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Old 07-30-2013, 02:14 AM   #1
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Angry Rock Krawler Help please.

Ok guys I have a 4" lift on my jeep but added a lot of weight PSC steel bumper, Winch, PSC steel brawler rockers, Air system, Keep my tools in the jeep at all times, and other crap that add weight to the jeep. And I know most of this is in my head but to me my jeep looks like its on a 2" lift. SO my question is to anyone with the RK 5.5" springs that have added a lot of weight to there jeep did it bring down the height any? I know there springs are rated for jeeps with weight but I live in Hawaii and dont want to pay for springs that will take 2-3 weeks to get here for me to try them out and have to spend another 2 weeks returning them to buy some other ones to get me to the rite ride height. I would like to get a little more lift than the 4" I had but not more than 5" PLEASE HELP.

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Old 07-30-2013, 04:51 AM   #2
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RK 5.5's are both linear iirc. What coils do you have currently ?

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Old 07-30-2013, 12:24 PM   #3
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I have RC now.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:43 PM   #4
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How heavy are the bumper/s?
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:13 PM   #5
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Bumper is close to 100 pounds with the skid. And the rockers are and the skids are 140 or 170 pounds I can't remember the exact weight on them and I carry around 60 pounds of tools also.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:14 PM   #6
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Also we all know the winch is not light.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:16 PM   #7
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That's a lot of weight brother. Regarding the tools, jeeps are not the best place for those things to stay in the long run. Good to have a few necessities but most of the tools I would ditch at home for peace of mind "theft" and some weight savings.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:19 PM   #8
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I just upgraded my lift to the 3.5 Rock Krawler running 35's, front and rear Poison Spyder bumpers and rocker knockers. The 3.5 RK was a noticeable difference from the 4" budget lift I had.
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My point was RK 5.5's fronts are linear to prevent bowing. That's a lot of spring.

RC coils are the worst for sagging. Grab some RK 3.5's. should net 3.5" with weight. 1/2" spacer as needed "if" there is sag.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:30 PM   #10
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ESP man I would leave the tools at home but I am not worried about them getting stolen really. And I am called often to go help friends broken down.
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I had the same issue with my 3.5" kit so changed to 5.5 coils...Very happy now.
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