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post #31 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 11:50 AM
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Ignore the drop pitmann arm for now. If you are Spring Over Axle (A type of lift, the long arm of the yj world) you need cross over steering.
No Ifs Ands Or Butts About It.
Better pictures would be helpful.

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post #32 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 01:30 PM
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Yj's carry alot of traits over from the cj's, the last of the old style jeeps. It feels like a jeep, rides like a jeep and even smells like a jeep. The yj was the first wrangler, and it had square headlights, so it set the standard, all wranglers are supost to have square headlights, the rest are pos ha ha!! Good trade!!!

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post #33 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 01:58 PM
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The new pic sheds some light. I thought it was SOA. For now I would put drp ptm but the cross over is deff way to go if you have the dough.

Very nice btw.

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post #34 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 02:10 PM
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i would agree with the crossover steering bc your drag link wil hit the spring when you flex the suspension. im thinking about doing it when i do a soa conversion and i was looking at the one that rustys offroad has. ive gotten a few things from him and liked it
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post #35 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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thanks everyone for the info. i been looking at rusty's website they are only about 45 mins from me if i ever need anything.
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post #36 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 06:58 PM
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Not only cross over steering but it would be a good choice to swap out that d35 for something like the 8.8
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post #37 of 40 Old 09-11-2011, 07:34 PM Thread Starter
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Swapped the d35 out for a 8.25
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post #38 of 40 Old 09-12-2011, 12:45 AM
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Swapped the d35 out for a 8.25
Are you saying it has been swapped or your planning to swap it out? If it has been swapped your profile doesn't show it.

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post #39 of 40 Old 09-12-2011, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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It has been swapped. Having trouble with profile saving my info!
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post #40 of 40 Old 09-12-2011, 10:39 AM
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like the jeep can't wait for us to see what it can do,Todd.
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