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Front Coil-over Lift

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    The link says it's for the Liberty KJ (old body Liberty). The sister Liberty to the Nitro is termed the KK version, and the NITRO the KA version.

    So, I'm not sure if that lift would work on our Nitro's. It might! I'd think some measurements would be needed to be sure.
     
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    KJ front springs are a different length then the KK, and KA. So it probably will not give the lift # advertised. On the other hand they are adjustable.
    I do like that it has the upper pivot point on the shock at the mounting bracket.
     
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    from what i can find, all the liberty's and nitro's used the same strut mount.
    i'm not 100% on the springs, but i think all the fox springs for coil-overs used for liberty's and nitro's are the same. fox does offer different length springs also.

    I've though about building my own coil-over kit for the front using fox coil-over and springs. if not just use fox coil-over shocks and JBA coil-over spring and rear lift spring.
    my lift is temporary, but works fine.
     
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    this is the site i'm been looking at for fox coil-overs
    http://www.offroadshocks.com/

    Only issue i have... finding that upper strut mount. I don't think JBA would sell just the strut mount for the coil-over kit but i haven't asked yet either.Iif not, i may have found a company who can make them for me. They have been doing some coil-over test kits for their Liberty on Instagram using fox coil-over shocks and KING springs
     
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    Liberty KK owner i follow on Instagram share his coil-over strut he pieced together
     

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    Another one by ATHFAB on Instagram
     

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    That is a sweet rig! I'd love to have my Nitro rolling on 33's with a 4" lift!
     
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    Can't find anyone to make the top and bottom coil-over mounts. JBA doesn't sell the parts but yet sell rebuild kits -_-
     

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