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Lift kits and shocks

Post by a.saeedahmad@gmail.com » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:16 pm

I am considering buying a lift kit with shocks but can’t decide which brand. Leave the budget a side now.

Which bran is more reliable?

Do i need an adjustable shocks?

Can i go 4inch up with non-adjustable shocks?

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Post by FidoDido » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:36 pm

Hi,

there are many things you need to consider before you're doing the lifting. I assume you have JK. then 2.0 to 2.5 is suitable for the car with no major changes. going higher will required heavy modification, like replacing the drive shaft (front- rear), with 4inch in addition you will need to change the upper & lower arms because you need to get the wheels to the centric position.

of course, adjustable shocks are best but it come with bill :)

You need to ask your self first, why you need to upgrade and what is the purpose otherwise the sky is limit.
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Post by FidoDido » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:38 pm

I would recommend to try the car first with stock shocks and upgrade it gradually. build it as you go.
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Post by a.saeedahmad@gmail.com » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:41 pm

Thanks fido,I actually want a higher clearance having seen other lifted cars and how they perform over certain dunes. Sure part of it is that they are more experienced drivers.

Agree that the 4 inches is too much.

WRT adjustable shocks, would the non-adjustable ones work well both on road and off road?


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Post by a.saeedahmad@gmail.com » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:44 pm

FidoDido wrote:I would recommend to try the car first with stock shocks and upgrade it gradually. build it as you go.
Thanks fidodido.

I have a jk 4 doors. Been several times to the dessert and I actually want a higher clearance having seen other lifted cars and how they perform over certain dunes. Sure part of it is that they are more experienced drivers.

Agree that the 4 inches is too much.

WRT adjustable shocks, would the non-adjustable ones work well both on road and off road?


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Post by a.saeedahmad@gmail.com » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:44 pm

Thanks fidodido.

I have a jk 4 doors. Been several times to the dessert and I actually want a higher clearance having seen other lifted cars and how they perform over certain dunes. Sure part of it is that they are more experienced drivers.

Agree that the 4 inches is too much.

WRT adjustable shocks, would the non-adjustable ones work well both on road and off road?


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Post by a.saeedahmad@gmail.com » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:57 pm

Thanks Amr.


I have a jk 4 doors. Been several times to the dessert and I actually want a higher clearance having seen other lifted cars and how they perform over certain dunes. Sure part of it is that they are more experienced drivers.



Agree that the 4 inches is too much.



WRT adjustable shocks, would the non-adjustable ones work well both on road and off road or better invest in adjustables.

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Post by PHARAOH » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:05 pm

Dune bashing you won't require more than 2.5" lift kit, if you are planning to go rock crawling then you might consider going higher.

FOX shocks would be a good choice, performance & budget wise.
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Post by karam Al janabi » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:16 pm

2.5 inch lift with Falcon Shocks or Fox
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