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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:27 AM   #31
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I have a feeling you were maxing out the shocks, which can be a very bad thing. They only have a couple inches of travel.

I would look into just replacing the whole thing with the kits mentioned above. Those will be the best bet.

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But with the 6 inch shocks can I just buy the 3inch coils and have a shop put them in?
I would not recommend it. Those shocks are way to long you will still max out the shocks way to fast. Just replace everything with a kit so that you get rid of all that crap under there.

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is it a plink plink kerrrrdunk? or more of a brrrrrconk doc doc miiiidge pang!!!? or is it a badonk ka donk? if it is the latter its just the normal fat *** of the JK

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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:07 AM   #32
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Yeah but I can't spend over $800.
But in theory could I just add larger coils?
Could my arms work with that? I'm not sure if they are stock arms or not and I think larger coils would still be better then what I have now.
How much larger in coils do you think I can go with this setup?
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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:14 AM   #33
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In theory, you could go with coils and shocks.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:23 AM   #34
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My suggestion is go to a local off road shop, or find a off road club near by. Either should be able to diagnose the issue. May be as cheap as buying four correct shocks, slapping them on, and driving on. Or maybe even something simpler. They can help you learn as well, hands on is better than a forum. My 2'''
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Unread 10-16-2013, 05:13 PM   #35
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Alright thanks for the advice guys, I went to a 4x4 shop and they told me they would replace all the parts (arms, springs, shocks, links, ect) for a 4inch lift kit for $1100.
Seems like a good price.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 07:34 PM   #36
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Sounds like $900 too much if all you need is shocks. 4" lift is way overkill w/33's

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Unread 10-16-2013, 08:28 PM   #37
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The guy said 4 inches would be too much for the stock arms.
And the shocks are still 2 inches too much for a 4 inch lift.
Edit: and my budget has changed, my dad is pitching in
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Unread 10-16-2013, 08:39 PM   #38
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I'm curious as to what brand lift they are offering to install for that price.

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Unread 10-16-2013, 08:52 PM   #39
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Dunno yet but all the people at my school got their jeep/truck lifts there. They have some serious lifts. They even create custom parts like bumpers.
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