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Unread 10-09-2002, 10:18 PM   #1
themonster
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more flex???

how can i get more flex out of my 4" rubicon suspension lift? right now my freinds 2.5" lift can flex out way more than mine can, how can i change this???

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Unread 10-09-2002, 11:27 PM   #2
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get greasable shakels put them on loosly. take off your track bar in the back of your jeep and get quick disconnests for your antisway bars. that will help a ton
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Unread 10-10-2002, 08:52 PM   #3
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Revolvers and then disconnect ur sway and track bars then you will get alot more flex
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Unread 10-10-2002, 09:24 PM   #4
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i already have my sway bar off and where can i find greasable shackles? could my 35" tires be a restriction on my flex at all? and thanks in advance for all the advice and help
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Unread 10-10-2002, 10:39 PM   #5
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Your 35's could only help the flex unless you are bottoming out on something. You say you allready took the sway bar off... did you take off the track bars? I have front & rear track bars off and sway bar disco's and when all is said and done I have much more than w/ out the sway bar. There is more to this anyway...from what I have heard from the salesman a RE is that there 4.5 extreeme is there most flexible kit. Does your friend have a kit from someone else that is softer? - does he have everything disconnected? This would be a big factor in finding out your problem. HTH : )
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Unread 10-10-2002, 11:15 PM   #6
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Are you running 35" tires with a 4" lift and nothing more? What Kind of shackles are in the rear? Regular ones like the front, or are they boomerangs? I would say if you've disconnected your sway bar and you're still getting poor flex then I'd say something is wrong with the setup. I've got the RE 4.5 Extreme Duty lift and can completely stuff my 33s.
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Unread 10-11-2002, 02:10 AM   #7
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to me it still soinds like the shakels. I would by greasable shackles. also you could by some urathain upper shackel bushings and it would help the flex as well. The stock rubber bushings suck. Also those exstented bump stops that came with the lift that go on your axles under the u bolts take them off. I did that to mine and it helped out on flex too. and i had no problems doing that. You can get greasable shackes from quadratec.com
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