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post #1 of 3 Old 07-24-2010, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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Coil Spacer Question

Did the regular search but still wanted to ask, you never know what answers you'll get I just like to get as much input as possible. Right now I have the Mopar 2" coils kit, I went with this because I wanted to try and preserve my warranty. I wish I would have just gone bigger to start, I was torn between the horror stories about getting my VIN red flagged and having what I wanted.
So now I'm contemplating adding 1" spring spacers to what I have, what do
I need to account for as far as shock travel, brake line and drive lines or anything else I'm not in the know about. I'll deal with the Dealer when and if that ever happens. Thanks
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post #2 of 3 Old 07-24-2010, 04:40 AM
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The " I should have gone bigger" regrets. I did the same thing. Once you reach 3" in lift you will really need to contend with other parts needing upgrading, some immediately, some eventually.

Most shocks are labeled for different lift heights. Some for less than two inch lifts and others for 3-4 or 5-6 inch lifts. Once you hit three inches of lift there is the real concern over keeping proper geometry for axles and drive lines. I would strong consider waiting till you can address some of these issues in a more complete kit, that will include, proper shocks, control arms, trackbars, extended break lines and the such. You will eventually need to consider aftermarket shafts as well.



There are some really nice and generally complete lift kits on the market.

08 2dr X, Rock Krawler Arms and front truss, C Gussets, FT 3" Springs, JKS Trackbars & Discos, AEV Snorkel, Warn Front Bumper, Rancho Rear Bumper, 35" BFG KM2, Recon 10500 Winch, Synthetic Line, Coast Rear Shaft 1350, KC Slimlites, Cobra 75 CB
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post #3 of 3 Old 07-28-2010, 01:52 PM
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Just sell the coils and by a complete lift kit, in the long run you'll be better off

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