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Unread 10-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #1
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Best Riding Lift?

Just looking for some opinions for the best riding lift for the WK. Considering about 2-3 inches of lift on a CRD.

I've had a lifted 4runner before, it rode kind of crappy. I'm currently driving a Ford Raptor now and realize i'm a bit spoiled with the suspension travel- rides like a caddy.

So, what are some options for lifts? Price isn't really an issue. I've heard good things about the OME lift, so let me know what you guys think!

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Unread 10-05-2013, 08:45 PM   #2
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OME or Bilstein. The rest are just spacers. The Bilstein probably rides the best. My old RK lift was rough even with OME shocks. I loved the OME on all my Jeeps though. I was going to go the OME route but at $500 difference it was a no brainer for me.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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So the Bilstein's are just shock/ struts and no spring swap?
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Unread 10-05-2013, 09:11 PM   #4
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So the Bilstein's are just shock/ struts and no spring swap?
correct.

I just did OME HD (shocks/struts/coils) all the way around on my rig. Also replaced strut mounts, isolators all the way around, and sway bar bushings. Very very happy with the improved ride quality.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 09:14 PM   #5
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Thanks Jared.

So what about the ride quality is improved? Forgive me, I don't even own a WK yet so i'm unsure how most of them ride.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 09:20 PM   #6
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mine has ~80k on it and still had all the factory stuff, needless to say it rode like garbage. anything probably would have been a huge improvement imo. if nothing else, very happy with the stance the jeep has now.
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Unread 10-05-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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So the Bilstein's are just shock/ struts and no spring swap?

Yes. That is something you might think about depending on how many miles are on the coils. Mine only have 75k on them and are in great shape. The OME might be the way to go if you need new springs.
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Best ride with a CRD I'd say get the OME HD coils in the front and MD in the rear. That is unless you plan to add some weight to the rear end and/or a set of sliders, then get the HD for the rear as well. Get the OME struts/shocks to go with their coils. OME specifically engineered the coils and shocks to work perfectly together, and they did an amazing job! You can mix and match parts, but if you want the best feeling and most controlled ride, then stick with the full OME kit.
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Unread 10-06-2013, 02:51 PM   #9
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What about this setup? http://4xguard.com/grand-cherokee-20...2005-2010.html Super expensive!
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Unread 10-06-2013, 11:15 PM   #10
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Well sure if you want to spend $3500 on a 2-3" lift when you can spend $700-1000 on one that will work just as good!
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Unread 10-07-2013, 07:53 AM   #11
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Best ride with a CRD I'd say get the OME HD coils in the front and MD in the rear. That is unless you plan to add some weight to the rear end and/or a set of sliders, then get the HD for the rear as well. Get the OME struts/shocks to go with their coils. OME specifically engineered the coils and shocks to work perfectly together, and they did an amazing job! You can mix and match parts, but if you want the best feeling and most controlled ride, then stick with the full OME kit.
^^^ x2

OME really has hit the mark when it comes to our WK platform. Flatout a great product and suspension upgrade.
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Unread 10-07-2013, 08:21 AM   #12
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Same, OME complete lift rides very smooth.
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Sweet deal, thanks guys.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 09:14 PM   #14
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Where's the best place to buy the OME HD setup?
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Where's the best place to buy the OME HD setup?
PM Kolak on here and he will get you setup

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