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08-05-2012 02:55 PM
1Badger I found these shocks (Rancho 9000XL) have improved the ride quality and don't have any issues with dive when braking. They appear to be well made, I am very happy with the results. I have tried different settings with the shocks, front end set at 6 and rear at 7 (this was a change made today before a 150 mile cruise).
08-04-2012 01:48 PM
MudderNuker
Quote:
Originally Posted by Capper5016
Not enough to justify the hassle of doing it.
So, better shocks will definitely improve the ride but how about the dive when braking?
08-04-2012 11:57 AM
LVCapo
Quote:
Originally Posted by MudderNuker View Post
My JKU has 16/58 and stock shocks. Will it make a difference if I go to 19/60?
Not enough to justify the hassle of doing it.
08-04-2012 03:54 AM
kjeeper10
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1Badger
I have had these on for a week or so and am very pleased with the ride. No more swaying side to side or getting kicked in the rear end by potholes. More firm but comfortable ride, plus are nine way adjustable, simple as turning a knob on the outside of the shock.
What are you running for settings ?

I was running 3 all around for awhile but cranked it up to 8/6 now. I find the stiffer settings to feel the road more but take the impact away from potholes/bigger bumps better.

Ken
08-04-2012 12:53 AM
1Badger
Rancho 9000LX

I have had these on for a week or so and am very pleased with the ride. No more swaying side to side or getting kicked in the rear end by potholes. More firm but comfortable ride, plus are nine way adjustable, simple as turning a knob on the outside of the shock.
08-03-2012 12:32 PM
MudderNuker
Quote:
Originally Posted by BossierCity_WranglerJK

19/60 will next a small amount of lift depending on the spring rate you have now. But if there low like 14/55 and then you can gain anywhere from 1-1.5 inches of lift 2dr. They help with the nose dive being stiffer.

I am also so interested in better shocks I am currently running rubi shocks
My JKU has 16/58 and stock shocks. Will it make a difference if I go to 19/60?
08-03-2012 12:17 PM
pluke the 2 tougher than nails too... hit them many times on the bottom of the shaft

08-03-2012 12:16 PM
pluke the 2



beautiful yellow shocks

08-03-2012 12:11 PM
pluke the 2 OME Long Travel Shocks. Near 12" of travel.



Lots of wheeling lots off on roading. Love em.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8CVCI9GUuA&hd=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHNMYSe9g8A&hd=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxlO6wKvCrM&hd=1
08-03-2012 12:07 PM
LVCapo Each # you go up will give you 1/4" on a 2DR JK. If you have 14/55 and go to 19/60, you'll get 1.25" front and rear. It's a good way to go unless you add a heavy aftermarket bumper and/or winch, then it sags and the dive is more exaggerated.
I had 14/55 and changed out to 17/58, then added some 1.75" coil spacers and was very happy with the ride and look.
08-03-2012 02:24 AM
BossierCity_WranglerJK
Quote:
Originally Posted by jkralph
ome nitro sports ftw!
x2
08-03-2012 02:23 AM
BossierCity_WranglerJK
Quote:
Originally Posted by MudderNuker
Will the Bilstein help with the squishiness when braking? It dives with the stock springs and shocks. I also have a TF leveling kit. I was thinking the 5100's and rubi shocks, 19 front and 60 rear to help improve handling.
19/60 will next a small amount of lift depending on the spring rate you have now. But if there low like 14/55 and then you can gain anywhere from 1-1.5 inches of lift 2dr. They help with the nose dive being stiffer.

I am also so interested in better shocks I am currently running rubi shocks
08-03-2012 02:17 AM
linwoodja It dives with the stock springs and shocks
08-03-2012 12:42 AM
kjeeper10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Olsen185

The 4" lift shocks are 15.5 inches compressed and 25 inches expanded. The part number is RS999331
According to this the 31's are 16.6 and 27.320.

Rancho has a 4" and a 4" LA

PM coming your way.
08-02-2012 11:44 PM
71K5 I like my RS9000XL shocks on my 12 JK.
Also have had them on my 02 Dodge Quad cab 4x4 since I bought it new.
08-02-2012 11:17 PM
Olsen185
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
What is the extended length?
The 4" lift shocks are 15.5 inches compressed and 25 inches expanded. The part number is RS999331
08-02-2012 11:04 PM
kjeeper10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Olsen185
If you are interested, I have a set of front Rancho 9000 adjustable shocks I'm gonna be selling soon. They have only been on since January (approximately 2500 miles). They are awesome shocks, but my new lift kit is coming with their own shocks. Pm me if interested.
What is the extended length?
08-02-2012 10:52 PM
JKralph OME nitro sports ftw!
08-02-2012 10:46 PM
Olsen185 If you are interested, I have a set of front Rancho 9000 adjustable shocks I'm gonna be selling soon. They have only been on since January (approximately 2500 miles). They are awesome shocks, but my new lift kit is coming with their own shocks. Pm me if interested.
08-02-2012 10:45 PM
MudderNuker
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Originally Posted by Capper5016 View Post
Yes, the Bilsteins will help with the "dive"...they are much stiffer than stock, yet offer a comfortable ride for a daily driver.
How about the body motions? Most of the times it feels like I'm driving a hammock.
08-02-2012 10:32 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by paychex.308

Cause you really wanted KINGs instead.

:P

What is going to be the difference between any gas shock ?
08-02-2012 10:23 PM
paychex.308
Quote:
Originally Posted by kjeeper10
Why did I not care for the Bilsteins?
Cause you really wanted KINGs instead.
08-02-2012 10:22 PM
kjeeper10 Why did I not care for the Bilsteins?
08-02-2012 10:19 PM
SilverSport Did I mention Bilstein?
08-02-2012 10:12 PM
kjeeper10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Powderburn
What is the "dive"?
Front end nose dives when heavy braking.
08-02-2012 09:57 PM
Powderburn What is the "dive"?
08-02-2012 09:49 PM
LVCapo Yes, the Bilsteins will help with the "dive"...they are much stiffer than stock, yet offer a comfortable ride for a daily driver.
08-02-2012 09:40 PM
MudderNuker Will the Bilstein help with the squishiness when braking? It dives with the stock springs and shocks. I also have a TF leveling kit. I was thinking the 5100's and rubi shocks, 19 front and 60 rear to help improve handling.
08-02-2012 09:33 PM
Steve79 5100's
08-02-2012 09:20 PM
kjeeper10
Quote:
Originally Posted by warboomer
rancho 9000xl will suit all of your needs
x2 :d
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