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Unread 08-18-2011, 09:41 PM   #1
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Flex

What can I do to get more flex out of my yj? I allready got rid of my trac bars and the sway bar! I would think it would do ok lime that but I don't know what's up maybe shocks are to short! Notice in the pics my rf tire is off the ground!

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Unread 08-18-2011, 09:43 PM   #2
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6" lift? Convert to coils? Looks like you're rubbing up front, so go to smaller tires?
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Unread 08-18-2011, 09:48 PM   #3
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Spring over... and get rid of the mud flaps. HAHA joking.
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Unread 08-18-2011, 09:51 PM   #4
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Looks like with your setup that you are getting about all that can be expected from it.. More lift, little longer shackles (maybe booms), flat fenders or smaller tires, or all out and go SOA!!
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Unread 08-18-2011, 09:57 PM   #5
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if you have the money to do a proper SOA lift i would go that rout but if you dont then you could try building new spring packs that are softer, get longer shocks or get some of these
http://www.teraflex.biz/yj-front-revolver-shackle.html
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Unread 08-18-2011, 10:11 PM   #6
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It could be your shocks are fully extended, but I doubt it.

It appears your mil wrap on the springs is hitting the shackle, see 2nd pic in your post for proof. Same thing happened with mine, I decided to cut the shackle side of the mil wrap off to how RE's springs come:




I think it helped quite a bit, especially in up travel, but realize that I'm sure it will void the spring warranty.
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Unread 08-18-2011, 10:15 PM   #7
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my 33's are't even close to touching in the pic! I hate the mud flaps but I have been pull over and was told next time it would be a ticket they are quick disco thow! I guess I am looking for more down travel! I do plan on flat fenders this fall I know it won't help with down travel but o well!
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Unread 08-18-2011, 10:21 PM   #8
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my 33's are't even close to touching in the pic! I hate the mud flaps but I have been pull over and was told next time it would be a ticket they are quick disco thow! I guess I am looking for more down travel! I do plan on flat fenders this fall I know it won't help with down travel but o well!
You're only going to be able to eek so much out of a SUA setup. I'm pretty close to what I'm going to get out of my setup in the pics I posted, just the nature of the beast.

If you're super obsessed with flex (which is over rated to an extent) you could move to a SOA or linked setup. Its a significantly expensive move to do it right, though.

Were it me, I'd wheel it how it is and not worry about flex too much.
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Unread 08-18-2011, 10:26 PM   #9
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lol I am not obsessed but just not used to it! I came from a long armed zj so it a night and day difference!
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Unread 08-18-2011, 11:03 PM   #10
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Get some 5/8 Boomerang Shackles for the front and rear that should free up some travel.

If you have can weld Get some Teraflex Revolvers and Zboxes My friend Brian has them on his SOA YJ and he scores 1300+ on a 22* RTI Ramp.
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Unread 08-20-2011, 08:17 AM   #11
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Front lockers then you don't care if a tire is off the ground... :- )
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Unread 08-21-2011, 10:59 AM   #12
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The shackles are most of your problem.
Get a set of Currie Booms for the rear
and standard Curries's for the front.
Torque to about 45 ft pounds and grease.
Don't forget to grease the frame side bushings too.
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Unread 08-21-2011, 11:09 AM   #13
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I am buying a full set of 5/8 boom shackle from vacj5 on here! I will being ordering them tomorrow after I get my cash in the bank! After I get them in stalled I will go drive up the same little log and take some more pics and to see if they help at all! I would run a front locker but I only have manual steering and I don't have the money for a select able locker at this time! it would be nice because my Detroit in the rear like to push me threw sharp corners! lol
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X2 on revolvers and lockers. One almost negates the other but theyre both feasible in their own right.
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Unread 08-21-2011, 11:14 AM   #15
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This how close my rear springs are to the frame on flat ground! and like I said I am running a Detroit in the rear but being lock up front would kill me seeing in how I don't have power steering! lol
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