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Unread 11-08-2006, 09:46 PM   #1
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for the guys with lowered xj's

Hey guys, I have a 98 sport and was wondering how you lowered your jeeps and how much it was lowered as a result. I am looking to do this in the near future and i'm trying to find the best way to go about it. Thanks in advance.

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Unread 11-08-2006, 10:13 PM   #2
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F150 cut coils. Stiffer springs, better handling. Can't lower it more than ~2" or you'll play tag with your oil pan.
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Unread 11-08-2006, 10:28 PM   #3
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tj springs for a stock ride but 1" lower
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Unread 11-09-2006, 04:37 PM   #4
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So cut F-150 coils for the front. What about the rear.
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Unread 11-09-2006, 05:23 PM   #5
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1965-1979 Ford 3/4 ton Full size pick-up springs are the ones you want. Advance Auto Part part# CS8228.

http://www.partsamerica.com/ProductL...tnumber=CS8228
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Unread 11-11-2006, 01:16 PM   #6
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I am also Interested about the rear as well....how would one go about lowering it?
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Unread 11-11-2006, 01:21 PM   #7
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do an axle over spring.
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Unread 11-11-2006, 01:25 PM   #8
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Mine is already a spring under and it still dosn't sit low enough...Is there any other way. Some guy was telling me to put lift block on top of the springs and then put the axle on the lift blocks to lower in stead of lift it.
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Unread 11-11-2006, 04:15 PM   #9
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Spring under with stock springs should easily tag the bumpstops ...
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Unread 11-11-2006, 04:36 PM   #10
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Spring under with stock springs should easily tag the bumpstops ...
Yeah...spring under has to be at least a 3" drop just from looking at the geometry.
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Unread 11-12-2006, 11:49 AM   #11
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i don't know if maybe mine is goofy or something but I've got a spring under and have still got a solid 3" of travel before touching the bumpstops. idk if thats wierd or not...
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Unread 11-12-2006, 12:06 PM   #12
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your profile says you have a D35 front....true?
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Unread 11-12-2006, 03:36 PM   #13
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dude it's a jeep if you want somthing THAT low get an s-10 lol. if you do want it lower then yes put like an inch lift block in between the spring and axle, now come on was that to hard to think of?
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Unread 11-12-2006, 04:10 PM   #14
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What is involved in a spring under setup? I know what the end product is, just not sure how to go about doing it.

Do you flip the axle or something so the leaf perches are facing under?
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Unread 11-12-2006, 04:49 PM   #15
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no cut off the leaf perches then ether re use the old ones if they are in good shape or get new ones and weld them back on on the otherside of the axle.
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