Best Front Suspension Upgrade

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I am in the process of building out my Gen 2. I will eventually move to mid-travel suspension, but for now, am looking at more affordable upgrades to the suspension. I am in the process of adding an Icon bump stop kit, Deaver leaf springs (+3), and shackles (+2) for the rear end (the +3 Deavers add 1 inch, and the +2 shackles drop 1 inch, so the rear end should be stock height but have more travel). I am debating what route to go for the front end. I don't necessarily think I should do 3.0 shocks given the cost and that I will be upgrading to mid-travel in around 2 years. Any thoughts and/or suggestions are much appreciated.
 
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Depends what mid travel you're going with. BMS, RPG, Evil +2 and Camburg use 3.0 replacement so you could put that shock on now. If your going SVC or Evil +3 that use normal coil overs then like mentioned above slap some Geiser or Eibach coils on your current shocks and call it good until its time to put your kit on.
 

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I'd probably just add Geiser or Eibach springs with that setup and leave the shocks alone until you go full midtravel. You'll probably see an appreciable difference between that already
 

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I see a lot of eibach recs on here but on you tube the off road guys say geisers. Progressive or not is big difference right?
 

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I see a lot of eibach recs on here but on you tube the off road guys say geisers. Progressive or not is big difference right?
Well, Geiser only does offroad springs, they are in the Arizona desert, where they can test in brutal terrain. Eibach is primarily on-road vehicles, and they develop in Germany. There's no German word for "hucking it". Thats why I bought the Geisers.
 

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I am in the process of building out my Gen 2. I will eventually move to mid-travel suspension, but for now, am looking at more affordable upgrades to the suspension. I am in the process of adding an Icon bump stop kit, Deaver leaf springs (+3), and shackles (+2) for the rear end (the +3 Deavers add 1 inch, and the +2 shackles drop 1 inch, so the rear end should be stock height but have more travel). I am debating what route to go for the front end. I don't necessarily think I should do 3.0 shocks given the cost and that I will be upgrading to mid-travel in around 2 years. Any thoughts and/or suggestions are much appreciated.
Speaking from experience, if you lift the front end at all, you’ll want to go ahead and put the shorter rear shackles back on. I have deavers +3 with the + 2 shackle. When I put on the the Fox Race series shocks on the front, it was higher than the back end
 
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Speaking from experience, if you lift the front end at all, you’ll want to go ahead and put the shorter rear shackles back on. I have deavers +3 with the + 2 shackle. When I put on the the Fox Race series shocks on the front, it was higher than the back end
Yeah, I'm upgrading to fox race series this month and thought about that.
 

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Speaking from experience, if you lift the front end at all, you’ll want to go ahead and put the shorter rear shackles back on. I have deavers +3 with the + 2 shackle. When I put on the the Fox Race series shocks on the front, it was higher than the back end
This is the ideal stance. Seriously.
 

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