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im doin an ickle bit o' research on those shocks/susp. that adjust in height by cranking a bolt or something (dont know much on it... why im researching, duh). couple questions needing answers:

 

how much are they $?

has anyone ran these on soobs?

how easy are they to set up?

how do they work?

where can i get them?

are they dependable/worth paying the big bucks for them?

 

 

what im looking for is some way to lift my subaru (not too much) when off roading and lowering it back down a bit for the road so i dont jack up my driveshaft/joints. i will give a bum a penny for every reply i get. thanks, skeet

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well as far as the rear end i used xt trailing arm , springs, sway bar,,but the front struts from an xt will work ,but it will sit pretty low , i am also in need of front adjustable manual struts for my full time 4wd a/t turbo wagon , because the front sits lower than the back , the back air struts have quit working now,

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There were adjustable springs on the 86 models. the front worked by turning 2 nuts and the back worked by having the spring landing sit on different levels. The back is a pain to adjust when it gets rusty, also you need to remove the wheels as you adjust.

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skeet if you goto a parts store and look up struts for like say a 87 GL wagon 4wd and look at the adjustable ones they do have them I think monroe makes them that way and the rear struts are the same but you use a spring compressor and compress the spring then lift and turn the bottom perch

 

if you go that way you can adjust them and for the rear I would recomment puting a worm drive hose clamp around the bottom perch cause those tabs, even though rarely, have been known to snap off and that is a remedy for that

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