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Old 06-28-2010, 05:18 PM   #1
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Too stiff suspension

Just bought a 95 yj, it has a 2 1/2 inch lift. Looks like just a spacer. The guy told me it had new shocks but man this thing is very stiff, too stiff really. What might be the problem and how to I fix it?
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post some pics of the suspension and side view of the jeep, lots of variables to deal with, that will help narrow things down.

and it ain't gonna ride soft.

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shock might be nitrogen filled, a little stiffer than stock. and if you want a softer ride replace the lift with Old man Emu lift.
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Thanks, the shocks are pro comp es3000. I don't know anything about shocks but would like a little less stiff ride.
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The ES 3000 are hydraulic shocks. The same that I am running in my YJ. Is the lift a shackle lift or spring lift? Also, what kind of PSI do you have in your tires. The YJ is not really a heavy vehicle and you can reduce the air pressure a bit. I tend to run about 32 psi in my tires.

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The ES 3000 are hydraulic shocks. The same that I am running in my YJ. Is the lift a shackle lift or spring lift? Also, what kind of PSI do you have in your tires. The YJ is not really a heavy vehicle and you can reduce the air pressure a bit. I tend to run about 32 psi in my tires.

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Shoot I have mine down to 25psi. Yj's do not ride soft. There are times when I should have a kidney belt on running up and down the 15 fwy here in Southern California.
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Old 06-30-2010, 06:03 AM   #7
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Thanks, I'll back the pressure down to see if that helps. If not I will be changing shocks ,or I'll have to wear a helmet so I don't knock myself out on the rollcage.

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