As we all know, I tried to turn the stock Rubicon shock into a pretzel with moderate success. Knowing that I'm going with a taller lift in the future, and I'm already sitting a couple inches higher from my OME coil, I purchased some Rancho RS9000X shocks from Currie with their front adapters.
Comparison of the new shock with the old stock Rubicon shock that I ghetto mod'd:
Two Rancho RS9000X front shocks with Curries adapter kit:
I'm going to take pics as I go along, but have some questions first.
Only the smallest of those metal bushings (?) fit inside the rubber bushing, and if it's in there, the bolt doesn't go in. My assumption is these are not needed for the JK application...help?
Second, WTF is up with all billion of those washers?!
Now if SDMF or gt3073b could chime in here...
This is what I have going for the bottom of the shock:
Where are those washers supposed to sit? Any on the inside, or all on the outside of the bracket?
And this is what I have going for the top of the shock:
Thanks for any help on this!