97 Jeep ZJ Grand Cherokee - Page 7 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #91 of 141 Old 04-21-2013, 06:49 PM
bananaslug
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: upland
Posts: 1,452
Damn, right after bracing the track bar it bends. And yeah, that "3 link" will give you problems. How did you get it home?

bananaslug is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #92 of 141 Old 04-21-2013, 07:23 PM
moparlover1992
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Whittemore
Posts: 354
Ah I wasn't sure if they had sent you another yet. That sucks. And ya I could but if I did that I'd want lockers, and if I spent all that on it, I'd want to just do the 8.8 and be done with it lol. Maybe plans will change... For now I'm ok with my setup. I drive a lot too so mileage is a big concern for me too. Hopefully you get all your stuff fixed up and replaced with as little headache as possible

95 zj 5.2 np242 3.5'' IRO lift, IRO adjustable arms, KOR front trackbar, steering stabilizer and box brace, IRO rear adjustable trackbar, bilsteins, Hughes plenum plate, flow master 40, 31x10.5s on 15'' dc-2 rims
Mopar or no car!
moparlover1992 is offline  
post #93 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 12:08 AM
moparlover1992
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Whittemore
Posts: 354
Quote:
Originally Posted by bananaslug View Post
Damn, right after bracing the track bar it bends. And yeah, that "3 link" will give you problems. How did you get it home?
Can you explain what's wrong with the 3 link? I love my IRO stuff. I've seen lots of people run their front long arm setup with adjustable short arms out back. It's much cheaper than other long arm setups and wheels great from what I've heard...

95 zj 5.2 np242 3.5'' IRO lift, IRO adjustable arms, KOR front trackbar, steering stabilizer and box brace, IRO rear adjustable trackbar, bilsteins, Hughes plenum plate, flow master 40, 31x10.5s on 15'' dc-2 rims
Mopar or no car!
moparlover1992 is offline  
post #94 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 01:38 AM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by bananaslug View Post
Damn, right after bracing the track bar it bends. And yeah, that "3 link" will give you problems. How did you get it home?
it wasnt completely sheared off so just drove slow actually still had no bump steer on the high way haha ya im going to buy the rock krawler adjustable and iror hd lower control arm mounts

BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #95 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 01:39 AM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by moparlover1992 View Post
Can you explain what's wrong with the 3 link? I love my IRO stuff. I've seen lots of people run their front long arm setup with adjustable short arms out back. It's much cheaper than other long arm setups and wheels great from what I've heard...
nothing it is awesome the only negative is you only have the lower control arm on the passenger side and no upper (3 link) but if i had to do it all over i would go iro long arm performs great and is the best prices i wouldnt do radius arms just my opinion..

BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #96 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 12:24 PM
moparlover1992
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Whittemore
Posts: 354
That was my understanding as well. Glad to hear it. Someday I may be doing their front long arm setup so I wanted to make sure haha

95 zj 5.2 np242 3.5'' IRO lift, IRO adjustable arms, KOR front trackbar, steering stabilizer and box brace, IRO rear adjustable trackbar, bilsteins, Hughes plenum plate, flow master 40, 31x10.5s on 15'' dc-2 rims
Mopar or no car!
moparlover1992 is offline  
post #97 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 02:46 PM
bananaslug
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: upland
Posts: 1,452
Just dont plan on swapping axles and dont break the one upper mount
bananaslug is offline  
post #98 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 03:11 PM
ratmonkey
R.I.P.
 
ratmonkey's Avatar
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,793
Quote:
Originally Posted by abasta24 View Post
nothing it is awesome the only negative is you only have the lower control arm on the passenger side and no upper (3 link) but if i had to do it all over i would go iro long arm performs great and is the best prices i wouldnt do radius arms just my opinion..
it's not a 3 link. it is still a radius arm just like tnt or clayton's. a 3 link has 3 arms attaching at both the axle and frame side.

if you hit a rock as hard as you say you did i would be looking very hard at the axle for bends.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

ratmonkey is offline  
post #99 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by ratmonkey View Post
it's not a 3 link. it is still a radius arm just like tnt or clayton's. a 3 link has 3 arms attaching at both the axle and frame side.

if you hit a rock as hard as you say you did i would be looking very hard at the axle for bends.
It's a lot different from TNT and Clayton's look at how it is set up and my buddy just used iro long arms up front on his Dana 44 he made all custom brackets and no bends luckily just that lower control arm mount and track bar

BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #100 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
here are some pictures of Calicco:










BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #101 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 06:45 PM
ratmonkey
R.I.P.
 
ratmonkey's Avatar
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,793
Quote:
Originally Posted by abasta24 View Post
It's a lot different from TNT and Clayton's look at how it is set up and my buddy just used iro long arms up front on his Dana 44 he made all custom brackets and no bends luckily just that lower control arm mount and track bar
it may look a bit different, but the functionality is exactly the same. it's a radius arm just like theirs.

most times i've seen a hit like you described the inner knuckle or tube bent. hope you got lucky there.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

ratmonkey is offline  
post #102 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 06:46 PM
bananaslug
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: upland
Posts: 1,452
Cool shots. Someone went threw a lot of work to stack all those rocks lol
bananaslug is offline  
post #103 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by bananaslug View Post
Cool shots. Someone went threw a lot of work to stack all those rocks lol
ha ya it was a cool place had some really tight spots lol

BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #104 of 141 Old 04-22-2013, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
abasta24
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by ratmonkey View Post
it may look a bit different, but the functionality is exactly the same. it's a radius arm just like theirs.

most times i've seen a hit like you described the inner knuckle or tube bent. hope you got lucky there.
ya after you told me that i went and double checked and everything is all good thanks for the advice

BUILD THREAD 97 ZJ V8
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/1997-jeep-grand-cherokee-build-1423502/
abasta24 is offline  
post #105 of 141 Old 04-23-2013, 12:56 AM
moparlover1992
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Whittemore
Posts: 354
is IRO replacing your long arm?

95 zj 5.2 np242 3.5'' IRO lift, IRO adjustable arms, KOR front trackbar, steering stabilizer and box brace, IRO rear adjustable trackbar, bilsteins, Hughes plenum plate, flow master 40, 31x10.5s on 15'' dc-2 rims
Mopar or no car!
moparlover1992 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome