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Savvy/Currie Aluminum Control ArmsRockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits ZONE 4.25" combo lift for TJ available at Rockridge4w

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Unread 12-07-2014, 09:22 PM   #1
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Candy - A Sweet & Sexy WJ Walkaround

Candy's a daily driver that experiences 4 seasons in the Northeast.

Upgrades:
Iron Rock Off-road 3" Front & Rear Coils
Rough Country 4" Long Arm Upgrade Kit
Rough Country Front Adjustable Track Bar
Bilstein 5100 Series Shocks
Fuel Off-Road 17x9 Hostage
BF Goodrich 275/70/17 (33"s) All Terrain

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Here's the a walk-around on youtube.

Everything rides 100x better then stock, the only downside is the is highway driving for 2+ hours (you can feel the All Terrain threads).

I'd highly recommend this configuration for anyone upgrading their daily driver. The 3" coils on long arms provides any extremely favorable angle and a safer bet if you're a highway driver.

Trimming was needed only on the front bumper, had to take off around 1.25"s.

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Unread 12-07-2014, 10:31 PM   #2
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Excellent set up. I like how it looks.
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01' 4.7 Limited WJ 5" lifted, Rubicon Express 4.5" coil springs with IRO critical path setup and Bilstien 5100 shocks all around, JKS adjustable Trackbar (KOR bushings), JKS HD tie rod (MOOG problem solver Ends), JKS HD drag link (Moog Probel solver Ends), 4.56 Yukon ring and pinion, Moog HD SSD107 Steering Stabilizer, IRO Front drive shaft conversion, Stillen slotted rotors all around with Stillen brake pads, IRO adjustable A-Arm, 3" all the way Kolak Exhaust with High flow Magnaflow Cat. Converter and Flowmaster Super 50 Muffler, 285/70R17 AT Kumho (33") on 17" BlackWheel rims 909B, K&N Cold air intake, Four nozzles Bosch injectors, and Flashpaq 3780.

03' 4.7 H.O WJ 3" lifted, OME HD with 0.5" Coil spacers and Bilstien 5100 shocks all around, JKS adjustable Trackbar (KOR bushings), Moog Problem solver TRE's, IRO Front drive shaft conversion, IRO adjustable A-Arm, High flow magnaflow mini cats, high flow magnaflow cat, Flowmaster Super 44 muffler, 265/65R17 AT Yokohama on 17" Rays rims, and Flashpaq 3780
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Unread 12-08-2014, 01:36 PM   #3
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That is a very nice looking Jeep you have.
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Unread 12-08-2014, 02:39 PM   #4
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Interesting, I don't think I've seen anyone using the RC Long Arm kit with 3" coils before. Jeep looks good.
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Unread 12-08-2014, 03:54 PM   #5
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Interesting, I don't think I've seen anyone using the RC Long Arm kit with 3" coils before. Jeep looks good.
I've been looking around, haven't found anything yet. I will say though, keeping the angle on those control arms very small provides an extremely awesome ride, especially on the highway.

I had the Jeep up @ 80 the other day - felt safer then when riding on stock.

Biggest pitfall so far is the wife getting in the rig, she's 5'0" so without nerf bars it's a little hop for her.
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Unread 12-08-2014, 08:00 PM   #6
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Nice! Are those wheels aluminum or steel? Would a slightly smaller tire alleviate the need to trim the bumper?
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Unread 12-09-2014, 09:16 AM   #7
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I've been looking around, haven't found anything yet. I will say though, keeping the angle on those control arms very small provides an extremely awesome ride, especially on the highway.

I had the Jeep up @ 80 the other day - felt safer then when riding on stock.

Biggest pitfall so far is the wife getting in the rig, she's 5'0" so without nerf bars it's a little hop for her.
Thanks for posting it up. I've been considering tossing that on my wife's Jeep, since I feel the adjustable short arms she has on there right now make the ride a little choppy/harsh, however that could also be due to the urethane bushings that are in the CA's right now too. My biggest hold back was the 'need' to go a little higher, but if there's enough adjustment in the arms at a lower height, then it's definitely something I'll have to consider a little more now
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Nice! Are those wheels aluminum or steel? Would a slightly smaller tire alleviate the need to trim the bumper?
The hostages are 1 piece aluminum and for the trimming, I believe you'd have to go with 265/70s which would be a roughly a 30" tire.

The trimming isn't bad though, there's plenty of bumper left. If you wanted to go one step further and really protect the wiring & components under in the bumper you could cut aluminum & fit it really easily.
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Unread 12-10-2014, 12:10 AM   #9
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Thanks for the info! I'm seriously considering something very similar for our 2003. In stock configuration, it's challenging to get to the best beach on the island. We judge our vehicles on how easily they can do the trail, and that trail is all about clearance!
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Unread 12-10-2014, 04:39 PM   #10
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Forgot to mention, if you're going to run the BF ATS make sure to pay attention to the Load Range.

Load Range: D - 65 PSI
Load Range: E - 80 PSI

You'll want to go with Load Range D for a more comfortable ride.
There's a bunch of post on the form about load ranges, I'd do some research if you're interested.
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Unread 12-10-2014, 09:57 PM   #11
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65! Seems a bit high IMO..

Jeep looks good though, partial to that color.
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65! Seems a bit high IMO..

Jeep looks good though, partial to that color.
That is the maximum. I hope the owner isnt driving on bricks by airing them up to 65.
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Unread 12-14-2014, 08:30 AM   #13
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That is the maximum. I hope the owner isnt driving on bricks by airing them up to 65.


I'm sure we all play around between 28-30 PSI, just make sure you're on the D load Range .
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Whats yours set at?
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