Front end sag after winch/bumper install -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 02-18-2009, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: MD
Posts: 6
Front end sag after winch/bumper install

I have read several posts about spacers and lifts to level my JK after adding 225 lbs to the front end. My first question is what if I don't level it? Will driving on and offroad with the low front end damage anything? Also, what brand coil spacer is recommended? 3/4" should do, yes? Would it be better to just get longer coils? I don't have any lift kit and would like to hold off lifting for a while. Thanks for any advise for this NOOB!


sailr4 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 02-18-2009, 08:45 AM
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lufkin
Posts: 583
The JK already has a natural rake to it stock (down in the front). So the .75" spacers are only going to get you back to stock.

You need to decide how much wheelin your going to do and research the 2.5" and up lifts. Most of the kits do a good job of leveling the Jk out, Some have still had to add the .75" spacers to make up for the winch and bumper.

Goodluck and enjoy!
Swagger is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 02-18-2009, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: MD
Posts: 6
Thanks! Yea, Im just trying to get back to stock for now. Lift might come later.
sailr4 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Rugged Ridge Mod Bumper and winch install question? 1398653 JK Wrangler Technical Forum 6 01-25-2010 06:51 AM
Bumper and winch install ChuckTe TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 2 09-22-2009 12:17 PM
Front bumper: how to remove the cover to install the mounting plate for the winch? JeepBone JK Wrangler Technical Forum 24 03-13-2009 08:40 PM
winch install on factory bumper PAvementENDS JK Wrangler Technical Forum 9 12-12-2008 05:35 PM
Sagging Front Spring after Winch / Bumper Install Filmpros JK Wrangler Technical Forum 19 11-27-2008 09:45 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome