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Old 06-09-2012, 12:40 PM   #1
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RK rear coil correction wedges.

http://www.rockkrawler.com/pages/cat...p?r_itemID=247

Took me about an hour to install. I rented a spring compressor from AZ.
Pretty easy

Coils look nice and straight now, no bow.
Also a good amount of space between the coil and TB bracket. I was almost touching before. TF uses wider coils which doesn't help.

Time for a drive

For $30 why not
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Do these add any lift?

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Do these add any lift?
. Maybe 1/4 less ?
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Drivability is improved with the coils straight.

for anybody with 3" plus lift to try these wedges.
$30 you really can't go wrong

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Drivability is improved with the coils straight.

for anybody with 3" plus lift to try these wedges.
$30 you really can't go wrong
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mmmmm... im such an idiot for not buying these sooner.

nice mod KJ. i'm sure it's going to ride a lot better with the coils more up and down.
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mmmmm... im such an idiot for not buying these sooner.

nice mod KJ. i'm sure it's going to ride a lot better with the coils more up and down.
It does matter of fact. Lil more bounce in the back <---- just the way I like it

There is now 1-11/2" in-between the TB bolt and coil.
Oh.... They do raise the back maybe 1/2" something to consider

Big difference. What a great little mod
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Was going to get them with my RK 2.5 max travel that i have ordered but was told shouldn't need them. I hope I don't.
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It does matter of fact. Lil more bounce in the back <---- just the way I like it

There is now 1-11/2" in-between the TB bolt and coil.
Oh.... They do raise the back maybe 1/2" something to consider

Big difference. What a great little mod
sweet. tuesday should be fun! i got poly performance rear coil wedges, coast drive shaft for the rear, teraflex 8 flex arms, and poly performance .75" spacers for front and rear.

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sweet. tuesday should be fun! i got poly performance rear coil wedges, coast drive shaft for the rear, teraflex 8 flex arms, and poly performance .75" spacers for front and rear.



Why the .75 spacers ?
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So did you scrap the coil hold downs with your lift, or get longer bolts?
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So did you scrap the coil hold downs with your lift, or get longer bolts?
Nope, I took them out obviously but from what I read, they should fit fine.

The wedge still sits below the hump where the retainer sits on.
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Why the .75 spacers ?
probably just put the front one on because these new coils (poly performance) gave me a frontal rake.
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Great information, I think I will be going with the TF 2.5 soon and will definitely pick these up.

Do you have a recommendation on shocks?
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Great information, I think I will be going with the TF 2.5 soon and will definitely pick these up.

Do you have a recommendation on shocks?


I tried the Bilsteins and Teraflex 9550's. Both a harsh ride on a light 2 door.

I love the Rancho adjustables I have now.
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That's pretty slick. Looks like they made it straight. Awesome!!
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That's pretty slick. Looks like they made it straight. Awesome!!
My freakin phone died. I wanted to take a pic from the side with the tire off. These little $40 gems do their job. My coils are straight up and down.
It does make a difference in handling also.

More folks to try them out, especially if their coils are bowed some.
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Nice! Yes, these are a good way to take the bend out of the rear coils! Glad it worked out for you my friend!

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Nice! Yes, these are a good way to take the bend out of the rear coils! Glad it worked out for you my friend!

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