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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-26-2000, 05:24 PM
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Superlift or Rancho????

I am going to purchase a small lift kit to relieve my 50+ year old spring packs on my CJ2A. I am now confused as to who sells a softer riding spring, or a kit of better quality. Or is this the same as the Chevy vs Ford thing? I am only going to use the 1" or the 2.5" kit so its not going to be too radical. I am already running 32x11.5's
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Re: Superlift or Rancho????

From what I have heard of the Rancho's, they sag. The Superlift Superride or the Skyjacker SoftRide both do very well for what you're looking for. I know people running both for years with no problems.

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Re: Superlift or Rancho????

I do not know personaly about super lift but I can give 1st hand knowledge of the Rancho 2.5 lift as it has been on my 87 YJ for about 6 years. Stiff, stiff, stiff, stiff,, did I mention how stiff they were? But they have NOT sagged in those 6 years and have been very well used. They give me a great highway ride(stability) but are harsh with bumps and pot holes. I don't even have to have the track bars,stabilizers attached its so stiff. They do seem to flex well off road but I would like a little more from a suspension (flex). If you don't mind a rough ride oit is a good way to go.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]
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Re: Superlift or Rancho????

The Superlift is the best for the money. I had a Skyjacker and it sagged 1 1/2" in a year. The superlift seems to ride better the more weight I add. Priced right too. I do use the Skyjacker Hydro shocks instead of superlifts. I think they perform a little better. Chad

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Re: Superlift or Rancho????

what about the skyjacker setup with rancho 9000 shocks? you could adjust them to compensate for the sag???

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