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Ok so I got some money put aside for my jeep and its gettin to the point that if I dont spend it soon Im going to kill myself:eek: so I figured out Im going with the RE 4.5 Superflex kit and downgrading to the 3.5 coils so now that leaves me with shocks:confused: . My dad just put OME shocks on his truck and loves them but I also want the adjustablity of the Rancho 9000 so im tetertoting on both shocks and just wanted to know from everyone who runs these shocks the pros and cons of them to help me decide on what shock to use.

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I have the Rancho 9000x's with the in-cab controller. I'm very happy with the set-up. I ran the 9000x's for about a year without the in-cab controller, they worked great but I got sick of crawling under the Jeep to adjust them so I just left them on 5. The ability to adjust them on the fly really makes them shine. I think that they are worth every penny by themselves, but the controller makes them great.
 

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where did you mount the controller?

a pic would be awsome :D


thanks for the responce
 

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personally i don't know how much you'd actually find yourself adjusting it...even with in cab controller. i'd go OME.
 

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well in the winter I live in a town with all paved roads and do alot of highway driving so it would be nice to have the softer shocks but in the summer I live in a town with alot of dirt roads and take trails behind the town to avoid trafic so it would be nice to be able to adjust them
 

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personally i don't know how much you'd actually find yourself adjusting it...even with in cab controller. i'd go OME.
Quite a bit actually. You can easily adjust them for varying road conditions by pushing a button. The more I play with it, the more I learn what the differing effects are. I can't say that it makes my Jeep a more capable off-road vehicle, but it does make it a more comfortable one. So far, I'm very happy with the purchase.

This week it has come in really handy. Last weekend I broke one of my JKS discos, so I’ve been driving all week with the front disconnected while I'm waiting on JKS to send me parts. On surface streets, I crank the front shocks up to 8. This reduces the body roll effects and makes the Jeep seem more stable. When I hit the freeway, I drop the fronts down to 2 to smooth out the ride. Granted, this is not a normal situation, but it's nice to be able to do it when needed.
 

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I run 9000's and I couldn't tell you a single negative about them.

Oh, well maybe the fact that I've torn off both adjustment knobs on the rears. :D :D :D But I think that's my fault. :D
 
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