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Old 07-24-2007
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Should I (suspension)

Replace the stock suspension with stock parts, or wait till I get he custom lift kit for the 4x4 convo.

My suspension is gone. Bumpy as hell and nothing I can do. So my delima is should i for up the cash for the stocker unit, about 600 and some change, or should I wait and get the Rubicon Express 5.5 XJ Long Arm Extreme Duty kit that I want for my conversion? I have put up with the bumpy dead suspension, but that "Ranger Lean" is so pronounced now it isn't funny...
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whats your eta for the new set up
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you can get 4 new shocks for like $60 cant you? if its THAT bad, then go sell em if they have only been on for a few weeks...
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I was thinking the same thing, but I can compress my springs completely with my own weight on the truck. So It woudl tear through them in a hurry.

To answer Silver's question...not sure. My Re-enlistment bonus won't be here until (at earliest) november, and I am either looking at finding a 2002 / 2003 4.0L 5 Speed 4x4 Edge or Level II..... or I will be putting most of it as a down payment on a brand new civic..... since I need something WAY MORE RELIABLE than my truck, and way more economic. Still trying to play the field out... so to speak.
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leveling coils are 225 bucks i had them in my old truck, worked great. the stock ones were shot on mine too, and putting them in made it safer to drive


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yea... see, I know that IF I can get the brand new civic (which I am hoping to cause I will be doing lots of driving between here and Nashville) I will keep this 94 and make her a SAS / 302 V8 Project truck. Totally convert her and have fun doing it, learning fab work along the way and everything.

If I can't get the Civic, then I am looking for a 2002 / 2003 Edge 4x4 or Level II as previously stated...

I was thinking about those leveling springs.... which would allow me to fit 31's under the front without rub! That would help me greatly. Can you get me some info as to where I can find them please
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