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Old 12-19-2011, 05:15 AM   #1
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Spacers ad more spacers

Real quick,I know there is lots of threads on this but I hear about 2in spacers all the time but I saw a set of 3" spacers.Are these bad news & why would I need rear bump stops.I plan on eventually doing a susp kit but running low on cash right now( Christmas next wk) Thanks everyone.

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Real quick,I know there is lots of threads on this but I hear about 2in spacers all the time but I saw a set of 3" spacers.Are these bad news & why would I need rear bump stops.I plan on eventually doing a susp kit but running low on cash right now( Christmas next wk) Thanks everyone.
save your money for the suspension lift. why spend money twice on the same thing?

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save your money for the suspension lift. why spend money twice on the same thing?
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You need the bumb stops because the springs can only compress a certain amount. When you add the spacer, you move the spring lower, but its still the same legnth, so you have to move the bumb stop lower (longer) or you will over compress the spring.
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:31 PM   #5
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Yeah,instead of doing spacers now I will wait until spring to do it the right way.Thanks for all the voices of reason.
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my 2" spacers lasted just over a year before I got rid of them.
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:43 PM   #7
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I just put 270/70/17's on my Wrangler. Biggest I could go w/o rubbing, lift kit, or spacers. All they tire shops said a big "NO" to spacers!
Save your money and do it right I say!
Yeah,you would think building a Mustang I would have learned by now.Getting the EMU 2" kit in the spring.
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I just put 270/70/17's on my Wrangler. Biggest I could go w/o rubbing, lift kit, or spacers. All they tire shops said a big "NO" to spacers!
Save your money and do it right I say!
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Ditto. Spacers do have a legitimate use, but it is for fine tuning. Yeah, I'll bet you didn't take any shortcuts on the Mustang The Jeep is no different in that you are betting your life that the changes you make to it are the right ones...

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