Rock krawler sent me correct bolts and new forks, that is it! One day, while the vehicle was swaying, it left the roadway and struck the guard rail. We do offer new upgraded front strut shocks for your Jeep Grand Cherokee. The installation manual is easy to read and comes with photos to follow along with. This is the easiest Jeep on the planet in our opinion to install a lift for, so don't be gun-shy if you want to try your own hand at it. You get superior valving for excellent ride quality on this upgraded shock. This allows the shock to offer the best balance of comfort and stability for any driving situation. The piston rod guide and seal are one piece, preventing contamination from entering the shock while staying nearly friction free.
Just a really great suspension upgrade, easy to do while you have things apart installing your lift system. We're here to help - please call us at 1-800-358-4751. The difference in Bilstein shocks starts with their high-pressure nitrogen gas charge. We'll let those guys have their fun and maybe even watch their videos sometimes, but we know what real world folks drive. The design of the knuckle assembly makes it close quarters width-wise for oversize tire fitment. In a traditional shock when placed under a high demand the heat and foaming will cause a loss of performance called fade.
Also available are the Rocky Road lift kits packaged with the Rancho 9000 Adjustable rear shocks. For this reason, we offer a full suspension lift with shocks, and without. Click pic for larger view. By applying a high-pressure nitrogen charge to the oil, Bilstein has eliminated the possibility of shock fading. The difference continues in the quality of the components and the innovation that make up a Bilstein shock. Some vehicles have had a recall on this but I don't see any for my year. It continues to have this wobble sound along with the steering wheel shaking off and on.
While our lift will create the vertical height you need, you will have to watch the width and backspacing carefully. . The action of the moving oil will generate heat and may cause the oil to foam. Our system retains your factory springs so your ride quality and load capacity are not diminished. This means they are incredibly expensive to service and repair. These are items that you may not be able to see, but you will be able to feel.
The struts found in our pricing guide below are the world famous Old Man Emu struts. Bilstein shocks provide excellent control, precise handling, incredible comfort and durable performance. I did some research and the only thing matched what happen was the Jeep death wobble. The mechanic also stated one ball joint was rusted and pitted and the other black and shinny. We will be happy to explain why Rocky Road is the best.
As I was leaving a shopping center about 40 miles away from my house my Jeep and as I entered onto the interstate the Jeep acted like I was having a flat tire with the steering wheel shaking and giving me a lot of vibration and the flop flop sound you get from a flat tire. All shock absorbers use oil to dampen road forces, the oil is forced through orifices and valves inside the shock to resist flowing and as it resists flowing it keeps your vehicle from bouncing with every change in the road. They call it the Bilstein difference — a difference shown through numerous and countless motorsports victories. Any kits you might stumble across that use an inside strut spacer will stiffen the vehicle so much as to make this ride quality very uncomfortable. The service 4-wheel drive indicator light came on the dash before I shut the ignition off. Mopar can choose any lift system, they have come to Rocky Road since there is no better suspension.
We've received many questions on tire sizing with this lift. Check kit for more information about installation, applications, contents, etc. Worn or inferior shocks can cause excessive tire wear along with premature failure of ball joints, tie rod ends, and other suspension components. Put flashers on and headed up the road slowly not going over 45 mph. The kit with shocks is equipped with our Rocky Road engineered shocks. The incident was not reported to the police and no one was injured. The contact stated that the front driver side wheel detached from the vehicle.
The piston rod is plated in hard chrome and finished extremely smooth. The vehicle was taken to the service dealer who repaired the wiper motor. This lift component mounts outside of the factory strut and so avoids stiffening the suspension. I pressed gently on the gas pedal to move my vehicle out of oncoming traffic, but the Jeep wouldn't move and then finally jolted into drive without me pressing on the gas pedal. They have been committed to excellence in performance, durability and value for over 60 years and it shows in their products. These high end shocks allow the vehicle owner to dial in the ride quality to their own personal taste. The contorl arms also provide a slight reposition of the strut assembly to allow for better tire clearance when you move up in tire size.
Have them test fit a front tire as that is where any issues will crop up. Also remember spacers impact fitment, this ride is running None in front and None in rear. The nitrogen gas and larger bore increase control and will react instantly to changing conditions. Our kit uses a steel spacer that mounts with your stock rear springs. When you purchase a Bilstein shock absorber you can be assured that no matter what your application, from daily driven to track driven that Bilstein has put serious time and research into providing the best product possible.