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post #1 of 8 Old 08-16-2009, 06:24 PM Thread Starter
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Adjustable control arms on stock height zj

I need to take my 3.5 in lift off my zj. I got a set of control arms from IRO that are all adjustable. If I kept the control arms on and lowered the jeep back to stock height, will the arms be able to be adjusted to near stock length, or will they be too long and screw with the alignment?


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post #2 of 8 Old 08-16-2009, 07:22 PM
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stock lowers are 15.75 on the frt and 17 on the rear IIRC eye to eye . I can't find an old post where I accually measured them . Can't see why it wouldn't work , alignments are adjustable

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post #3 of 8 Old 08-16-2009, 07:27 PM
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Why do you need to take the lift off and then put the control arms on? Why not keep it at the same height and add the control arms to your current set up?
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Why do you need to take the lift off and then put the control arms on? Why not keep it at the same height and add the control arms to your current set up?
i dont believe he is removing his lift and putting on adjustable control arms, i believe everything is already installed, and he just wants to know when he removes his lift if he can just leave the c-arms on. now my opinion would be, no, you should just send your lift and c arms to me and i can utilize them here in arizona, or you could pull one of the adjustables out, and see how much adjustment there is. if it can be made the same length as stock, well they should work. now, i have seen stock length adjustable control arms, and i have seen long arm adjustable ones. it really just boils down to what can the adjustables do.
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^ yea thats what i meant. I could have sworn that when I put them on, i compared the arms and they could be adjusted to be the same length.

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post #6 of 8 Old 08-16-2009, 10:43 PM
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here is what you do...pull them off ship them to me and ill send you my stock ones...haha j/k i dont think it would mess with the alignment...but it might push the axel forward more...do as said above take one off adjust it all the way down...and compare it to your stocker if you still have them....

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post #7 of 8 Old 08-16-2009, 10:57 PM
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FYI - I Just looked through the FAQ and didn't see anything on control arms.
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post #8 of 8 Old 08-17-2009, 08:17 AM
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You will be fine. When I put my adjustables on i started them off at stock length... i had the adj next to the stock ca and they were the same length.

But you have to tell us... why are you removing the lift?


I have some stock cas that you could have, you just pay for the shipping

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