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post #16 of 192 Old 02-16-2013, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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My Metal Cloak control arms finally came in! Still waiting on my coil springs and antirock to get here though.

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post #17 of 192 Old 02-17-2013, 08:13 AM Thread Starter
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Installing my steering stabalizer today, and I'm having issues getting the old one off. I cant get it to come off from the drag link..I guess I need a bigger hammer. I'm on the verge of ordering a coil spring spacer from Rokmen for the front to level it out once I get my coil springs in, just cant decide on a 3/4in or a 1in spacer...thoughts??

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post #18 of 192 Old 02-19-2013, 01:41 PM Thread Starter
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Antirock showed up today. Still waitin on my wheel spacers and coil springs. The place i bought them from didnt sent them priority, so its probably gonna take another 4 weeks or so till they come in.
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post #19 of 192 Old 02-27-2013, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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So, I don't know what the deal is with my coil springs, but they still havent arrived. I did alot of thinking and decided to go up to a 3in spring. I was origionally going to go with 3 in BDS front springs and 2in BDS rear springs, but the only place that I could find that sold the springs seperetly, and mailed to an APO address, is currently out of stock of all their BDS springs. So, I'm doing what I should have done in the first place, going with the 3in Savvy progressive rate springs, or trying to anyway. I'm having issues purchasing them with my credit card having an APO address, so hopefully Gerald can help me get it figured out so I can buy the springs and get them on their way. I'm also going to purchase a Metalcloak adj. fron trac bar once I get the springs ordered. If the RC springs ever show up, I'll be sending them back.

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post #20 of 192 Old 02-27-2013, 03:46 PM
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Why MC for the TB? Why not Currie?

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post #21 of 192 Old 02-27-2013, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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Why MC for the TB? Why not Currie?
Good question. Two reasons, 1. my Jeep fund is running a little bit low (or it will be if I can get the Savvy/Currie springs). 2. I'm wanting to try out some of the MC stuff. Everybody and their grandma praises the Currie TB (not saying its a bad thing) so I kind of want to try the MC trac bar out to see how it holds up since I haven't seen any reviews on it, yet.

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post #22 of 192 Old 02-27-2013, 04:26 PM
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I was just curious. The guys at MC are top notch. Personally, I have a JKS TB that works well for my needs. The only thing I'm not a fan of with the MC TB is the frame end joint is a heim joint. JKS and Currie use a JJ. Just my 2 cents. MC's springs look interesting as well.

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I looked at the JKS TB also, but I'm really liking MC's stuff right now. In the beggining, I was back and forth between the Currie/Savvy 3in kit and the MC 3.5in kit (non long travel because i have no way to weld on the rear shock mounts), and when I was unable to purchase the Savvy kit due to shipping weight, I went to MC, and foudn out that their kit tends to net more than 4in of lift and needs a SYE/DS which I'm not ready to do yet. Thats the only reason I didnt buy the entire kit from MC. I think the Currie/Savvy springs will fullfill my needs as far as the route I am going with my build.

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Currie/Savvy springs are ordered..gonna order my MC TB tonight.

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post #25 of 192 Old 02-28-2013, 11:52 AM Thread Starter
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MC TB ordered.

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MC TB ordered.
Sweet look forward to your reveiew of it.
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MC TB ordered.
Cool! Does their TB require you to drill out the frame side mount hole?

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I dont think so. Their website says its bolt on, and all I should need is a ratchet and wrench set..but I guess we will find out. I'm kinda worried about my rear TB because of my exhaust.

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post #29 of 192 Old 02-28-2013, 03:29 PM
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I dont think so. Their website says its bolt on, and all I should need is a ratchet and wrench set..but I guess we will find out. I'm kinda worried about my rear TB because of my exhaust.
Is your exhaust not factory?

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post #30 of 192 Old 02-28-2013, 03:34 PM
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I dont think so. Their website says its bolt on, and all I should need is a ratchet and wrench set..but I guess we will find out. I'm kinda worried about my rear TB because of my exhaust.
Better pick you up a 5/8" drill bit. Edit: and a 1/2" drill bit.

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