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Old 02-09-2014, 12:55 AM
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What do your guys think bout coil overs. I know coil overs work in jeeps for lifts but what about in my 99 jimmy?
 
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As part of a SAS, they'd be great! For the IFS, not so good.
 
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Sas? Ifs? Lol
 
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sas= Solid axle swap (for the front of the vehicle)
IFS= Independent front suspension. i.e. what you have right now.
 
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You won't be able to use coil overs with your current setup. Your truck uses torsion bars to gain its height. That being said I have seen people instal coil overs in place of there shocks and remove tbars but I have not seen any long term reviews on it and personally don't think I would trust it since those points are not designed to hold the weight of the truck.
 
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I think it could be done well with stronger lower control arms and reinforced shock mount. Would be a completely custom job though cause noone makes stronger lower control arms
 

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Thanks for your inputs! Im not fimiliar much with the coil overs, which is why im asking. I just know it worked in my old jeep.
 
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