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NOTICE 1: Fox Shocks discontinued their adjustable shock option specifically for the G as of July 2020. HOWEVER, they have began manufacturing them again as of June 2021. We are able to offer a different Fox adjustable shock modified specifically for the G Wagon by Eurowise as well as the newly manufactured Fox direct option. Eurowise variant is typically in stock in 1-2 weeks but lead times may vary. The Fox direct variant lead time will vary as we become familiar with this new lines production. Please contact us for availability before purchase.
NOTICE 2: King Shocks for 2013-2018 models will require modification to run the front shocks. Passenger side requires slight trimming on the wheel well, driver side will require removing the secondary mounting bracket entirely. Please be aware of this before purchase and contact us if you have questions regarding installation.
- 2 Front Springs
- 2 Front Shocks
- 2 Rear Springs
- 2 Rear Shocks
Things to Consider (sold separate on our website):
Upgraded Fox Steering Stabilizer - provides better support/control at the steering wheel as larger/heavier tires are added. This dampens the effects of aggressive tires and makes steering more comfortable.
H&R Wheel Spacers - as you go up, it helps to go out as well. Spacing out your wheels after a lift helps with control during cornering and sharp turns. The use of wheel spacers, a new set of aftermarket wheels, or the combination of the two will help your stability and limiting the "top heavy" feeling as your G grows up.
Caster Correction Offset Bushings - Once you go beyond 50mm of lift, you may find that your caster angle is approaching neutral when getting alignment done. This can cause the truck to decrease in handling ability and cause more work while steering. A set of caster correction offset bushings will adjust your caster by roughly 3.5 degrees.
Adjustable Panhard Bars - As your truck goes up in height, the axles and wheels will begin to shift towards the drivers side of the vehicle due to suspension and steering geometry. To correct this, you can get a custom length set of panhard bars or use a set of adjustable panhard bars that can be set for any lift height.
Extended Brake Lines - For lifts 50mm(2 inch) and beyond, we recommend extended brake and locker lines. In the 40-50mm range, typically the front brake lines are the only ones that need to consideration but as your G increases its maximum droop or extension length, your brake lines will be pushed to the limits. As the ORC Springs are only a 40mm lift, sometimes the brake/locker line extensions are not necessary at all but with springs that provide 50mm of lift and taller, the extensions are more likely to be required. As you go beyond 2 inches of lift, this should be considered to prevent brake and lockers lines from being over stretched and failing.
This is a 2 inch lift kit for your Mercedes G Wagon W463 models up to 2018. Actual ride height gained may vary for your vehicle based on model and weight added to the vehicle. Available for all models through 2018. This will not work on 2019 and newer w463a (also called 464) models. Please see our "Suspension" section and look for items labeled "463A" for 2019 and newer models.
This will give your vehicle a more aggressive stance and higher ground clearance to the vehicle body including the low hanging stock exhaust pipes. See our "Exhaust" section for increasing ground clearance to your exhaust! To raise the axles of the truck, larger diameter tires (or portal axles...) are also required. We recommend a 33" diameter tire which benefits clearance and also avoids rubbing the front, back, and top of the fender well. Depending on how wide of a tire you choose and what wheels (rims) you are using, wheel spacers may also be necessary to prevent rubbing the inside of the wheel well. Larger tires may be accommodated with these lift options but depending on your intended use, additional modifications may be necessary. We aim to provide a functional and capable setup that not only looks good but also functions without issues once you get on the trails.
This is the perfect lift amount for those not wanting to buy additional pieces to get their G Wagon off the ground. For G Wagons, lifts beyond 2 inches typically require caster correction, alignment correction, and longer brake lines and may need additional adjustments as well.
The spring options in this package are the ORC/Eibach Blue Springs and the Old Man Emu (OME) Black Springs. Both offer a Standard and Heavy Duty option front spring. The rears are universal/one size fits all. The standard options are for models without a steel winch bumper with a V6 or smaller engine as well as the G500 prior to 2008. The heavy duty options are for models with a steel winch bumper and/or V8 models 2008 and newer as well as the G55. The ORC springs provide a 40mm lift and are softer compared to the OME springs and allow for a more comfortable ride and better off road capability. The OME springs provide a 50mm lift and are stiffer which allows for better overland excursions where there is a heavy load in the rear of the truck.
The shock options are the Koni Raid, Fox 2.0 Adjustable, King 2.5 Adjustable, and Ohlins Two-Way Adjustable Shocks. The Fox and King shocks come with an adjustable knob that allows you to customize your ride stiffness at any time. The Ohlins 2-Way Adjustable Shocks come with not just one but two knobs per shock that allow for fine adjustments to the compression and rebound independently - by far the most customizable of the bunch. The Koni Raid shocks are also adjustable but can only be adjusted by twisting the shock while it is uninstalled from the vehicle. Koni has the largest diameter of the bunch followed by King, with Fox and Ohlins at the smallest.
Navigating through all of this information can be difficult so if you are still unsure of which setup is best for you, please email us at JackWagonOverlanding@gmail.com and we will be happy to help guide you through the right setup for your needs!