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Old February 16th, 2006, 10:23 AM   #1
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I had a friend tell me that if I use front springs from a 94 zj with a v8 on my xj, it will give me an extra inch of lift. I called a few part stores and they said that from 93-96 zj, all engines and chassis take the same spring which is a Moog cc782. Is this correct? Do they only offer 1 spring for all those models? According to the people I talked to this is true. Any help is appreciated.
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that makes no sense to me , the V 8 weighs more . Id check with some one like Rubicon express .
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I've heard this too. Seems like a cheap way to get a little lift.
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just talked to the dealer. They don't have proof but they say there is a difference. Guy said that he needs the # off the spring tag to see if they are different. I should just probably order a kit and avoid the hassle.
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Travis, I was always told V-8 springs where stiffer, not taller than 4.0 springs. So it would only be the diam of the metal. So v-8 springs wont make the ride height higher, just a tad bit stiffer.

ZJ's did come with a Up Country package that had factory tow hooks and skids. Those springs where about 1/2-3/4" taller than regular zj springs.
But a regular ZJ spring will give you about 1" of lift on a XJ...if the springs are new and not wore out.

When I was running just a 2" spacer lift on my ZJ w/ the front ARB/Warn the front end sagged. So I put new V-8 Up Country springs on the front and it leveled out.
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Travis, I was always told V-8 springs where stiffer, not taller than 4.0 springs. So it would only be the diam of the metal. So v-8 springs wont make the ride height higher, just a tad bit stiffer.

ZJ's did come with a Up Country package that had factory tow hooks and skids. Those springs where about 1/2-3/4" taller than regular zj springs.
But a regular ZJ spring will give you about 1" of lift on a XJ...if the springs are new and not wore out.

When I was running just a 2" spacer lift on my ZJ w/ the front ARB/Warn the front end sagged. So I put new V-8 Up Country springs on the front and it leveled out.
well, that's kinda what that question is. I can get a set of new zj springs for $55. If those will give me 1", my 2" spacers will make up the difference to get the 3" I want. So, in short, if I run new zj coils on my xj it will give me an extra inch, right?
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