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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:49 PM   #1
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Control Arm Length w/ 6.5" lift

What is the recommended length for the lower control arms on a 6.5" lift?

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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:56 PM   #2
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17.25" for the lowers and 15.5" for the uppers is the short-arm recommended lengths. I would recommend long-arms oir control arm drop brackets at that height though to make the ride bearable.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 08:00 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info. I will have to measure mine tomorrow to make sure they are the correct length.

Did you find that info on a website or is that what yours are set to?
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http://www.yuccaman.com/jeep/re_db.html Those are just the basic recommended lengths. You may have to tweak them a little to get the proper caster/pinion angles.
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