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Unread 03-13-2010, 07:10 PM   #1
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Can i run 4 inch lift shocks..with 3 in lift

So i need new shocks, my sway bar link broke... im looking at going up another 1 1/2 in soon... but need shocks, and sway bar link now.. can i put the sway bar links that are for 4 inch and up on, as well as shocks that are 4-5 inch of lift with out a problem..?

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Unread 03-13-2010, 09:41 PM   #2
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Just a thought... While adding the shocks and sway bar links now, why don't you also add spring spacers to get the height right. Then later on replace the spacers with 4-1/2" springs?

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Unread 03-14-2010, 06:25 AM   #3
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but then i also need a drop pitman arm, and new control arms, right?
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Control arms - yes. Drop pitman arm - no. The ZJ pitman arm is already dropped.

Check out the current thread in which the writer is asking about Dodge Ram springs. There is a good discussion going on about springs.

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i ran 2in shocks on 4in of lift for a while, it was fine unless i hit a large bump (speedbump at 20ish or something) it would bottom out the shocks and sound like the world was going to end
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Unread 03-14-2010, 03:19 PM   #6
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well i should not have a problem bottoming out, as im prob running the opposite of u, larger shocsk than the lift...
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