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Which Shocks???

I have heard of some horror stories about the rear after market shocks being too STIFF!

I am going to get either a BDS or RR liift.

Which after market shocks retain the closest to stock ride?

Thanks

Jim
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Please someone... I want to porder my lift in the next day or two...

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I'm using the Bilsteins, and they give a nice controlled ride. The also don't top-out like the OEM ones do with a lift.

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I have the standard shocks that come with the Superlift kit (not the remote reservoir shocks) and they seem to ride very nice. I have had the lift in for only about a week, though - so this is just my first impression.
MUCH better ride in the rear than the RR lift w/ RR shocks.
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milkman - shocks that I am talking about are the "superride", part #88200 for the Jeep XK Commander
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HEMI,

I assume that the lift itself has nothing to do with ride since it is just spacers in the rear correct?

Jim
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I assume that the lift itself has nothing to do with ride since it is just spacers in the rear correct?

Jim
Are you referring to the RR or Superlift?
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I was assuming that both and all kits just have a spacer in the rear?

ON a 2" kit. NOT A 4"

Am I wrong?

I was going to get a RR lift

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I was assuming that both and all kits just have a spacer in the rear?

ON a 2" kit. NOT A 4"

Am I wrong?

I was going to get a RR lift

Jim
You are correct. Spacers for the 2" kits. However, you do have to change the shocks in the rear, or else the stock ones will top out. The RR lift gives you the option to order the shocks with or without the kit.

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DOES ANYBODY HAVE THE P/N FOR THE BILSTEIN SHOCKS?

How have the Superlift shocks been so far?
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