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Unread 03-22-2015, 01:59 PM   #1
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Currie 4" Lift Too Tall

I installed a Savvy/Currie 4" lift last weekend and ended up netting around 6" of lift (compressed spring measurements are 18" front 13" rear). Do the currie springs usually net that much height or could I have gotten the wrong springs? Between that and the 1.25" BL (needed for TT), my rigs looking a little goofy sitting on 33's.

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Unread 03-22-2015, 02:08 PM   #2
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Do you have much in the way of armor, bumpers, etc (i.e. added weight) attached to the Jeep?
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Unread 03-22-2015, 02:14 PM   #3
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All I have id an aftermarket 60" rear bumper from TKH Fab, a TerraFlex TT, and a winch on the stock front bumper.
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Unread 03-22-2015, 02:27 PM   #4
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Currie springs are usually soft. You should double check the part numbers and make sure you got the right springs. Hopefully they settle some but I wouldn't expect 2 inches.
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Here is how its sitting. There is ~10.5" between the top of my rear tire and the lip of the fender flare.

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Here is how its sitting. There is ~10.5" between the top of my rear tire and the lip of the fender flare.

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I don't know how many similarities there is between their 3" and 4" springs, but my Currie 3" netted me exactly 3" in front and about 4" in the back. I chalked that up to a mix of soft top with gutted interior and having thicker tunes on my 8.8 that puts the bottom spring perches up another 5/8". I ended up leaving the Currie 3" in the front and tossing a pair of OME springs (2"ish depending on the jeep) in the back. In my case it made sense, yours is a bit more weird. If think wrong part number but do they even make a 6" spring? I was thinking they only had 3" and 4".
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wtf that thing is riding high lol.
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^^I agree. Here's mine with a Savvy/Currie 3" and 1.25" BL for comparison.
Maybe they sent you 6" springs by mistake? With your TT, I am wondering how your rear driveshaft is not binding at droop. Mine is about maxed.

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Here is what the front passenger side looks like. The part number on the spring is CE-9132F, which according to Currie's website is for a 4" lift.

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Something is wrong with those springs. Just installed currie 4" springs yesterday on a buddies rig with 33's and it looks nothing like your rig
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Unread 03-22-2015, 06:22 PM   #12
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Mine has the same part # the front doesn't look bad something in the rear is wrong
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They didn't send you 2 sets of front springs did they? Would front springs even fit in the back? Never really looked to see if they would go in.
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They didn't send you 2 sets of front springs did they? Would front springs even fit in the back? Never really looked to see if they would go in.
No, they sent me front and back springs. The rear lengths of 13" is only an inch over what the rear should have been, according to the chart in the FAQ.
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That lift looks like a lot, but add 35s and rubi flares and it's similar to mine with the same coils and 1.25" BL. Stubby front bumper w/ winch
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