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Planning my 2" spring/shock lift and have a question: is it necessary to remove the front shock towers? If I unbolt the shock from the top, will there be enough room to slip it out the bottom?
 

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Pull the towers. not hard with only 3 bolts if I remember right.
Who's lift are you planning on using?
 

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You don't have to remove the towers. The spring and shock can be taken in and out together. It is easier to remove the tower and do the job.
 

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i pulled mine out from the bottom.. easy enough with sway bar disconnected
 

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Thanks for the replies, I'll pull them if I have to, but I'd rather not risk shearing off a mounting stud. Sounds like I'll be good to go pulling them from the bottom if I get enough clearance.

I have Terrafirma medium springs, TF shocks, and TF steering damper. Front end is about 50-55lbs heavy with a LR nudge bar, lights and optima battery.
 

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Completed the rear end lift and steering damper last night; plan to finish the front today.

Contrary to a lot of the online guides I've seen, all of my rear damper bolts were 18mm. No 17mm, no 19mm. Go figure.
 

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Front end finished.
Some notes for those about to attempt this:

1) All bolts on mine were 18mm, including the sway bar nuts. I did not have any 17 or 19mm.

2) A deep-socket 18mm would be helpful for the sway bar, but isn't necessary.

3) You do not need to remove the front towers on a DII. I only disconnected the front sway bar and used a bottle jack to provide a little extra room to slide everything out.
 

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Not yet. Planning on 265/60/18 this summer and will take pics when "done".
 

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here it is; 2" TF medium; 265/60/18 bfgoodriches. if it looks low in the back, it is because the lot is angled at that part.

 

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looks great!
 
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