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YJ springs are 46 inches eye-to-eye with a centered centerpin. Front ’74-’91 Wagoneer springs are 47 inches eye-to-eye with a centerpin offset 2 inches, which can be useful for altering wheelbase. We originally had the Jeep on some junkyard springs with Wagoneer main leafs, but for the elevation, we opted for Rancho 44044s (top), which are intended to lift the front of a Wagoneer 2.5 inches. We had no idea what to expect with our big Jeep. We ended up with about 4-5 inches of lift over stock YJ springs. That’s more lift than we were looking for, but we are comparing new springs to worn-out junkyard ones. The new ones should settle with use.

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