post #1 of Old 04-09-2009, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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4" shocks with 3 inch lift

I have a deal where i can get
2x Bilstein 5100 TJ 97-06 Standard Front (+) 4" of Lift
2x Bilstein 5100 TJ 97-06 Standard Rear (+) 4" of Lift

all for 150 bucks brand new

question is I have a 3 inch Rock crawler lift int he the garage will there be any down fall using these shocks. All i can think of if it was to get over compressed?
Is this going to be an issue?

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post #2 of Old 04-09-2009, 12:17 PM
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Install them and check the shock as you fully compress your suspension one side at a time. I can't think of any other problems you would have other than over compressing them, they certainly won't over extend.

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post #3 of Old 04-09-2009, 09:23 PM
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they work good with 3" coils, need a minimum of 2" bumpstops so they won't bottome out, they will allow the coils to unseat fully drooped.

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they work good with 3" coils, need a minimum of 2" bumpstops so they won't bottome out, they will allow the coils to unseat fully drooped.

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