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Old 09-18-2010, 11:47 AM
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Are Bj's 4in lift springs flexable?

I'm thinking about getting some 4inch lift springs for the front of my Wagoneer.
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Old 09-18-2010, 10:51 PM
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Old 09-18-2010, 11:21 PM
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Theyre not bad, you just need to break them in and they flex just fine. Theyre a lot more flexable than my Rusty's springs. And what are you going to do to lift the rear?
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:15 AM
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The jeep is already lifted but the front has shackles and they catch on everything.Here's a pic.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:19 AM
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I already have blocks for the back.
4 inch blocks?!
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:43 AM
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I would do a rear shackle flip
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:19 AM
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After i broke mine in they really flex quite nice actually. I was pretty suprised at how well she flexed in some washed out roads. I say go for it. But get the rear springs too. Lift blocks can be bad juju
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Old 09-19-2010, 04:58 PM
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Mine have softened up w/ some repetive flexing..enough that I will be relocating some shackle mounts.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:13 PM
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This thread answered a lot of questions for me... What ever its worth.

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Spring over axle in the front and shackle reversal in the rear...
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Old 09-20-2010, 03:34 AM
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Keep the stock springs and do a SOA kit on the front. It will flex much better.
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uhhh..... anything is better than that ghetto fab front shackle hanger thingy you have in there now!!

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Old 09-20-2010, 07:23 PM
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I was planing on putting a set of 35s on it in the next few months, I'll do the shackleflip with the blocks and put a bar from the axle to the frame.
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