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post #1 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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spring over

im considering going spring over on my jeep. im in the process of planning out the cost so i was wondering what parts i will need. so far what i have come up with,,,
-slip yoke elim.
-spring over kit

If i do a t-case drop do i need the SYE?
what do i do for steering setup?

thanks. Joe.

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post #2 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 02:56 PM
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Before anyone else chimes in, I am going to recommend you read about soa until your eyes bleed. I am planning on going that way this winter and I have already exhausted every piece of information I can find.

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post #3 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 03:52 PM
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sye
perches
brake lines
might as well do axles while its all apart
springs cuz old ones are ganna sag
drive lines
new shock mounts and shocks
high steer or jb4x4 knuckle
alot gos into it its not cheap or quick great ride if done right cheaper and easyer to buy a sua kit

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Start reading.

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post #5 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 04:10 PM
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Continued reading...

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post #6 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 04:59 PM
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im considering going spring over on my jeep. im in the process of planning out the cost so i was wondering what parts i will need. so far what i have come up with,,,
-slip yoke elim.
-spring over kit

If i do a t-case drop do i need the SYE? REALLY???????? why do it all....... do it or dont do it.

what do i do for steering setup?

thanks. Joe.
SOA kits are uselesss......... so far you hav ethe SYE part right.....


READ READ READ..... then come back and ask questions of all the SOA I know of only 1 person used that kit.... and of all the **** they send you only need the perchs.... you dont reuse trac kbars etc...

anyhow Im not getting into it.... just read lots... first thread in my sig is mine, or most of it.... high steer and some other stuf was added after it was completed, but I think its in there to....

I used rocky road highsteer

Started with some rust repairs ended in a SOA...


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post #7 of 11 Old 05-16-2012, 09:15 PM
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Alright, I hate to hijack but I have a few questions as well. I have read and read and so on. My original plan was to stay sua and cut, trim, raise and anything else I could do to get 35's but I was talked into a soa so build plans changed.

I've been collecting parts (stock springs, sye, 8.8 already installed, tires and wheels), I need to get or build some things (anti-wrap bar, spring perches, shock mounts, u-bolts and plates) and some things I'm going to get during the swap (driveline, shocks, brake lines, sway bar disconnects). I'm probably missing things in my lists but it's a general list. Feel free to add something if I forgot.

My biggest concern is my steering. I wanted to keep my budget low-er (highly unlikely) so a full high steer kit is in my budget. I saw JB4X4 has there raised steering bracket for a crossover steering, more in my budget but was curious about the crossover. I've also been reading on the WJ knuckle swap but I have warn's dana 30 manual hub conversion and I wasn't sure if it would work with the WJ knuckles and rotors. I've been searching these questions but coming up with conflicting answers so I thought I'd ask.

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sye
perches
brake lines
might as well do axles while its all apart
springs cuz old ones are ganna sag
drive lines
new shock mounts and shocks
high steer or jb4x4 knuckle
alot gos into it its not cheap or quick great ride if done right cheaper and easyer to buy a sua kit
Not to mention Anti-Wrap, that's a good $250 right there.
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Not to mention Anti-Wrap, that's a good $250 right there.
im probably doing an anti rap regardless so thats not a big deal. as far as axles i already have an 8.8 and geared.
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post #10 of 11 Old 05-17-2012, 08:06 AM
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Continued reading...

Remember. Until your eyes bleed.
I would say let your eyes heal once they bleed and then read till they bleed some more. I want to do this as well I have been researching here and there for a year and probably have atleast another year before I will even be close to ready to do it. I will be doing research on it until I have nightmares about it.

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. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
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diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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im probably doing an anti rap regardless so thats not a big deal. as far as axles i already have an 8.8 and geared.
an your already talking about skimping... the comment on teh tcase drop....

said itbefore and I will say it again, skimp or cut corners on a SOA and you end up with a POS jeep that you dont want to drive....

your on the right track mostly, just keep going down the right track...

if your gonna do it ....do it... if your thinking already of saving money and cutting corners STOP now.... stay SUA....

@NICK....

your steering is the ONE place you dont skimp out or cut corners... I went rocky road highster kit... yep its pricey most are, cost of going SOA....

and even with all the reading, once you get it apart you will run into issues that are just cause........ I bet you I spent another $500 bucks opn **** like new ubolts, couple body mount bushing were gone, new brake lines as a couple beokre... etc.... it adds upi fast, the main stuff is the easy stuff usually.... its the other **** you run into

I didnt see anyone post you need a new rear driveshaft to.....

Started with some rust repairs ended in a SOA...


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