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post #1 of 7 Old 04-02-2009, 09:28 AM Thread Starter
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Front rake with Poly 3"

Who has experienced a sizeable front rake with the Poly 3" on a 2 door? I only have a little c- channel bumper and the Warn 9.0RC winch...not a ton of weight up front, and it's pretty bad.

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I didn't, but I have the 4 door. I forget if they have separate springs for 2 or 4 door. You might check that.

Also, have you checked to make sure you have the right springs. Shipping mistakes do happen.

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This is not uncommon with most springs. I can't speak directly for the 2 door, but I've found that as little as 80-100 lbs front or rear will make quite a difference on the 4 door.

With both Superlift 4" springs and Poly 4.5" springs, every time I changed the weight at one end with bumpers, winch, spare tire, even a Tuffy drawer full of tools, I had to resort to spacers to level it out.

BTW I have various spacers laying around, if you want them just let me know.
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What are your thoughts on the ACCOS Phil? I was thinking about going that route in case I change soemthing else, which will almost definitely happen lol.

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I had to play the spacer game also up front. I am running the Poly 3" springs on my 4 door. Phil nailed it on the head though. Once I add my rack in the rear and a tire carrier, I'll be messin with spacers again. The Acos are a cool idea but damn expensive. Post up some picts if you go that way.

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I'm a 4 door but I had some rake problems too.
I used to run PP 3" springs in back and 3" springs + 2.5" spacers up front to level it with a RR front bumper/winch and a rockhard rear bumper/carrier with a 35" mud grappler and a hi-lift on it.
Now I'm running 3" rear springs and 4.5" fronts with no spacers and it sits pretty level.

This pic was with 3" springs all the way around, no spacers but with a mopar front bumper/winch but before the rockhard rear bumper
so I had it lopsided with a real front bumper and no rear - mega rake!


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What are your thoughts on the ACCOS Phil? I was thinking about going that route in case I change soemthing else, which will almost definitely happen lol.

dude......

lets see here

sell front fox RR shocks = +400??
sell brand new poly coils= +100??
dont buy thge acos = +275
sell the poly front shock relocaters=????


so far we are up to over 700buxs

the way i see it thats time for these

http://f-o-a.com/shop/index.php?main...bd49350dea0e8b

i mean $700 will pay for the coilovers and the springs...........all you will be out is the mounting and you can adjust the ride hight and valving till your blue in the face
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