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post #1 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 10:41 AM Thread Starter
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New winch and bumper installed, now the front sags

I knew before this that this would happen, but didn't realize it would do it this much. Man, you can really feel the weight in the front end now. haha. Anyways, the front seems to have come down about an inch. Is there anything I can do to offset this?
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post #2 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 10:52 AM
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Common fix is to shove a 3/4" coil spacer in the front.

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What type of lift do you have, if any?
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post #3 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 11:24 AM
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My OME lift kit came with a front end spacer for just this issue...I think it was 1/2 inch and leveled things out.

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post #4 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 11:52 AM
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When I installed my winch and f/bumper the front rake went down quite a bit. I installed a ¾” spacer which helped somewhat, but should have put a 1-3/4 inch spacer instead. Never did though because I was going to lift it. Drove like that for almost a year.
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post #5 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 02:17 PM
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I installed factory Rubi Unlimited springs, brought it up nice and almost a year and still sitting pretty!http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/u...sahara-801457/
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post #6 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 02:23 PM
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Yup, my Jeep was looking lowered when I did all of that with no lift. I did a teraflex 2.5 inch lift with shocks and springs and it leveled right out. Just remember, if you get it more level than stock the hood is going to start to flutter :-)
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post #7 of 7 Old 04-26-2010, 06:08 PM
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You could also add a nice heavy bumper to the back
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