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Old 02-01-2015, 05:37 PM
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Shock help?!

I'm still looking for what shocks I should get, my jk is mostly for daily driving, but I do some off-roading once a month. I want something that will work good for both occasions
*i currently have a 2.5 inch lift

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Can't go wrong with the popular Rancho 9000XL 9 way adjustable shocks.
The new 5000x was revealed this week in Ranchos vender area. Go hit up the contest

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kjeeper10 pointed me at RS9000XLs too, GREAT recommendation! I love them!
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If you prefer a softer ride the way many do the 9000XL are one of the best ways to go since you can pick a lower setting. However, if you care about performance there are much better options.
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I have a 2" lift and it came with shock extension brackets so I could use the stock shocks with the lift kit. I used the brackets for about a year before I upgraded the shocks to longer Rancho 9000 shocks. I have been very happy with the shocks. After a bit of research and some measuring, I found that I needed the Rancho RS999330 shocks for the rear and the RS999329 for the front. These had close to the same measurements when fully extended and compressed as my stock shocks with the extension brackets. I would use this same model shocks with your 2.5" lift. Check out the thread that I did about my shock replacement. There is some good info in there.

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I have a 1.5" Rock Krawler spring lift and love the Rancho 7000s with it.

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