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Unread 10-06-2014, 08:03 PM   #1
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Planning frankenstien lift

What brand coil spring would you use and why? ( I already have my own opinions but I would like to hear from others to possibly add to , reinforce , or change my opinions.

I am looking at springs in the 2 inch to 3.5 inch lift range for 2 door I wanted 2 inch but the 3 inch (minimum best I can tell) is where you start being able to use geometry goodies like drag link flip track bar brackets etc

help me plan my frankenlift!! lol lookin for spring advice only at this point

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Unread 10-07-2014, 04:55 AM   #2
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Metalcloak, Synergy, Teraflex, and OME.

Which ones and why depends more on the setup of the Jeep and what you want to achieve more than just picking a name.

If you have plans of flipping the draglink and raising the track bar, you'll need to run 3" bump stops without notching the frame. Youll have to have a long coil to accommodate the extended length of the longer shocks that the 3" bump stop will allow for. 2 doors are at a disadvantage when looking for a long coil for a small lift.
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Unread 10-07-2014, 06:24 PM   #3
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I recommend OME as they have a selection of spring rates. That way you can choose the correct one for the way your JK is equipped.

PM me if you'd like pricing or have any questions - I've been an OME dealer forever
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Unread 10-07-2014, 06:42 PM   #4
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ditto - for a frankenlift, which I have, the OMEs have been absolutely great over the years with NO sag. I went with the 2.5 HDs and obtained about 3.2 inches and holding. I used the leveling puck in the front to take the rake out of the JK.
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Consider his use as well, some people bash AEV, but I have nothing but great things to say. I got the 2.5" dualsport with Bilstiein 5100's and it handles amazing on road and flexes great.
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Unread 10-15-2014, 01:25 AM   #6
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If you want a good ride on road ome all the way they ride absolutely amazing its what I'm getting for my lift
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