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iamagolfspaz 06-09-2007 07:14 PM

Extra inch
Hey guys and Terror
A while back i added 2 inch longer springs. now i want to add a 1 inch coil spacer up front to raise the front a little. Will i be able to do this without any additional items like longer brake lines etc. Or could i just add the inch and get the front end aligned and be on my merry way?

Triple88a 06-09-2007 07:34 PM

depends how long ur shocks are.. if they are 3" longer than stocks then 1" spacers will do the job, otherwise you will need longer shocks for 3" lift.. nuthing else should be needed..

maybe you might need to drop the tranny skid a bit but that should do it

iamagolfspaz 06-09-2007 07:53 PM

When i had the new coils put on i also had new shocks added to compensate for the 2 added inches.

Triple88a 06-09-2007 08:01 PM

I'm guessing you have 2" lift shocks then.. so you will need some new 3" longer (than stock) shocks if u wanna go up another inch

activelydying 06-09-2007 08:07 PM

don't some shocks work upto 3 inches.

iamagolfspaz 06-09-2007 08:16 PM

Just looked up my shocks online. The ones i have are for 0-2 inch. Looks like i need to get the 3-4 inch ones for the front.

Triple88a 06-09-2007 08:16 PM

what lift did you get? what shocks came with it? maybe call the people you got the lift from and ask how much longer than stock the shocks are.

I woulnt think they will give you longer shocks if you need 2" only.

iamagolfspaz 06-09-2007 08:29 PM

Looks like i will get in touch with the shop that installed the lift on Monday.

tiny terror 06-09-2007 10:44 PM


Originally Posted by iamagolfspaz (Post 90139)
Hey guys and Terror.....

I don't mind being lumped in with the guys, Spaz, I'm used to it. Jeep saggin' in the front??

Joe Dirt 06-10-2007 12:18 AM

I'd get longer brake lines too.

upinar 06-10-2007 12:25 AM

You will not need anything. Just the coil spacers. 2 inch lift shock would be fine . Dont need longer brake lines either. Just slip the spacers in and your good to go

jherrin215 06-10-2007 01:28 AM

Yeah I agree with unipar, the shocks should be fine. You might run into some problems with major flexing, but they should be fine for mild stuff!!

Triple88a 06-10-2007 10:46 AM

^ wouldnt the shocks add as a limiter on the maximum spring lengh if they arent long enough?

jherrin215 06-10-2007 10:50 AM

Yeah at max flex, but I am sure that with a 2 inch longer shock there will be plenty of room for that extra inch of lift. I am sure that with the 2 inch lift if you flex the front the tires will be into the fender before the shock fully extends anyway, so that would just be running out of shock a lil sooner.

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