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Old 12-01-2015, 01:53 AM
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Assisant on Bump Stop length

Hello,

I initially had on my jk 2013 33's tires and teraflex 2.5 lift kit with front bump stops from teraflex. I coupled the lift with elka shocks by teraflex. I was extremely happy with the shocks but the springs were too harsh for on road. I have since upgraded to RK 2.5 max travel kit and i am really happy with it.

Since i mainly use my jeep in the desert for fast driving, i now have the rear ones bottoming out (which also used to happen on the TF kit but not as much). I am not sure if the shocks need servicing or what, but i thought of adding rear bump stops. Please note that my tires never rub. My rear shocks specs as follows:

Elka by Teraflex 2.5" (Rear)
Extended Length (in) 27.640
Travel (in) 11.300
Compressed Length (in) 16.340

What is the recommendation on the bump stop length? I am thinking of getting the fox air bump stops which vary in size.

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Stock compressed length is around 14.6" so 2" should be good.

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Old 12-01-2015, 05:28 AM
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Stock compressed length is around 14.6" so 2" should be good.
Thank you for taking the time to respond. Can you please explain how you arrived to your reply of 2" bump stop? Actually Compressed Length (in) is 16.340 and not 14.6 . If you could provide some detail to your reply, it might serve others in doing their own calculation.
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You really should cycle the axle. The math doesnt always work because of the arc the axle travels in.
Stock is around 15" collapsed. 2" should work imo.
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You really should cycle the axle. The math doesnt always work because of the arc the axle travels in.
Stock is around 15" collapsed. 2" should work imo.
Thank you, i will do that.
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Old 12-01-2015, 08:56 AM   #6
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I'm also on the 2" of bump stop bandwagon...

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