Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 3: Rear Suspension

With fresh Bilstein 5100’s installed all the way around I needed to next look into upgrading the front and rear suspension.  In my mind there were two main reasons for doing this: For one, the new Bilsteins would most likely bottom out with my current 3 inch lift set up (yes, I ordered the correct shocks, Bilstein doesn’t make a perfect size for my current … Continue reading Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 3: Rear Suspension

Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 2: New Shocks

With the brake system completely finished and functioning well, it was time to focus on upgrading the XJ suspension.  When I inherited the vehicle from my father-in-law it was clear to me that the aftermarket shocks that he had put on years ago were absolutely toast.  While doing the brake work I had a chance to take off the shocks and take a closer look.  … Continue reading Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 2: New Shocks