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Unread 06-04-2011, 10:58 PM   #1
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TC Drop Kit ???

hello everyone quick question. i got a 4in pro-comp lift with the tc drop kit and some 33in tires when i go wheelin to lefthand canyon the only part i scrape on is the tc skid pan. My question is do i need the tc drop brackets with 4in of lift or can i get by without it so it will stop scrapin. i know i might get some vibes in the drive train but until i can get a sye will this work?

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Unread 06-05-2011, 03:40 AM   #2
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you will eat u joints pretty fast and the vibes will get annoying just as quick

other then that its not that bad, just the vibes are gonna make you angry after a very short time IMO keep the drop for now
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Unread 06-05-2011, 08:24 AM   #3
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only real way to know for sure, is the take the drop out and drive it. if you get no vibs and such, then run it. But a SYE can be bought pretty cheap anymore, and you can shorten a cherokee front shaft for your rear CV...

JB conversions SYE shipped is less than $200, and my cherokee shaft shortened and balanced was $60, plus U joints i supplied.
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Unread 06-05-2011, 11:56 AM   #4
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There are ways around the TC drop. I ran a 1 " motor mount lift and increased the angle of the wedges on the spring perches. 8 degs i believe. I was able to get rid of the tc case drop at this point and YES, 1 inch can make a big difference when your climbing over stuff. If you decide to try this i sill have those 8 deg steel shims in the basement. let me know.
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Unread 06-05-2011, 02:35 PM   #5
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A 1" MML will help.
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