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post #4591 of 6769 Old 07-10-2012, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
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Chris - Yup, sounds good. 9 full threads with the jam nut tight. That should get her pretty dang close. Oh, yeah haha, threads on the axle side thanks for all the help and tips! Ill keep y'all posted tonight. I might take it in for an alignment at some point too.

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post #4592 of 6769 Old 07-10-2012, 02:19 PM
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Chris - Yup, sounds good. 9 full threads with the jam nut tight. That should get her pretty dang close. Oh, yeah haha, threads on the axle side thanks for all the help and tips! Ill keep y'all posted tonight. I might take it in for an alignment at some point too.

Larry - oh yeah man, Moog is awesome stuff!
I can wait to order all new stuff! My a arm bushings in the rear I think are bad : / crap!!!!!

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I can wait to order all new stuff! My a arm bushings in the rear I think are bad : / crap!!!!!
For you since you are lifted sky high. I'd recommend the IRO adjustable a-arm for you. That'd be the best way to go for you.

For me. Since I'm at about 2.5 lift in the rear. I think ill just go with a whole new mopar arm and mopar ball joint all installed for me for 300 bucks. By the time I do the IRO arm for me it'll be near 400 bucks.

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For you since you are lifted sky high. I'd recommend the IRO adjustable a-arm for you. That'd be the best way to go for you.

For me. Since I'm at about 2.5 lift in the rear. I think ill just go with a whole new mopar arm and mopar ball joint all installed for me for 300 bucks. By the time I do the IRO arm for me it'll be near 400 bucks.
Wow that's expensive! Lol I'll look into the adj one thanks!

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Yup, it sucks, but the IRO arm is a great arm for lifts. Mopar arm will work for me. It should still be able to handle 2.5 inches of lift.

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For you since you are lifted sky high. I'd recommend the IRO adjustable a-arm for you. That'd be the best way to go for you.

For me. Since I'm at about 2.5 lift in the rear. I think ill just go with a whole new mopar arm and mopar ball joint all installed for me for 300 bucks. By the time I do the IRO arm for me it'll be near 400 bucks.
IRO a-arm is $300 and works for 2.5". why would you waste money on another OEM a-arm only to install the IRO later?
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IRO a-arm is $300 and works for 2.5". why would you waste money on another OEM a-arm only to install the IRO later?
Because I can get the OEM a arm with a new ball joint installed and done for 300.

It'd cost me 300 + 50 shipping + 50 install for the IRO arm for me.

I'm not sure what ill do yet, if I do install the OEM one, I won't do the IRO one down the road.

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I might just go with bushing for now since I have the a-arm spacer that came with my lift

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You could just throw on some rear long arms and skip doing it in stages...

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why not install it yourself? that's half the fun.
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I might just go with bushing for now since I have the a-arm spacer that came with my lift
Don't get the Omix-Ada bushings. Get mopar bushings.

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You could just throw on some rear long arms and skip doing it in stages...
Going to need some more lift to do long arms. I want to keep it at 2.5 inches for now. Maybe one day do 6.5 inch of 35's and 4.56 gears haha

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why not install it yourself? that's half the fun.
Way to lazy to do the rear a-arm, that thing is a bit** or at least can be. I don't have the tools for it either. Or a way to get it out if its stuck. Its worth it for 50 bucks man. Haha

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So what's the deal with the bolt on the frame side? I can't find a metric or standard size socket to fit. Its like rounded off??? Wth

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Figure it out. Lol. That was a dummy move.

JKS is in and torqued to ~75 ft pounds.

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Figure it out. Lol. That was a dummy move.

JKS is in and torqued to ~75 ft pounds.
How's it fit? I would love rear long arms since the kit for it replaces that pos a arm set up! But I don't have the $1,000 lying around lol.

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It fits fine. Got it pretty tuned. 9 threads on the jam nut was right about on the money. Shoot its better then what it was center wise.

Sadly...... there is still a tiny bit of play on the JKS poly bushings when torqued to 80 foot pounds. From the looks, much much less then the stock track bar had play wise. Hitting some bumps it I feel it in the steering wheel and a little shaky but better. Its all better.

I'm going to contact JKS about the poly bushings and see what they say.

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