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air shocks or spacers

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by replacepetes, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. replacepetes

    replacepetes Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    looking at a new jeep wrangler to plow with.need to know what kind of equipment is best. requested front air shocks ,plow installer said "dont need air shocks,spacers will work fine"whats the best set up guys?
  2. Plowtoy

    Plowtoy Senior Member
    Messages: 929

    Id go spacers over air shocks any day. The shock mounts are not designed to carry weight. You could run into cracking issues by going that route. Im a broken record, but if you are trying to eliminate sag caused by the plow, buy a set of timbrens. You wont be disappointed...
  3. replacepetes

    replacepetes Junior Member
    Messages: 2


    Thank you very much for your time and advice. (i see this issue has been quite repetitive on the site).I'm new here and your is much appreciated, thanks again,Larry,
  4. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    Having used air shocks in jeeps for 29 years and NEVER busting/cracking a shock mount (that didnt rot away first) and haven driven a jeep with timbrins (made the ride so Fing stiff) I go with with air shocks.
    I had them in my 95 my other 95 with 200K miles my other 95 (with 250K miles) my 2000 (with 158K miles) my other 2000 and my 2001.
  5. jdsquire

    jdsquire Member
    Messages: 58

    Air Lift

    I installed a set of air bags on the front of my F-250. The brand is Air Lift, here's their site www.airliftcompany.com, pretty good product and warranty program.