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Unread 05-16-2015, 02:39 PM   #1
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77" This is the first time I've got it measured. How does that compare with other YJ's with a stock wheel base SUA?

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Unread 05-16-2015, 02:42 PM   #2
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:05 PM   #3
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77"? What are you measuring when u say 77"? I am interested only because a couple of people have said mine looks stiff when flexing and I have no idea what they're talking about?
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:15 PM   #4
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Don't have any idea, all they a aid was 77" and one of the guys measuring made a comment that it was real good for a leaf spring

Someone on the other board said I should have got a RTI score. Didn't think to ask.
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:15 PM   #5
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This was a front shot when headed up
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:17 PM   #6
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I was trying to compete with this guy. Haha
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:30 PM   #7
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Maybe 77" from the end of the ramp? Obviously it's nowhere near 77" of flex, that buggy's not even near that.

Nevertheless, looks like a decent amount of flex.
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Unread 05-16-2015, 03:43 PM   #8
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Maybe 77" from the end of the ramp? Obviously it's nowhere near 77" of flex, that buggy's not even near that. Nevertheless, looks like a decent amount of flex.
I think your right. The rail was 114"
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Unread 05-16-2015, 04:02 PM   #9
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usually the ramp s 20 or 30*, they measure how far up the ramp you got lengthwise, then plug in your wheelbase and the degree of ramp into a calculation to get the rti score. if you know your wheelbase and what degree ramp that is you can get your score still. I never bothered to get mine cause I kept driving up and lifted pass side tire a foot off the ground
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Your ramp travel index (RTI) for that ramp would be about 824. Distance traveled up the ramp(77"), divided by your wheel base (93.4"), times 1000.

You can only compare between ramps with the same angle. Some are 15 degrees, 20 degrees or 30 degrees.

Stock SUVs are around 400-500
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Unread 05-16-2015, 04:07 PM   #11
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usually the ramp s 20 or 30*, they measure how far up the ramp you got lengthwise, then plug in your wheelbase and the degree of ramp into a calculation to get the rti score. if you know your wheelbase and what degree ramp that is you can get your score still. I never bothered to get mine cause I kept driving up and lifted pass side tire a foot off the ground
Haha me too, I didn't realize I was suppose to stop when the rear wheel came up. So I kept going till the Jeep felt light in the rear. Im new to these ramps so live and learn I guess. Haha

Thanks for all the replies guys. I had a blast today seeing all the different set ups.
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my rear never lifted it was the front the rear tire was starting to go up the ramp
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Unread 05-16-2015, 04:20 PM   #13
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my rear never lifted it was the front the rear tire was starting to go up the ramp
That would have been a cool sight and picture 😄
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Unread 05-16-2015, 04:30 PM   #14
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Wonder what I can do to get more flex without going SOA. I still have my trac bar in the front. I know if I remove it, that will help. Any other thoughts?
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Unread 05-16-2015, 06:07 PM   #15
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Stupid question dept: When everyone talks about removing the track bar, especially in the front. Does that refer to the sway bar, or in the old terminology the panhard bar that runs diagonally almost parallel to the steering drag link?
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