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Old 07-30-2008, 05:08 PM   #1
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How much extra bump stop

Finally ready to lift the Jeep and I need some advice on bump stop extensions. I didn't buy a kit, just hand-me downs and some stuff I've bought. The goal is to stuff some 33 x 10.50 BFG M/Ts with a 2" suspension and a 1.25" BL, under my ride. I've got soft 8's w/4" BS, rear trackbar bracket extension, front adjustable trackbar, some 0-3" shocks, and the coils and BL. I've already got front disco's. I'm pretty conservative off-road, but I don't want to loose a coil w/the longer shocks...and I'd like to not rub too much. Do I need extensions for the front and rear, or just the rear...and I have no idea how much extra to add..1" or 2". Thanks!
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i have a 2" BL and 35s and i need 3" BS extensions in the front and 2" in the rear.
you have a 1.25" BL and 33s. IMO 2" in the front and 1" in the rear should be ok for you.

if that isn´t enough you can add some more BS on a cheap way. just glue some hockey pucks (or cutted hockey pucks) on the lower spring mount.
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I'd suggest putting it all together first and then measuring it for extra bumpstops. You want your bumpstop to make contact with your spring pad about a half or quarter inch before your shock bottoms out. You aren't going to have to worry about tossing coils with the setup you are doing.
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:17 AM   #4
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Appreciate the info. guys. Thanks!
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Old 07-31-2008, 08:44 AM   #5
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I'd suggest putting it all together first and then measuring it for extra bumpstops. You want your bumpstop to make contact with your spring pad about a half or quarter inch before your shock bottoms out. You aren't going to have to worry about tossing coils with the setup you are doing.
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Make sure your stop makes solid contact .50" before shock bottoms.
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