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Thread: Agile RIP is unavailable - what are my alternatives?

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    Default Agile RIP is unavailable - what are my alternatives?

    After 6 months and dozens of phone calls and emails to Ramsey without a single response I've decided to give up on trying to get an agile RIP for my quigley van. I don't know if it's just horrible customer service or other problems, but the bottom line is that unless you've got the time to physically drive to his shop you've got zero chance of buying his RIP online.

    So the question now is: What's the second best alternative?

    Bilstein shocks?
    Foxx shocks (without the Ramsey revalving)?
    New/releafed springs?
    airbags?
    anti-sway bar?
    steering stabilizer?

    My primary goal is improved ride and handling on the pavement and moderate dirt roads. Recommendations?

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    Start with some Bilsteins direct replacements or Fox without the custom valving. You have a Quigley?
    Chris Steuber
    02 E350 7.3 V4
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    Default stock quigley

    Yes, I've got a stock quigley E350.

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    Gotcha. get the specs/part #s from Quigley for your shocks and just get OE replacements. May not be as perfect as the RiP kit but you'll definitely notice a difference!
    Chris Steuber
    02 E350 7.3 V4
    05 E350 6.8 V7
    90 Taurus SHO
    17 Focus RS
    49 CJ2A
    16 T350 3.7

    www.ujointoffroad.com
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    Default Thanks Chris!

    Thanks Chris!

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    I was able to trim my front bumpstops and still have plenty of crossmember clearance. Took off about 1.25" iirc and that made nice difference for free. I still need better shocks but doubling the suspension's uptravel has kept my teeth and spleen intact over large bumps.

    I simply measured the distance between the bump stop and it's strike point and compared it to the distance between the axle and crossmember. With the shorter bumpstops I still have about .75" crossmember clearance at full bump. Hope this helps

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    I also read that upgrading to the moog coil spring (i think the its part cc880) helps a lot too. It will give it a little lift plus it is a progressive spring. I am going to give it try if the RIP is no longer available.
    Last edited by familyvan; 10-24-2015 at 03:04 AM. Reason: poor grammar

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    Has anyone found progressive urethane bumpstops for the front of Quigleys?
    Desert Dan

    2008 Quigley Beast with Agile RIP
    2006 Toyota 4-Runner SR 5/OME Suspension GY MTR's
    Jeep TJ Rubicon 2003/3.5" RE SF/Warn Winch 9500TI / BFG KM2's

    Gone - But- Not Forgotten 4x4's
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    I was interested in the Agile kit also, sorry to hear theres no response. I know the Bilsteins are a good shock for the quigleys but Im leaning toward the fox shocks as they are great on a couple other vehicles I have. If they're no longer supplying the kit, hopefully they'll chime in and give a few details on re-valving the shocks and what springs they used so we can do it ourselves. I'm a new quuigley owner and this looked like a great upgrade.

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    Hey! I have a 2wd sportsmobile that is currently being lifted by Weldtec Designs. The owner is Jeremy and is a straight shooter.

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