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10-18-2012 07:59 PM
Big Cole
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Originally Posted by Randens Rubi View Post
Thank you, just sent him a PM. How do you like your shocks? I hope it's worth the wait.
The 5100s are a significant improvement versus the Rubicon Express junk that was previously on my rig. Well worth the money.
10-18-2012 06:56 PM
Randens Rubi
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Originally Posted by jrussblues
The 5100's completely changed my ride. (Sorry to but in). My lj rides like my Tahoe now.
Ahh I can't wait to put them in. Thanks for the input.
10-18-2012 06:00 PM
jrussblues The 5100's completely changed my ride. (Sorry to but in). My lj rides like my Tahoe now.
10-18-2012 05:15 PM
Randens Rubi
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Originally Posted by Big Cole

You need to contact a vendor on jeepforum named Kolak. I ordered a set of 5100s for under $300 shipped. Took quite some time to receive my shocks due to the typical inventory shortage but it was well worth the wait.
Thank you, just sent him a PM. How do you like your shocks? I hope it's worth the wait.
10-18-2012 04:55 PM
Big Cole
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Originally Posted by Randens Rubi View Post
Been trying to order Bilstein shocks for my LJ. Got an email stating they are on back order and won't be available till November. Is this normal? How does this company stay in business when it takes 2 months to order there shocks. I've heard Bilstein shocks are pretty good so it's what I want. Should be around 400 shipped. Anyone else take this long to order these shocks?
You need to contact a vendor on jeepforum named Kolak. I ordered a set of 5100s for under $300 shipped. Took quite some time to receive my shocks due to the typical inventory shortage but it was well worth the wait.
10-18-2012 04:05 PM
Randens Rubi Been trying to order Bilstein shocks for my LJ. Got an email stating they are on back order and won't be available till November. Is this normal? How does this company stay in business when it takes 2 months to order there shocks. I've heard Bilstein shocks are pretty good so it's what I want. Should be around 400 shipped. Anyone else take this long to order these shocks?
10-15-2012 07:30 PM
jrussblues
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Originally Posted by Bamafan4life
What about under 1500? And if im going to have to get a sye and drive shafts shouldnt i just go all out and get a 6" lift? I do plan on running 35's when ever i get around to getting a ford 8.8 for the back, im currently on 33's and my rough country is old, it squeaks very loudly now and is also a very rough ride
I am very happy with my Rubicon express 3.5 super flex. It was about 1300 shipped for free and my bilstien shocks were about 300 shipped. They also make a 4.5 kit. As for going up to 6" you have a whole different set of bugs to work out when it starts getting too tall. Also, my 3.5 has netted about 4" of lift even after settling. Quality springs make a huge difference. I upgraded my sye and rear ds when I was at 2" of lift with a belly up and upgraded my lift later.
10-15-2012 07:21 PM
Stout6 Just asked the same question in another thread. Some pretty decent advice over there if ya wanna read through it.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/lift...on-193403.html
10-15-2012 07:17 PM
Bamafan4life What about under 1500? And if im going to have to get a sye and drive shafts shouldnt i just go all out and get a 6" lift? I do plan on running 35's when ever i get around to getting a ford 8.8 for the back, im currently on 33's and my rough country is old, it squeaks very loudly now and is also a very rough ride
10-15-2012 06:44 PM
jrussblues Also keep in mind that when you step up to a 4" kit you are looking at adding an sye and a new rear drive shaft. About 500 more bucks in parts right there.
10-15-2012 06:40 PM
jrussblues Decent quality is hard to find under a grand. What are you looking to do?
10-15-2012 06:39 PM
BLK00TJ That's like trading a Chevy Chevette for a Chrysler K car. Makes no sense to me.
10-15-2012 06:33 PM
4Jeepn what don't you like about the current one that .75" will solve?
10-15-2012 06:31 PM
Bamafan4life
Wanting a new lift kit

Looking at new lift kits i currently have a rough country 3.25 lift and was thinking about going to a skyjacker 4" lift, i was wondering what everybody thinks about the 4" economy lift kit and the 4" value lift kit and also what is some other recomendations for a 4" for under $1000

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