I got my lift in and went for a ride. still has stock tires and did no other modifications. the lift looks great and the clearance is nice to have but the ride is much harsher. The suspension travel has been shortened up also. there is not a lot I can do to get it to handle like it did with the limited travel. loosening the preload defeats the purpose of the lift and makes it so it will bottom out too easy. I guess I just like flying down the trails at high speed more than I like going through mud, thought I could have the best of both worlds. the trails I was going down at 70-75kph were now limited to less than 50kph and still harsher ride. these shock relocate lift kits have their place, just not for what I want to do with the maverick.