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Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:48 pm

Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for just under a week.
About 500 miles on them.
Not sure if they are fully settled yet or not but right now at least they look 2 inches lifted.
What are people's thoughts?
These are the Moog rear springs for the V8, so perhaps the mild lift that the V6 guys experience with their V6 paths when doing Moog springs is duplicated.
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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby NWPathfinder » Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:59 pm

Yes that's what mine looked like after I did it. It settled about 1/2 inch after a few months but, really happy with the them! Nice looking Pathfinder!

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:18 pm

NWPathfinder wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:59 pm
Yes that's what mine looked like after I did it. It settled about 1/2 inch after a few months but, really happy with the them! Nice looking Pathfinder!
How much above stock height do you think they ultimately settle down to?
2 inches? or less or more?

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby smj999smj » Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:23 pm

Did you go to Charley's by the Waterfront or The Tasting Cellar...or, just picking out some furniture at Green Front?

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby NWPathfinder » Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:05 pm

palmerwmd wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:18 pm
NWPathfinder wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:59 pm
Yes that's what mine looked like after I did it. It settled about 1/2 inch after a few months but, really happy with the them! Nice looking Pathfinder!
How much above stock height do you think they ultimately settle down to?
2 inches? or less or more?

You Know, I should have measured but, it's gotta be close to 2 inches gained. What's really nice is that when you load it up with kids, camping/travel gear. It just settles down and doesn't looked bagged out when you have stock springs. It just looks normal.
The only thing I don't like is that it seems to ride a bit rougher now but, I'm used to it now.

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:39 am

Smj yes it was Charleys at the waterfront best place I found in FarmVille 😊

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:41 am

NWpath thanks! Yes from eyeballing I am guessing 2 inch also. Can’t wait to put new struts on with springs too so they are even

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Postby smj999smj » Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:38 pm

I haven't been there in a long time, but Charlie's was a little expensive and a bit inconsistent when I did. Nice looking place, but sometimes the food would be good and then other time's, not so good. Fish'n'Pig is about the best in the area for a restaurant as far as food. Granny B's best in food from "not a restaurant." They say in the South, the best food is found at the gas stations!

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby donaldpath » Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:37 pm

palmerwmd wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:41 am
NWpath thanks! Yes from eyeballing I am guessing 2 inch also. Can’t wait to put new struts on with springs too so they are even
Asking for reference and trying to gauge where I want to go with suspension; what struts and springs did you eventually go with up front to match/level with the rear Moog springs?

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:27 pm

donaldpath wrote:
Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:37 pm
palmerwmd wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:41 am
NWpath thanks! Yes from eyeballing I am guessing 2 inch also. Can’t wait to put new struts on with springs too so they are even
Asking for reference and trying to gauge where I want to go with suspension; what struts and springs did you eventually go with up front to match/level with the rear Moog springs?
I went with the complete Moog 81117 strut/spring assembly.

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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby donaldpath » Tue Dec 07, 2021 11:47 pm

palmerwmd wrote:
Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:27 pm
donaldpath wrote:
Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:37 pm
palmerwmd wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:41 am
NWpath thanks! Yes from eyeballing I am guessing 2 inch also. Can’t wait to put new struts on with springs too so they are even
Asking for reference and trying to gauge where I want to go with suspension; what struts and springs did you eventually go with up front to match/level with the rear Moog springs?
I went with the complete Moog 81117 strut/spring assembly.
How do you like it so far? How's the levelness between front and back?
I believe the front strut assemblies are the same part number for both the V6 and V8. As you mentioned, moog calls out 81119 rear coils for the V6 and V8 moog rear coils are 81117.

My goal is to get at least 1", preferably 1.5", in suspension lift, and then maybe get 33s to lift the rig up another 1" or so.

As I've been reading here in the forums, there's almost a 50:50 split between going with moog/kyb dampeners vs bilsteins.
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Re: Pics of R51 Pathy with Moog rears settled for a week

Postby palmerwmd » Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:16 am

It rides great.
The struts on the front were a complete package srpings/struts together
I need to make a correction:
ST8615 was my front part number from Moog :)
NOt intended to be a lift part. so I do have a bit of a rake but subjectively I feel I got an inch in the front over where I was before.


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