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post #1 of 12 Old 10-10-2010, 02:04 AM Thread Starter
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coil over or long arm

I have a four inch sky jacker installed now I want to run 35's and have alot more articulation what are the pos and cons of a coil over lift, wich would you suggest a 6" long arm kit or a coil over and why. I already have installed adjusted upper control arms front and rear and SYE kit with CV drive shaft plan on the 4wd shifter relocation bracket or correction kit any advice would be highly appreciated thanks guys

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post #2 of 12 Old 10-10-2010, 02:12 AM
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Long arm.
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Are you saying you would consider running coil overs with out a long arm setup?
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post #4 of 12 Old 10-10-2010, 06:36 AM
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You should run long arms when running coil overs. So i think your best bet would be get long arm suspension first then when your ready swap to coilovers.
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Are you saying you would consider running coil overs with out a long arm setup?
sure, why not
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post #6 of 12 Old 12-07-2010, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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I got ya, so the coil overs are more like an upgrade for an existing long arm suspension lift? What are the advantages of coil over springs as to a long arm suspension with the supplied coil springs
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post #7 of 12 Old 12-07-2010, 03:48 PM
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just curious..are you going to be installing these coilovers yourself?? because your going to need to do a ton of research check out the coilover bible or whatever it is on pirate. it will shed tons of light on your questions.

here is the link: http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billav...lovers/Part_1/

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I don't think the coil over would gain you much with short arms, definitely long arms first.

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thanks guys for your input I really appreciate it
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post #11 of 12 Old 12-07-2010, 08:42 PM
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seems like a lot of internet babble here.

The good advice that was given was to read the Pirate4x4 coilover link provided. There is a lot to be learned...it isn't just "Eh, I want coilovers"

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post #12 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 01:05 AM Thread Starter
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Well I researched the pirate 4x4 website, and i have to say I am highly impressed I found all the info I needed and realize the long arm six inch kit is all i will need thanks for the insight guys
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