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post #1 of 9 Old 04-05-2013, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
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Iro 2" bb

So I'm considering of picking up the 2" BB from IRO - I'm thinking of just living with the Rancho 5000 shocks I have on it now for a while to see how it rides. From what I understand I'm only going to add about 1.75" technically...so I'm thinking the stock length shocks will be okay for a while - am I correct?


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Also, when I add the 2" pucks, I'm upgrading the front & rear sway bars and links and all the control arms. Replacing the CAs seems easier than just the bushings.

So, while I'm doing these things - is there anything else suspension related I should consider doing?

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post #3 of 9 Old 04-06-2013, 12:11 AM
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Save up and get the 3.5 kit from IRO , I ran the BB for a year till I upgraded. I got new shocks with it when I got the BB

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The issue I have is that I'm not ready to get wheels & tires and I'm concerned a 3.5" lift with stock wheels/tires will look silly. Or should I just be thick skinned and drive it with the lift until I'm ready to go bigger on the tires?

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If anyone asks, tell them that due to the sequester, your tires are on furlough. Get the 3.5.

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Don't forget to hit me up for any IRO items you may want. I'm an IRO dealer and would be very happy to assist.

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Great - I definitely will - thanks Nick.

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post #8 of 9 Old 04-06-2013, 03:13 PM
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No need to do sway bars really. On my 2" I'm running stock sways no problem. But if your gonna shell out the money for new CA's, definitely just get the 3.5. I wish I skipped the 2" since I already ordered the benchmark kit from iro. I'm kicking myself for wasting the money on the 2" only to upgrade 3 months later, and trust me you'll want to upgrade lol
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Yeah - the only reason I'm doing the sway bars is because I have them - and have had them.....for a while. LOL! Bushings on all suspension parts are shot on this beast - so I figured instead of changing bushings - I might as well upgrade the parts with new bushings.

I picked up a brand new Hellwig rear sway bar from a guy on CL on the cheap....and picked up an Addco front sway bar from Kolak - so when I make a decision on the lift - I'll just intall everything at once. Looking forward to it - it will be fun!

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