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Old 04-30-2019, 07:55 PM
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So one of my front shocks is gone blew bearing

now should I go with the 2 inch lift plus the skeleton towers ??

My towers donít look bad but I heard the Atlantic British skeleton towers are a big improvement. Thoughts ??

Or stick with stock medium duty springs and shocks terrafirm ? Will I regret it later not getting the 2 inch lift
 
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I guess I'm out on left field in the dark.
Shocks don't have bearings.
Not sure what difference a shock tower could make. Can't effect damping or ride.
A lift is a nice improvement in my eyes as these rigs sit very low stock.
 
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I decided to install the terrafirma 2 inch lift kit

suprised to find out they are made in China
 
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Originally Posted by redwhitekat View Post
I decided to install the terrafirma 2 inch lift kit

suprised to find out they are made in China
Don't feel bad we all make the TF mistake at least once.

 
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Just started mounting mine yesterday. Video from lucky8 makes it easy and I am a complete noob!

Easier than I thought it would be!
 
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Originally Posted by cvhyatt View Post
Just started mounting mine yesterday. Video from lucky8 makes it easy and I am a complete noob!


Easier than I thought it would be!

i got my rear done yesterday
the springs are really hard to get it I had to use spring compressors to get mine in and my axels are dropped all the way. Itís been a real pain
 
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Bottle jack between the axle & frame = coils will go right in (on the rear remove the 13mm nut on each side that secured the ABS/brake line to get more flex). I haven’t used those crazy spring compressors in years.
 
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Bottle jack between the axle & frame = coils will go right in (on the rear remove the 13mm nut on each side that secured the ABS/brake line to get more flex). I havenít used those crazy spring compressors in years.
u mean to force the axle down more
 
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Originally Posted by redwhitekat View Post
u mean to force the axle down more
works like a charm.
 
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Once the rear brake line bracket is loose (you gain more slack) yep you pump the bottle jack a few times & either remove or install your coil spring.
 

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