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Unread 03-31-2010, 09:10 PM   #61
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BB also depends on what springs they are from, and how sagged they are. Just imagine if they are from '97 4-cyl with a soft top... they wouldn't sit as high as a 2006 Rubi with the dual top option.

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Unread 03-31-2010, 09:13 PM   #62
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Yeah I'd definitely bring that down. If you wouldn't mind, could you take two measurements for me--ground to skid and ground to frame? And I'm assuming that's a 2" or 2.25" BB?


Center Skid? It measures 16 inches. Just in front of skid is 17 inches.

That is with the 2 in BB. I also have a 95 in wheel base. The front trackbar is hitting the Differential beside the driver spring mnt at a large bump.
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Unread 03-31-2010, 09:15 PM   #63
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BB also depends on what springs they are from, and how sagged they are. Just imagine if they are from '97 4-cyl with a soft top... they wouldn't sit as high as a 2006 Rubi with the dual top option.
They are from a 97 4cyl with soft top
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Unread 03-31-2010, 09:19 PM   #64
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They are from a 97 4cyl with soft top
Oh man... could have had like another 1" Measure the coil (and BB) to see just how much lift over stock you have.
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Center Skid? It measures 16 inches. Just in front of skid is 17 inches.

That is with the 2 in BB. I also have a 95 in wheel base. The front trackbar is hitting the Differential beside the driver spring mnt at a large bump.
OK, thanks. Those are probably pretty darn soft springs, too. I was just trying to get a measure on how tall my springs actually are.
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OK, thanks. Those are probably pretty darn soft springs, too. I was just trying to get a measure on how tall my springs actually are.
There is a FAQ with the list to high how a lift is based on spring height.
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I am thinking of running the stock springs in the rear after I relocate the buckets and the 2.5 in the front.
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There is a FAQ with the list to high how a lift is based on spring height.
Dude, I know........

Springs wear, numbers change.
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Man, you're just going crazy with this stuff.

It's a JEEP thing some of us Understand.
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Like yeah, These are so short when the weight is on them. The front track bar is only 3/4 inch from the front diff cover.
Man, that's low. If my numbers are right, my springs sit about 2" higher than where you're at now. I'm just going by the skid numbers--I'm @ 17.5" and my skid hangs down 1" lower than yours.
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Unread 03-31-2010, 10:02 PM   #71
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Man, you're just going crazy with this stuff.

It's a JEEP thing some of us Understand.

I just only want to Build it once. Next step after this install is: Front and rear ends? I just can not decide?

Thinking rock jok 60s or Mopar 44s Built hmmm?
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I just only want to Build it once. Next step after this install is: Front and rear ends? I just can not decide?

Thinking rock jok 60s or Mopar 44s Built hmmm?
Jesus man. What size tires? With anything over 35's, you're going to need to consider stretching, which is going to cost you much more $$--new control arm frame brackets, new fuel tank/fuel cell, longer drive shaft, and many hours in the garage. I's stick to 35's, MAYBE 37's. With 60's your diff clearance would suck. So that leaves some nice 44's. Why not just go with a built 44 in the rear and HP 30 up front? Just as strong as a 44 (unless you go with an old HP44) and widely available. Truss it, lock it and you're good to go.
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Jesus man. What size tires? With anything over 35's, you're going to need to consider stretching, which is going to cost you much more $$--new control arm frame brackets, new fuel tank/fuel cell, longer drive shaft, and many hours in the garage. I's stick to 35's, MAYBE 37's. With 60's your diff clearance would suck. So that leaves some nice 44's. Why not just go with a built 44 in the rear and HP 30 up front? Just as strong as a 44 (unless you go with an old HP44) and widely available. Truss it, lock it and you're good to go.
x2... no need for d60 unless you have more room between the tires. 37"s are pushing it for any axle below d60 except for the JK axles which really aren;t even d44s.
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Unread 03-31-2010, 10:29 PM   #74
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very nice jeep! crawled thread, this is gonna be a good one
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Jesus man. What size tires? With anything over 35's, you're going to need to consider stretching, which is going to cost you much more $$--new control arm frame brackets, new fuel tank/fuel cell, longer drive shaft, and many hours in the garage. I's stick to 35's, MAYBE 37's. With 60's your diff clearance would suck. So that leaves some nice 44's. Why not just go with a built 44 in the rear and HP 30 up front? Just as strong as a 44 (unless you go with an old HP44) and widely available. Truss it, lock it and you're good to go.
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x2... no need for d60 unless you have more room between the tires. 37"s are pushing it for any axle below d60 except for the JK axles which really aren;t even d44s.
I was just mainly screwing with you guys, Really D60? The budget went out the door last month. I do not have the balls to go where I will need D60s. I plan to only run 35s. Maybe 37s

I am really thinking of JK axles converted. I can get a set from the Jeep dealer we have in our Inventory at work. They are already locked and set up for a TJ. They are just special order only and take about 2 weeks. Then I will have to regear though.

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very nice jeep! crawled thread, this is gonna be a good one
Thanks Dude!
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