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post #1 of 7 Old 04-16-2004, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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soa on 87 wrangler

what are the minimum mods i will need to do this?
can i get buy by doing a tcase drop?
will there be any problems steering shaft?
and about how long will my stock springs hold up?
any other heads up will be great


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post #2 of 7 Old 04-17-2004, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
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comon guys i know some one out there can give me an hand with this. what is the deal with te board i got on a few months ago it seamed to be dead also.

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post #3 of 7 Old 04-17-2004, 01:34 PM
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Not to be rude, but it's just that people get tired of answering the same questions all the time. Do a search for *soa* and you will find everything you need to know.

To answer your questions (for something used offroad from time to time):
New spring perches/ extended brake lines/ entire new steering setup other than box, shaft, & wheel/ SYE and CV driveshaft/ something to prevent axle wrap/ extended sway bars/ lots and lots of little things that will drive you insane.

Not the shaft, but like I said the tie rods need reworked.

Your stock springs will last ok, you may want to throw another leaf in the packs and while you're at it, put some teflon lubricant between them. This will quiet them down and improve flex marginally. HTH and good luck

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so ti is more trouble than it is worth. and it will end up breaking you with the litle this and thats you have to buy. thanks for the repply and it gave me some more thinking to do.

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In my opinion, a SOA is not something that should be done with "minimal mods". There's a lot of factors that go into it. Like stated above, just do a search on google or here and you'll find plenty. Good luck.

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Now I wouldn't go so far to say that it's more trouble than it's worth, an SOA is a beautiful thing, but it's not for the faint of heart. You need to plan out exactly what you will be doing before you jump in, and expect the cost to be in the $700 range. That doesn't seem like much but throw in an axle swap, bigger tires, a gear swap, and the SYE you're looking at $1700. Depending on what you plan on doing with your rig it may or may not be worth it

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well the paln was to do a soa and sell it so that i can buy a tj but i may reconsider now

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