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pb250r 11-26-2007 04:13 PM

RC rides like crap!!!! Help!!!
I recenly purchased a 95 yj with 21k orginal miles. I put a 4" RC lift. The thing rides worse than a park bench. I was thinking of switching over to OME shocks. I have them on my lifted XJ and they ride very nice. Has anyone used these shocks on a YJ? They are about $300 for the set delivered. I run 32" tires on stock wheels with spacers too. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks...:)

HkdOnJP 11-26-2007 04:42 PM

I have the same problem with my superlift springs i was told to use them like offroading flem em and stuff to break them in drive with a load in the back to give them some stress and get new shocks and possibly boomerang shackles for the rear.i havent done it yet though

pb250r 11-26-2007 05:12 PM

The lifts been on for a year. So i would think it broken in by now.

whiteyj 11-26-2007 07:27 PM

Pay me now or pay me later.....Rubicon Express. Sometimes you can't cheap out and need to wait and save your pennies before you pull the trigger.

pb250r 11-26-2007 08:53 PM

Which RE lift? They sell 2 at 4". I'm ready to rip the thing off and start all over again.

bluvikng 11-26-2007 08:57 PM

I gave up, on the whole leaf spring idea..................:D

nycom96 11-26-2007 09:11 PM

My RC lift rides fine.....

pb250r 11-26-2007 09:23 PM

What are you running for shocks? I still have the stock hydos. I noticed you have the 4.0. I have the 4cyl. My buddy has the 4.0 and it rides night and day different. I'm sure the weight helps that.

bluvikng 11-26-2007 09:25 PM

There ya go, just throw in a V8, that will smooth things out..........:D

RIPBiker13 11-26-2007 09:25 PM

The extreme-duty is the complete kit. Go with that one. There's no such thing as a "cheap" lift. You get what you pay for.

nycom96 11-26-2007 09:35 PM


Originally Posted by bluvikng (Post 162783)
There ya go, just throw in a V8, that will smooth things out..........:D

I couldnt agree more! I have the stock hydros on there.

pb250r 11-26-2007 09:40 PM

What's the difference between the standard and extreme kits? The jeep is basically a daily driver.

RIPBiker13 11-26-2007 09:44 PM

They will both work, but the "extreme duty" is a more complete kit, so come time for install, no surprises. I have a TJ and I got the super flex because it had the few extra items, like discos and brake lines.

It cost's a little more, but it's a better investment. IMO

bryan93yj 11-27-2007 06:46 PM

Leaf springs are aways stiffer than coil springs. I had a superlift "superide" 3.5" lift before I went all out with coilovers and hated the leaf ride but I dont know about other suspension lift brands.

HkdOnJP 11-28-2007 01:04 AM

i heard the boomerang type shackles will fix the rough ride or help

jeeperman 11-28-2007 07:17 AM

Greaseable shackles front and rear will help ride quality, as will higher quality shocks, if you are looking for a smooth ride, I would recommend Old Man Emu.

pb250r 11-28-2007 09:30 AM

I think I might of found my problem. I put the shackles on with an impact. Does anyone know the torgue specs on the shackles? I think I'm pinching the spring and causing the rough ride. I'm going to replace the shackles with greasable shackles and grab some OME shocks.

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