the BB should suffice. However, I would personally skip the TF shocks no matter which way you go. Something like the Bilsteins 5100s would be a far better choice.

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Old 02-23-2012, 10:08 PM   #3
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I second the Bilsteins. They rock.
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:23 PM   #4
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What are those shock going for and where's the best place to get'em. Where can I find info on what size I'll need?
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:32 PM   #5
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Where they're currently cheapest, I have no idea. Though I do know that kjeeper10 recently bought some. Maybe he can tell you where he found his. They're not very expensive, regardless (compared to many other Jeep items, anyway).

I got mine with my Full Traction lift about 5 months ago.

As for size, the 5100 in the Bilstein 5100's IS the size. So, just order Bilstein 5100's. Also, you'll need a TF exhaust spacer to keep your ds from hitting the exhaust due to the increased downward travel of the shocks (whether you buy the TF shocks OR the Bilsteins). The spacer is around $50, and you can install it with a helper in about 15 mins.
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:36 PM   #6
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If you decide to go with the coil kit, you can pick it up from Northridge 4x4 right now with the Bilsteins for $750 shipped. I'm sure if you call them they could piece you together a BB kit with them too.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:28 PM   #7
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I need some opinions. Im debating on the 2.5" Teraflex BB w/ shocks and the 2.5"TF coil spring w/ shocks. I have 285/70/17 w/ MB Chaos 5's waiting to go on. I will be offroading some but nothing crazy. I want the look more so than anything, but the ability to go anywhere. Money doesnt matter!
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I got the bb with shock ext. 4 wheel. Parts raleigh said shocks were too good to get rid of.. 11' here.. it rides really well.no complants here. But i agree with others. If u want winch or heavy bumpers id say coils.. check out my pics in profile..I love the bb
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:29 PM   #8
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I got the bb with shock ext. 4 wheel. Parts raleigh said shocks were too good to get rid of.. 11' here.. it rides really well.no complants here. But i agree with others. If u want winch or heavy bumpers id say coils.. check out my pics in profile..I love the bb
And i do some decent off roading and they handle well
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:48 PM   #9
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If you decide to go with the coil kit, you can pick it up from Northridge 4x4 right now with the Bilsteins for $750 shipped. I'm sure if you call them they could piece you together a BB kit with them too.
Just ordered this kit plus the bolt replacement kit for a great deal! Can't wait fir it to get here and put her on!
Thanks for the info guys! I sure needed it!
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:30 AM   #10
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Just ordered this kit plus the bolt replacement kit for a great deal! Can't wait fir it to get here and put her on!
Thanks for the info guys! I sure needed it!
Nice. Congrats on the purchase.
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Nice. Congrats on the purchase.
Thanks 4fit. I decided to do it right and not slap on parts that "work". Thanks for pointing me to Northridge. The kit, Bilsteins, bolt kit and free shipping for a very resonable price.. Awesome!

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