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05-04-2013 02:57 PM
Wrangler010 I went with the sky jacker m95's! The front 2 have already shipped, but the back 2 are on back order.....fml
05-02-2013 01:10 AM
blackforestgreen most are also happy with the "red" rubicon shocks.
05-01-2013 08:11 PM
jklarry Rancho 9000s, adjustable to your Jeep's needs
05-01-2013 08:10 PM
xirtic The Skyjacker M95's are a similar price to the Teraflex shocks, and the Rancho 7000 units. The build quality is not "cheap" like their nitro/hydro units. They may prove to be a "moderate" price-point that offers the DD crowd a nice on-road experience...that can also preform well for the off-road trail runs.
05-01-2013 07:58 PM
SilverSport Cheap and good don't necessarily go together. LOL
05-01-2013 07:48 PM
Wrangler010 I think I'm liking the m95 shocks.....reviews seem pretty good, and they're a little more reasonably priced......
05-01-2013 06:05 PM
xirtic I actually broke from the norm...and went with the Skyjacker M95 Monotubes...I had read that they were more compliant on-road than the Bilsteins so I took the chance on them. They really are smooth. The road manners are very nice.
05-01-2013 05:04 PM
freedomrider
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Originally Posted by enjerhoo View Post
^^^
i just put on my 2" sport lift with 4 rancho 9000's. Night and day difference. I barely feel the washboard roads anymore. Not much dive in the front when braking and the overall handling improved noticeably.
x2
05-01-2013 05:00 PM
SilverSport
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Originally Posted by Wrangler010 View Post
anyone have the Rancho rs7000 shocks? they don't seem too terrible
I believe these are a mono-tube shock and similar to the Bilstein 4600 and 5100.
05-01-2013 04:52 PM
enjerhoo ^^^
I just put on my 2" sport lift with 4 Rancho 9000's. Night and day difference. I barely feel the washboard roads anymore. Not much dive in the front when braking and the overall handling improved noticeably.
05-01-2013 04:19 PM
ohioviper +1 for the Rancho 9000s . Love the ability to change the settings for offroad and back for highway.They work great with the TF 2.5" spring lift.Got mine off Amazon with free shipping $275 after rebate.
05-01-2013 04:06 PM
Wrangler010 anyone have the Rancho rs7000 shocks? they don't seem too terrible
05-01-2013 05:56 AM
kjeeper10 Iirc amazon has a good deal on the 9000s.
Pair with the $100 rebate
05-01-2013 05:30 AM
baytownbert Thanks, Amigo.
05-01-2013 05:25 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by baytownbert View Post
I also have the Teraflex 2.5" lift with shock extensions. If I order the Rancho 9000's, is there a specific spec to accomdate this lift, or will any 9000 work?
29xl front and 30xl rear
05-01-2013 05:19 AM
baytownbert I also have the Teraflex 2.5" lift with shock extensions. If I order the Rancho 9000's, is there a specific spec to accomdate this lift, or will any 9000 work?
04-30-2013 11:45 PM
mckey73 I like these.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=LyuvKkPPAjQ

Just have to save up for a year or two.
04-30-2013 11:42 PM
rics1997 I went with Fox Racing 2.0 and they are great shocks for the trail but are pretty stiff for the road. Feels more like truck shocks.
04-30-2013 10:24 PM
traitor08 I went with fox racing.
04-30-2013 12:08 AM
Farnham21 ^those are my other choice that I'm thinking about.
04-30-2013 12:03 AM
gr8fulKID When I do my shock upgrade, I think im going with old man emu nitros
04-29-2013 11:10 PM
Sgt93 Let me say this. I have had several lifted vehicles in the past, like most here have, but my last build was amazing. I had a 2011 F250 6.7 and bought a Carli suspension with the King Racing 2.5's. The King Shocks on 1 4.5' lift made my truck ride like nothing I have ever been in before. They were not cheap, but they were AMAZING.

I traveled on the highway a lot with Nitto Trail Grappler 35" and loved it. No matter the condition, my rig rode like a Cadillac. The only reason I sold it was because I had all types of sensor issues and a turbo that went out at 23K miles. I decided to get back in a Jeep and love it. Again, I know King's are pricey, but it's because they truly are built for your vehicle. I am sure some Jeep owners on here have them and can vouch the same.

If I build up this 13 Rubi Unlimited (daughter will be driving soon so I may give it to her), it will be with King Shocks. My .02
04-29-2013 10:56 PM
Farnham21 The teraflex shocks aren't that bad from what I've heard and I believe they are around $250 for all 4 so a good price. Think I'm gonna go that route just so I can be a teraflex fanboy
04-29-2013 10:49 PM
whayes
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Originally Posted by Seeuoffroad View Post
I just got the Rancho 9000 XL 4wheel parts had 10% off plus Rancho had $100 rebate. 9 different settings. I really like them. I got them for $300 in the end.
x2 on the Rancho adjustables. I installed the Bilsteins on my 2 door JK, and I thought they were too stiff so I returned them. Much happier with the Ranchos.
04-29-2013 10:49 PM
Seeuoffroad Rancho has a mail in rebate of $100 for four 9000
04-29-2013 10:48 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Seeuoffroad View Post
I just got the Rancho 9000 XL 4wheel parts had 10% off plus Rancho had $100 rebate. 9 different settings. I really like them. I got them for $300 in the end.
X3 or 4

$100 rebate on the Cho's
Looking at $250 ish for 4
04-29-2013 10:30 PM
Seeuoffroad I just got the Rancho 9000 XL 4wheel parts had 10% off plus Rancho had $100 rebate. 9 different settings. I really like them. I got them for $300 in the end.
04-29-2013 10:02 PM
roxbury29
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post
2 popular choices are the Bilstein 5100s and the Rancho 9000s.
^ X2

I just installed Bilstein 5100's ! what a great improvement from stock shocks..
04-29-2013 07:35 PM
SilverSport 2 popular choices are the Bilstein 5100s and the Rancho 9000s.
04-29-2013 07:32 PM
Wrangler010
What shocks should I get?

Just installed a Teraflex 2.5 lift, now I need new shocks......so many choices!! i mostly drive on the road so I dont need anything too fancy, any suggestions? Thanks

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