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post #1 of 7 Old 12-14-2006, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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I recently was able to purchase a 91 MJ Eliminator with 138k on a 4.OL. Cab is pretty decent bed needs some work. It runs excellent, however I am looking for help with one problem. I definitely need some new shocks/coils. It is rather bouncy when I hit a ruff road. I was thing of replacing rear leafs/front coils and shocks. I am not necessarily looking for a lift although I would not mind a small one. What would be the best and most cost effective way to go?

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post #2 of 7 Old 12-15-2006, 03:39 AM
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well you could get coils from a v8 grand cherokee, and maybe a 1" spacer, get the rear leafs re-arched, and add 4 longer shocks should give you a decent looking stance and clear 31's


make sure they are from a v8 ZJ though, any pics?

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post #3 of 7 Old 12-15-2006, 05:43 AM
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I just so happen to have a brand new small lift (3") for sale in the classifieds. . .

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=322663


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post #4 of 7 Old 12-15-2006, 06:06 PM
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Your springs are most likely just fine and your shocks are toast. Get some decent gas charged shocks and you should be good to go.
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Thanks for the info. As far as the lift, do you need SYE or to drop transfer case? Just wondering. I will post some pics as soon as I can.
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post #6 of 7 Old 12-16-2006, 09:27 AM
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Thanks for the info. As far as the lift, do you need SYE or to drop transfer case? Just wondering. I will post some pics as soon as I can.
I have a 3 inch Rancho on mine and didn't need the SYE. If I had it to do over again OME HD 3 inch front springs and Rusty's 4 inch rear Leafs. I have 31's and the fronts rub a bit.

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post #7 of 7 Old 12-16-2006, 12:18 PM
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Thanks for the info. As far as the lift, do you need SYE or to drop transfer case? Just wondering. I will post some pics as soon as I can.

No. Cherokees do, but MJs have a foot more wheelbase and can go ~5" with the stock driveshaft. Be aware that U-joints do not like to have their operating angles changed and it is advised to change those if you add lift.
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