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post #1 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
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Should I replace the front springs?

Over the weekend i intend to swap out all the front end bushes and replace tie rod ends, ball joints, steering damper and shocks. I hadn't anticipated changing the coil springs as they "look" ok but given that they are 18 years old and have covered 210K miles should i just go ahead and chnage them anyway? If so are there any recommended brands or at least ones that i should stay away from?

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:13 PM
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Old man emu for the springs

98' ZJ 4.0
4.5" short arm, 33" Courser MXTs, custom stubby bumper, skids, someother stuff
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post #3 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:15 PM
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That's about when I changed mine, I'd recommend skyjacker if you have a lift
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post #4 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:19 PM Thread Starter
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No lift and i want to keep it stock for now. If i change the fronts should i also do the rears or is that overkill? The rears "look" good as well.
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post #5 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:22 PM
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I didn't have enough money to do all 4 but if you can afford it I would
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post #6 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 01:25 PM
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I also thought mine looked good until I took em off and found both fronts were broken lol, those were tough country
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