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post #76 of 94 Old 04-10-2013, 09:41 AM
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Mmm i have had good luck with their stuff in past.

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post #77 of 94 Old 04-15-2013, 03:18 PM
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Has anybody actually used this? It says that you have to have the RE rear trackbar drop bracket for it to work. Is this true?
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post #78 of 94 Old 04-15-2013, 04:13 PM
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Ordered the IRO 3.5" foundation kid with adjustable front and rear trac bars, ordered NEW REAR springs/coils, also ordered new isolator pads, (planning on doubling up and putting the new ones on top of the originals.)

I'm kinda worried the NEW rear springs will be $99 wasted? I guess if the rear is WAY tall I'll double up on the isolator pads in front and just use one pair in the rear...

Guess I'll find out on Thursday when my kit comes in o.0

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post #79 of 94 Old 04-15-2013, 04:39 PM
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I've got my new rear springs from them in a box now. Let us know if they're progressive coils. They'll tell you they're V8 front springs.

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Ordered the IRO 3.5" foundation kid with adjustable front and rear trac bars, ordered NEW REAR springs/coils, also ordered new isolator pads, (planning on doubling up and putting the new ones on top of the originals.)

I'm kinda worried the NEW rear springs will be $99 wasted? I guess if the rear is WAY tall I'll double up on the isolator pads in front and just use one pair in the rear...

Guess I'll find out on Thursday when my kit comes in o.0
It's not wasted $$ Brian just did new IRO front and rears , his Jeep rides nice. I also ordered RE front and rear track bars, won't have my kit in until the summer. Still have to order the rest of it.

I'm not sure why you would need the drop bracket for the rear track bar. I called RE about it, and they told me on the rear the hiem joint attaches to the axle and the bushing part attaches to the mount, pretty much opposite of the front. They didn't mention that I needed the bracket though.
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It's not wasted $$ Brian just did new IRO front and rears , his Jeep rides nice. I also ordered RE front and rear track bars, won't have my kit in until the summer. Still have to order the rest of it.

I'm not sure why you would need the drop bracket for the rear track bar. I called RE about it, and they told me on the rear the hiem joint attaches to the axle and the bushing part attaches to the mount, pretty much opposite of the front. They didn't mention that I needed the bracket though.
So it is ok to use?
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post #82 of 94 Old 04-16-2013, 12:19 PM
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So it is ok to use?
I have been running it for 4 months now. No bracket needed. Works like a charm
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I have been running it for 4 months now. No bracket needed. Works like a charm
Even thogh it's rated for 4"-6"?
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post #84 of 94 Old 04-16-2013, 06:23 PM
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This is the one I have in the rear. No brackets installed. Fits like its from the factory. I'm at 3.5 inches lift. http://www.amazon.com/Rubicon-Expres...glink121868-20
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post #85 of 94 Old 04-17-2013, 09:24 AM
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This is the one I have in the rear. No brackets installed. Fits like its from the factory. I'm at 3.5 inches lift. http://www.amazon.com/Rubicon-Expres...glink121868-20
Awesome thanks
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post #86 of 94 Old 04-17-2013, 12:03 PM
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I was thinking about the iro 3.5 in lift and im glad i read this. Im gonna need more than just the kit? Is there a kit that comes with every thing you need so i dont have to dik around with mutiple issues and ordering new parts. Or can some one make a list for me of what i will need so i can just do it all at once. I dont wanna spend all my weekends in the garage. Just one. This will be the first lift i have put in anything. I got a 98 lmtd 5.2l

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I was thinking about the iro 3.5 in lift and im glad i read this. Im gonna need more than just the kit? Is there a kit that comes with every thing you need so i dont have to dik around with mutiple issues and ordering new parts. Or can some one make a list for me of what i will need so i can just do it all at once. I dont wanna spend all my weekends in the garage. Just one. This will be the first lift i have put in anything. I got a 98 lmtd 5.2l

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Kolak is an IRO dealer he can help you out with some cool goodies for the lift. Going to order my IRO kit from him in a bit.

If you need any stock replacement stuff I've been adding ZJ stuff to our site over here. Pretty much all the simple things that tend to go bad on these Jeeps.
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post #88 of 94 Old 04-17-2013, 12:51 PM
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Kolak is an IRO dealer he can help you out with some cool goodies for the lift. Going to order my IRO kit from him in a bit.

If you need any stock replacement stuff I've been adding ZJ stuff to our site over here. Pretty much all the simple things that tend to go bad on these Jeeps.
Ordered my lift from kolak last week. He got me a deal and asked me a few questions to make sure i have everything i need. Give him a call and he'll hook you up.
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post #89 of 94 Old 04-17-2013, 02:11 PM
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X2 for the Kolak bump. Great to do business with
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Sweet i will do that. Ive done about everything from engine rebuild to body work. Thank you very much.

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