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Old 07-26-2013, 08:52 AM   #1
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Hello everybody,

I'm looking to add a small lift by replacing my springs with a four door spring, front and back. I should get about 1.25" lift and was wondering if I needed to change any other suspension parts. I know the shocks are optional, but what about disconnects? Or any other part?

I've done considerable research on the subject and want to make sure that I've covered all bases.

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Old 07-26-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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I went from 14/56 to 19/60 and 3/4 pucks all around gained almost 3" only other thing I did was shocks and wish I at least bought longer sway bar for front, you could buy 2 rear sway bars and install up front but not really necessary

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Old 07-26-2013, 09:15 AM   #3

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It depends what number is on the coils as far as the lift you will get. Yesterday I swapped rear -58's for -60's and got 1/4" lift. Not all 4 door springs are created equal they have a tag on them and some have no different part number then some 2 door. Some come with higher numbers just the luck of the draw at the factory and dependant somewhat on option package ie max tow auto hard top might get higher numbers. a JKS quick disconnects are always a good option for links.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:19 AM   #4
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On my Sahara 2D, I replaced the 13/55 with 19/59 and the shocks from a 4D Rubi. I got 1-3/4" on the front and 1-1/4" on the rear overall for increase. No other parts needed.
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Old 07-26-2013, 12:19 PM   #5
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I'd like to go from 14/56 to 19/60
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:44 PM   #6
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I've got some 18/59 coils and shocks from a '13 Rubicon for sale here:

MO: 2013 JKUR 18/59 Coil Springs and Shocks

Moderators, does posting a link to the classifieds violate the no selling in the general forum rule?
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:43 AM   #7
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I went from 14/55's to 18/59's from a four door rubi and got 2.5 up front and 1.75 in rear. I did not change any other parts and everything seems to be working as intended. Several thousand miles on it too.

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