Lift pics and spec thread

Discussion in 'Lift Kit Discussion' started by HoosierJeeper, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. tommudd

    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    lower with the 926/947 springs for one thing by 1/2 inch or so, some like the softer springs but personally I don't . All that we've installed here have always been the 927/948 combo and all have been happy
     
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    No. I may go up to a 265 or 285 eventually. I like the ATs but I've yet to hit the trail. Maybe this weekend?
     
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    I'm running a 3 inch lift and 255 75 17s and I know I have seen the bilsten part numbers befor but I can't find it.. witch ones do I need for the frt? And witch part number dfo i needd for the rear?
     
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    WHICH ones for the Front? It is just the stock ones, rear 99-04 Dodge Dakota 4x4 Clubcab ( yes it makes a difference if you don't have exactly whats above
    JBA sells a bushing kit for them
    What lift do you have ?
     
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    285s ?? 6 inch lift coming soon with 4.56 gears I see
     
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    The lift is a a RC.. it was next to dirt cheap so I went with it.. but with it being lifted now I defiantly need longer shocks all the way around. So your saying dodge Dakota rear shocks will work in the rear of my 03 lib?
     
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    Oh no.. so first of all you’ll need OME 927/948 springs
    Front shocks are #24-139168
    Rear shocks are #24-185660
    Then you can add some clevis lift and rear iso to get a true 3” that will last longer than a couple thousand miles, more like 100k+
     
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    Yes but shocks won't last long nor will the UCAs with that lift
    sorry to tell you , you wasted money and doubt you have even 3 inches of lift unless you replaced the springs as well. Most get 2 inches or so due to sagged springs
    Also get the teraflex front bumpstops right away it will help some in the front

    DODGE DAKOTA 4X4 CLUBCAB , NOT JUST DODGE DAKOTA , COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SHOCKS BETWEEN THE TWO
     
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    I did replace the rear springs as well.. I'm currently running 255 75 17s bfgs the take offs from my wife's jk willies when I lifted it.. I have room for 33s if I wanted to... and ty for the info on the shocks.
     
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    Year Dakota cc should I ask for?

    This was my post above

    WHICH ones for the Front? It is just the stock ones, rear 99-04 Dodge Dakota 4x4 Clubcab ( yes it makes a difference if you don't have exactly whats above
    JBA sells a bushing kit for them
    What lift do you have ?
     
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    I ran over 4 inches of lift and was barely room for 33s no way on a spacer lift, sorry. Plus the need for 4.56 gears and you need at least 4.10s now
     
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    All you need is the P# I provided above, they’re made for a YJ but still work for ours
    If you want to go with the Dodge ones, I’m sure any of the older model ones would work
     
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    Ty.
     
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    99-04 dodge dakota 4x4 clubcab only
     
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    I currently have 373's. Im turning the 255 75 17s pretty easy.. i do have a 5 speed... i am able to use 5tgh gear all day long...
     
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    Another dumb question.. stk Dakota shocks are longer then the kj shocks and will give me my travel?
     
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    Yes
     
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    No and yes, just Dakota shocks NO
    Dakota 4x4 clubcab yes will be right length for a lifted KJ with the bushing kit from JBA

    I keep harping on this since I have told people what to buy, then they buy different and complain
     
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    Must be the only one, buddy said the same thing until he regeared his manual
    Then he said it was like he'd put a V8 in it
    No matter if manual or automatic it helps to regear
    When I first installed 38s on my 79 F150 shortbed ( back in 1980 ) I could drive it as well just fine , but when I regeared then the real fun began
     
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    The manual might be able to compensate better without a regear but it's still far from optimal.