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Unread 04-04-2013, 10:37 AM   #16
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How do you feel about Rusty's?
Well its $275 plus shipping or me going to pick it up. And if you look at its review page on this site most people are complaining about it. I'm sure Rusty's would stand behind their product but I'm not looking to have complaints.

I'm going to try to get jeep4x4center.com to price match to a site I found offering the RR HD kit for $185. Are you happy with the way yours steers? What do you not like about it? Thanks!

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Unread 04-04-2013, 01:24 PM   #17
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The larger tube makes for more tie rod roll and the passenger side end is proprietary. Those are my only complaints other than it being a close fit and the bracket for the stabilizer rubs at full stuff but its on my grinder list.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 01:25 PM   #18
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And I apologize for not responding promptly, I know you're on a deadline. I've just been swamped.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 02:08 PM   #19
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And I apologize for not responding promptly, I know you're on a deadline. I've just been swamped.
No problem man! I really appreciate the input. I decided to go with the stock Crown Auto parts. Only cost me about $153 shipped. At least my Jeep will have brand new steering that I can get parts for anywhere. And hopefully it will stand up to any abuse just fine.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 02:12 PM   #20
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Good call!!! If you ever go taller :cough: good springs :cough: you can flip the tie rod and go with a stock pitman arm.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 07:19 PM   #21
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Good call!!! If you ever go taller :cough: good springs :cough: you can flip the tie rod and go with a stock pitman arm.
Haha. Yea I know I skimped out with the springs. But so far I'm really pleased with them. They seem to ride and flex great. They may go limp sooner than expected but we'll see. I wanted Rubicon Express but after I talked to a guy at Rough Country he explained they had changed suppliers for their springs in the last year so I thought I would give them a try. Yea the tie rod flip is a great idea. Thanks for the help! I may start a build thread later on just to keep track of all the mods I've done. The jeeps been in the garage all winter and now its hard to list off everything I've done!
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Unread 04-04-2013, 08:22 PM   #22
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Best of luck!!! Post pics when you're done
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