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Old 06-08-2010, 12:52 AM   #1
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New shocks?

I run cheep Full Traction Hydro-shocks on my Jeep. I have a short arm (lots of parts from different manufactures) lift that is about 4" tall. I have a Detroit locker in the rear and I get a lot of jacking in the rear under acceleration. Would some better shocks fix this or is it something else. Lots of people tell me to get a long arm upgrade to fix it, but I just don't have the money for that right now. What do you guys think.

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What do you mean by "jacking" in the rear?

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Old 06-08-2010, 12:56 AM   #3
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I wouldnt go long arm unless i was on 37s, even then id try a mid arm.

What do you mean by jacking?
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If you go with different shocks buy the Rancho 9000 adjustables. I picked mine up for just over $60 on my4by.com after a Rancho rebate. I love being able to adjust them to my driving.
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