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Unread 10-24-2011, 09:19 PM   #16
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I'm honestly a little confused on what you mean by it being close to the shock mount. Pictures would help.
the LCA bolts right under the lower shock mount (the 2 holes) well the LCA is only about .5' below it.


like this...
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i dont c how its gonna flex good considering the LCA will bottom out on the shock mount pretty easy?????

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Unread 10-24-2011, 09:31 PM   #17
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Ah I see what your saying. Not real sure either. Maybe its made to give you more droop than lift in the axle if you know what I'm saying.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 09:34 PM   #18
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Ah I see what your saying. Not real sure either. Maybe its made to give you more droop than lift in the axle if you know what I'm saying.
no, its gonna bottom out on droop... uptravel will be fine. but dropp its gonna hit the shock mounts... figure then that tire does down, the acle is gonna shift down, cause the arm to increase its angle, and its gonna hit the shock mount. get what i mean? i know lots of lifts have straight arms but its just confusing the hell outa me...
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Unread 10-24-2011, 10:11 PM   #19
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Did the kit come with drop brackets for the control arms?
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Unread 10-24-2011, 10:20 PM   #20
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Nope it's the RC 4.5" n2.0 x-series
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Unread 10-24-2011, 11:36 PM   #21
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you may want to look at drop brackets. i have ran the RC x-series shorties and the RE shorties and i'm sick of them. at 4.5" short arms just don't cut it, they work yeah.......but they are a harsh ride and not as good flex. i've got a long arm upgrade waiting for install, but the cheaper and still very effective route would be drop brackets.

otherwise, lookin good! you wasted to time in tearing into it eh?
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Unread 10-25-2011, 12:00 AM   #22
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are the bushings not offset on the arms?
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Unread 10-25-2011, 03:55 AM   #23
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Oh **** yeah I made myself sound like an idiot. Yeah your right. All sorts of confused. haha
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Unread 10-25-2011, 09:16 AM   #24
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at full droop it will stop the axle from flexing any further

Either upgrade the kit to long arms, get drop brackets, or grind out the edge of the bracket where it will hit. The last option will likely only gain you a tiny bit more droop. How much difference is it to get their long arm kit upgraded from the short arm?
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Unread 10-25-2011, 04:13 PM   #25
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Can't wait to see how this one turns out!
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Unread 10-25-2011, 04:51 PM   #26
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post a pictire of your control arms, my RE arms are offset on one end to help with articulation
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Unread 10-25-2011, 07:01 PM   #27
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you may want to look at drop brackets. i have ran the RC x-series shorties and the RE shorties and i'm sick of them. at 4.5" short arms just don't cut it, they work yeah.......but they are a harsh ride and not as good flex. i've got a long arm upgrade waiting for install, but the cheaper and still very effective route would be drop brackets.

otherwise, lookin good! you wasted to time in tearing into it eh?
ha yeah it will be 2 weeks come friday ive owned it.... may look into drop brackets. or save up for LA. will have to see.

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Oh **** yeah I made myself sound like an idiot. Yeah your right. All sorts of confused. haha
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are the bushings not offset on the arms?
nope. they are straight.

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at full droop it will stop the axle from flexing any further

Either upgrade the kit to long arms, get drop brackets, or grind out the edge of the bracket where it will hit. The last option will likely only gain you a tiny bit more droop. How much difference is it to get their long arm kit upgraded from the short arm?
yeah ill have to save up.

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Can't wait to see how this one turns out!
me 2 lol

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post a pictire of your control arms, my RE arms are offset on one end to help with articulation
these are straight.





today got the front end done. and one rear leaf. the pass side came out really easy and went in easy... but the driver side the bolts/sleeves were siezed together. couldnt back out the bolts... so i had to cut the bolts. cant owrk on it tomorrow so thurs ill get the little bit left out and hopefully finish it up thursday. but we will see

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Unread 10-25-2011, 08:12 PM   #28
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The lift

Hay you live right by Route 22 right? I drive by there all the time, do you have any extra lift parts laying around?
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Unread 10-25-2011, 08:20 PM   #29
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What is with the black older Cherokee in the pics?
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Unread 10-25-2011, 08:24 PM   #30
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Hay you live right by Route 22 right? I drive by there all the time, do you have any extra lift parts laying around?
ha yeah. and maybe. what u need?

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What is with the black older Cherokee in the pics?
that is my dads 90. he bought it for 600 bucks and gave it a rattle can paint job and some tires and its sweet... but the trans just blew at the end of the summer. so for now its just sitting there
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