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Old 09-26-2013, 06:27 PM   #1
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Hopping Around - New kidneys needed soon.

I gotta ask, but is there something I can do soften up my suspension?? I believe I have a 4" Terraflex coils with a 1.5" B/lift and it just rides rough as hell. I feel EVERY bump, nook, and cranny! The shocks I have say "Terraflex" but can't tell what model they are as someone painted over them.

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Old 09-26-2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Better Shocks! A lot of people seem to like the adjustable Rancho RS9000XL shocks. And you can get a good deal on them form Amazon.

I plain on getting them when I get back from Afghanistan.

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Old 09-26-2013, 06:47 PM   #3
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what size tires are you running and what pressure do you have them at?
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Old 09-26-2013, 06:55 PM   #4
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I figured it would be a "shock" upgrade. thanks.

I'm running 33"x12.50x15" and they are always right around 32-34psi
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I figured it would be a "shock" upgrade. thanks. I'm running 33"x12.50x15" and they are always right around 32-34psi
Drop them to 28 psi it will help
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Old 09-26-2013, 07:21 PM   #6
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I've thought of that too, but I would be loosing a bit more MPG as well. Seems to do better when I have my trailer hooked up and/or several people in the backseat.
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Old 09-26-2013, 07:30 PM   #7
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Droping the psi in the tires will help as well. As for mpg's... buy a prius. Jeeps and mpg's are not good friends.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:15 PM   #8
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Haha. I'd rather roll over a Prius than buy one.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:29 PM   #9
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If can wait for ObamaCare new kidneys will be cheaper than substantial suspension work, and your Jeep will be more original.
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Old 09-27-2013, 03:44 AM   #10
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Lowering tire pressure will help a lot.
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Old 09-27-2013, 06:00 AM   #11
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Lower the pressure in your Kidneys.
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:44 AM   #12
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Obummercare?? No thanks. Lol

I'll look into shocks this weekend and lower the psi to around 28-30

Thanks.
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I made the same mistake with high tire pressure. Makes a huge difference dropping to 26-28.
I am also getting ready to replace my crappy skyjacker shocks with some rancho 7000's
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:26 PM   #14
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Yep that ride is caused by your excessive air pressure & your shocks. For 33x12.50 tires, 26-28 psi is the correct air pressure.

If you're unwilling to drop your current air pressure down to the correct 26-28 psi, don't complain about your stiff ride.

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