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Unread 12-15-2009, 05:31 PM   #46
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so im gonna be doin a 6 inch total lift... sitll lookin for the job.
now.. this may not be what you guys think of a correct way of doing it, but correct me if im wrong, you want to keep everything parallel and straight when lifting correct?
well My bud, Oviedojeeper, Put drop brackets on all his control arms... he said he could sell some to me.
On his 5.9 he either has 6 ot 7 inchs of lift right now and all his control arms are straight like stock. no tilt to them or anything.
so i was planning on going with those.
6 inch shocks
iro front to back adjsutable track bars
Iro endlinks front and back
4 inch coils, i already have the spacers in which will give me 6.
and of course Brakelines.
i will also Box the stock control arms for strength.
later on in the future after i get that set up, Ill buy some proper stronger control arms...

any opinions on this?


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Unread 12-15-2009, 06:16 PM   #47
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unfortunately what we consider the correct way is the correct way.
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Unread 12-15-2009, 07:07 PM   #48
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the correct way for a 6 inch is long arms to keep it symmetrical... by keeping the control arms parallel its keeping it symmetrical with im gonna imagine the same amount of flex. if not more.
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Unread 12-15-2009, 10:21 PM   #49
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the correct way for a 6 inch is long arms to keep it symmetrical... by keeping the control arms parallel its keeping it symmetrical with im gonna imagine the same amount of flex. if not more.
You'll have your control arm brackets ripped off in no time.
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Unread 12-15-2009, 10:27 PM   #50
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You'll have your control arm brackets ripped off in no time.
I know of 3 ppl runnin like that, and they havnt had a single issue yet... each bracket is all one welded piece... it is used for the upper and lower control arm, its bolted into the bracket as well as the frame.

heres his jeeps. green one was first then he swapped to the 5.9.
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My new 98' 5.9!!! Before and after...









This is my old 96 ZJ 4.SL0 with the same kit on it...





SUSPENSION= 5.5" Rusty's springs, Custom everything else as far as the lift goes. 33" KM2's
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Unread 12-16-2009, 06:08 AM   #51
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One thing that makes no sense is, if your buying new springs why not just get the right lenght and ditch the spacers ?
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Unread 12-16-2009, 09:48 AM   #52
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i probably will.

and i dont have to worry about the brackets ripping off anyway.... i dont do trails, there arnt any around here... just go on mud trails, and stuff. there is hardrock, but that is one long *** drive.
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Unread 12-16-2009, 10:10 AM   #53
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Why would you want to lose the clearance with drop brackets?
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Unread 12-16-2009, 10:13 AM   #54
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not loosin anymore than you would with long arms...
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Unread 12-16-2009, 02:01 PM   #55
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I want to see what the drop brackets look like Do you have pic's
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Unread 12-16-2009, 02:03 PM   #56
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nah.
you know jeepers den over on colonial?
go there and ask. one the guys makes them.
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Unread 12-16-2009, 02:23 PM   #57
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Now instead of immediately tossing money into wheels, tires, blah, blah, you should REALLY get a locker for the back.

Shoot, it's about the same price as two (2) tires, and the improvement will be incredible!!!

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Unread 12-16-2009, 02:27 PM   #58
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im not buying tires till i have it lifted where i want it. sense i dont know how high im really gonna go with it, ill decide tires size after.

why do i need a locker if im jsut gonna be in the mud?
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Unread 12-16-2009, 02:49 PM   #59
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lockers help a ton in the mud! especially if you lock the front diff.

when you lock the front diff, the front axle wont need as much power to keep the tires spinning and to maintain some sort of traction. with less power needed up front, more power can then be transfered to the rear.

gatorayde locked his front diff and he says it works just as well, sometimes even better than a locked rear.
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Unread 12-16-2009, 04:53 PM   #60
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Are you going to be doing the drop brackets or have you changed and going with someing else does that guy sell them brackets to anyone and how much are they
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