Question about my ZJ's suspension - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum > Question about my ZJ's suspension

Brand New! Quadratec LED Headlights!FS: Wrangler RGB Multicolor Fog Light LEDs: Awesome EffectFS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye Kit

Reply
Unread 12-12-2011, 07:08 AM   #1
bpete123
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: jackson, nj
Posts: 142
Question about my ZJ's suspension

Hey guys i just got a 1993 Grand Cherokee with a 4.5" lift kit but the kid i traded with for it didn't ask the guy he bought it from what kind of kit it was. I am more of a Engine guy so please forgive me if i cant tell the difference between a long arm and short arm suspension (I have never had anything with more than a budget boost) but if I post a picture of my front end can someone tell me if it is short or long arm?

bpete123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-12-2011, 07:37 AM   #2
jr4x4
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: riverhead, NY
Posts: 384
if your zj has long arms, look at front and the upper control arms will be conected to the lower control arms by a bracket.-- if they are standerd arms all four arms will be conected to there own bracket, not hooked to each other. hope this helps bro..
jr4x4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-12-2011, 07:39 AM   #3
Jeepfordan
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Posts: 335
Just post a pic of the control arms
__________________
1978 CJ-7-SOLD
1995 ZJ-SOLD
1996 ZJ-SOLD
1998 XJ- 4.0/AX-15/231- 3.5" RE. 4.10 gears
Jeepfordan is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-12-2011, 08:00 AM   #4
melk
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 2,891
I'll betcha $5 it's short arms.

Otherwise you're gonna have a great starting point.
melk is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-12-2011, 03:16 PM   #5
bpete123
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: jackson, nj
Posts: 142
It is a long arm kit thanks guys i appreciate the help
bpete123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-12-2011, 03:19 PM   #6
Freestyle713
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: , CT
Posts: 2,380
post pics!!!
Freestyle713 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-13-2011, 11:50 AM   #7
bpete123
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: jackson, nj
Posts: 142
I dont think i can post pics yet
bpete123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-13-2011, 12:25 PM   #8
KingtheZJ
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 2,652
host them in a photobucket account then past the url with img tags into the body of a post
__________________
'98 ZJ on 37s and tons
'97 Cummins 2500
KingtheZJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-13-2011, 01:10 PM   #9
bpete123
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: jackson, nj
Posts: 142
My bad guys turns out it is a short arm with adjustable lower control arms and i think the upper are after market too
bpete123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-13-2011, 01:21 PM   #10
KingtheZJ
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 2,652
here are your pics. yes you are right, adjustable lowers with aftermarket uppers




__________________
'98 ZJ on 37s and tons
'97 Cummins 2500
KingtheZJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-24-2012, 10:28 PM   #11
jersey_zj
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Burlington, NJ
Posts: 65
wow thats so funny thats my old jeep u should pm me i'll give u my number
__________________
Got Mud Central New Jersey 4X4
-93 ZJ 5.2l on 32s SOLD- -95 YJ 2.5l on 34s SOLD- -95 XJ 4.0l on 31s SOLD- -97 TJ 4.0l on 33s SOLD-
-99 Sahara TJ on 35s-
jersey_zj is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-24-2012, 11:44 PM   #12
bpete123
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: jackson, nj
Posts: 142
Which is your old jeep?
bpete123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
grand cherokee , lift kit , suspension , zj
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.