BAMF
BAMF Reader
12/30/10 12:40 p.m.

My lady's 2004 Liberty is getting toward 80k miles and during cold, damp weather the suspension groans a bit going over speed bumps and such. What's a good choice for something we won't be keeping more than another 2 years, but that is going to be driven a lot during that time? Replacements don't have to be sporty, but I'd enjoy something a bit better than OEM on the rare occasions I drive it. The KYB GR-2s seem reasonably priced.

Also, are there any other suspension items I should be looking at replacing as a course of maintenance while I'm in there?

914Driver
914Driver SuperDork
12/30/10 1:44 p.m.

Here are some links because I don't know the answer.

One is a the local 4X4 guys,pretty helpful; the other is more California, big business, Vortex, beat up the newbie type forum.

http://www.adirondackjeeps.com/

http://www.pirate4x4.com/welcome1.php

MCarp22
MCarp22 Reader
12/30/10 1:45 p.m.

Bilstein HDs are only $320 from shox.com. I'd pick those over KYBs anytime.

Travis_K
Travis_K Dork
12/30/10 3:20 p.m.

KYBs are just meant to be a replacement for blown shocks that feels like an improvement. Bilstien HDs are a better quality replacement for stock stuff. Id go with Bilstiens, even for 2 years its worth it.

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