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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-11-2000, 02:20 PM
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Need Shock HELP PLEASE

I have an 87 wrangler with a 4inch pro comp lift and 1-3/4 shackles I need new rear shocks because the ones that are on thier are in really bad shape, but the problem is I need new ones by thursday and do not know which ones to get how do i figure out what size i need and i am looking at the rancho RSX any seggestions

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Re: Need Shock HELP PLEASE

I think the ones that came with the pro crap lift are approx. the same as the rancho 5000 series. Don't know about the RSX. Most people here will agree the best shocks to get would be the Rancho 9000 adjustables. But I wouldn't get just rears, I would get all four. They would really improve the ride.Just my $.02...

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Re: Need Shock HELP PLEASE

I'd go for the 9000's if you had the green, and then if you even have some more green I'd get the incab controler, it will make your life easier. They are worth it, if you need shocks by thurs and can't find a shop close by call 4wheel parts, they'll have them in stock even though they might not have the best price.
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Are you looking for a smoother ride? I mean with those procomp springs no matter what shock you get the ride will not improve that greatly... A few members in our club had this discussion on my CJ.... I decided to buy the RS5000s instead of forking out the cash for the 9000s.. Also do yourself a favor and get the whole set not just the rears.. The size should be a for a 4in lift..

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Re: Need Shock HELP PLEASE

mm.. i had a pro comp 4" lift.. and thought it was great.. soft.. flexed well.. all lifts at first will be stiff.. you need to get out and use them to soften them up.. i myself would never run another shock except for the 9000's.. had those 5000's once.. way to stiff.. the adjustables.. you can set to your liking.. they were so good.. i took the sway bar off the front.. and just ran them on 4.. couldnt tell it wasnt there..
go 9000's.. you wont be sorry.. and if you want to do some work.. i would try to flex out your ride.. and measure.. from extended to compressed.. and get a shock made for that.. not just a standard 4" shock.. since you also have that shackle lift..
all depends on how much you use it.. and how good you want this to work..



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