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74f350 03-13-2012 11:22 PM

opinions on HD springs?
Bought a 97 TJ. it has a teraflex BB. I'm pretty certain it is the 1.5". It sits 2" lower in the front than the rear. I'd like to mount my winch (rough country 12k) but think I should put on some HD coils so it wont have as much rake. The rake isnt really I big deal but I dont like the way it looks. Should I try to find a HD coil and keep the spacer or get some OME HD coils with 1.5" lift?

Any suggestions, advice or comments will be greatly appreciated!


jrussblues 03-14-2012 12:00 AM

I've got a full set of ome hd tj 2" coils that will like be up for auction on the bay soon. The natural rake of a jeep should be about .5-.75" lower in the front. The ome coils helped to get me back to that, but to sit dead flat I had to bump the front up another .75". I also have a winch.

74f350 03-14-2012 12:49 AM

I doubt I'd really notice the .75" but 2" mine has makes it look terrible and im sure adding a 100lb winch wont help lol! I'd eventually like to have some sway bar disconnects but im afraid it'll rub bad with the rake it has now.

jrussblues 03-14-2012 06:06 AM

If you lift then you will need to adjust your bumpstop length accordingly. That'll keep tires off of fenders and protect shocks from bottoming out.

74f350 03-20-2012 04:17 AM

Do you think if a got the 1.5" OME HD coils and kept the spacer itd sit to high up front? Would I need to get a adjustable track bar or anything?

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