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Best Shocks for 2-3" lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Toy Yoda, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Oct 25, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    Toy Yoda

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    Just trying to get peoples opinions on rear suspension set ups, what shocks would you put on a 2-3" block/leaf spring lift in the rear?

    I'd say OME or Bilstein

    (i'm trying to decide what to go with on my rear)
     
  2. Oct 25, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    Don't do blocks, they allow some axle wrap, especially at that size.

    Personally, I have the fox 2.0 racing shox on my rear and absolutely love them. Soft as a caddy on the road but so nice offroad! You'll want 'extended travel' shocks, as stock shocks are not recommended for that ride height.
     
  3. Oct 25, 2011 at 12:38 PM
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    Agreed skip the blocks get a new leaf pack or at least an AAL.
    And I hate to ask what you have up front because I think I know.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    I vote 5100s.
     
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    Get rid of the blocks, put on an add a leaf for cheap, or go with leaf pack for more money. Blstn 5100's are great and so are the OME nitros. What do you have up front? Try having the same brand all the way around.
     
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