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Unread 06-23-2013, 10:33 AM   #1
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Opinions on these strut spacers?

Hey guys. I'm wondering if anyone has any input on one vs the other. I will be ordering one of them soon and wanted to hear what you guys thought.

http://www.rustysoffroad.com/jeep-su...tes-xk-wk.html

http://www.rocky-road.com/wktrimpacker.html

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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:07 AM   #2
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I had the Rusty's prior to the RC lift. But i feel like both the Rustys and RRO are very similar.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:11 AM   #3
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They do seem very similar. The RRO seems to get a bit more height out of it from the descriptions. Why did you remove yours?
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:27 AM   #4
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With the RC spacer lift they made the front sit to high, Ill definitely put them back on if the front drops to much after armor and winch.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:41 AM   #5
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Ah. That makes sense. I would probably end up with the same issue once I install my RRO lift in a couple weeks.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 06:53 PM   #6
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Just wondering is an alignment necessary if I just add these to level out the front of my WK
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Unread 06-23-2013, 07:02 PM   #7
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I didn't get an alignment afterwards, and never had an issue.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 06:27 PM   #8
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You should always get an alignment after altering the suspension geometry.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 08:29 AM   #9
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Does anybody have a picture of there wk with just these spacers installed? Will the RRO spacer actually lift more then the rustys one because there is a bit of a price difference between them? I just want to boost it up a bit. I want to get an RC lift but im afraid that it will look stupid with my 245/70/17 duratracs, and they are brand new so I wont be getting new tires anytime soon, So these small strut spacers are the next best thing for me i guess.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 11:35 AM   #10
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I ran these for a while with 245/70-17, looks great but could use an extra pair to get rid of the nose down stink bug look. Just search I know I posted pics
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Unread 07-22-2013, 11:58 AM   #11
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I ran these for a while with 245/70-17, looks great but could use an extra pair to get rid of the nose down stink bug look. Just search I know I posted pics
Which brand did you run, rustys or rro? I will try to find your pictures, should help get rid of the extreme nose down position ha.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 05:22 PM   #12
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If someone could let me know if the RRO actually gives more lift it would be great. The rustys spacer is $20 cheaper with shipping to my door included, so I need to know which one is a better bang for my buck. Please let me know.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 05:54 PM   #13
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If someone could let me know if the RRO actually gives more lift it would be great. The rustys spacer is $20 cheaper with shipping to my door included, so I need to know which one is a better bang for my buck. Please let me know.
Considering the RRO is gonna give you around 1/4 to 3/8 more - maybe - and not really noticeable - I'd go with the Rusty's for 20 bucks less.

FWIW I have Rusty's spacers on my OME HD and it's perfect - sits at 22.75" hub to fender.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 06:07 PM   #14
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Okay awesome thats good to know for when my warranty runs out and I can put on a lift. Thanks.
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Unread 07-22-2013, 06:28 PM   #15
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I'm running JBA strut spacers and 245/70R17 Destination ATs. Second best mod so far. Superchip being the first.
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