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Unread 08-10-2012, 07:19 PM   #556
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Here is my jeep sitting next to a friends, both on 35"s mine has 2.5" coils with 1" BL and he has 4" coils.

His rides so much rougher than mine, could also be the shocks difference but my coils are alot softer(progressive rated)



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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
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Unread 08-10-2012, 07:36 PM   #557
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I know I've said this before, but I dig your TJ. I say go for the hylines.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 01:38 PM   #558
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Haha thanks man, I was looking at doing them with my tubes, just modifying them..but I think I would rather go with a set of rokmen or genright high lines and call it a day.
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 06:42 PM   #559
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I am doing the goferit tie rod flip, and I could easily tell my track bar bracket would rub my tierod at full bump, so I cut an inch off the bottom of it and raised the track bar.

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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-12-2012, 02:22 PM   #560
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Moved the front axle forward a little more than an inch. She sits at about 95.5" wheelbase, perfect stance for now

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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-12-2012, 03:08 PM   #561
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Man that one inch front stretch is really noticeable from the side view. Nice one. From the angle of your arms it looks like we're about the same height in the front but your a bit higher in the back. Looks great as it sits! but a little lower in the rear might be even better. I'm surprised it's that high actually with a hardtop / full doors and a 2.5 spring.
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Unread 08-12-2012, 04:27 PM   #562
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Moved the front axle forward a little more than an inch. She sits at about 95.5" wheelbase, perfect stance for now
What's the stock length, center of axle to axle?

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Unread 08-12-2012, 05:30 PM   #563
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What's the stock length, center of axle to axle?

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Unread 08-12-2012, 07:01 PM   #564
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Yeah its about 93.5" stock, my rear is pushed back an inch and the front is a little more than an inch. I love the stance now.
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-13-2012, 11:01 AM   #565
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Looks great as it sits! but a little lower in the rear might be even better. I'm surprised it's that high actually with a hardtop / full doors and a 2.5 spring.
I didnt even notice this at first, usually when I take the top off and doors, itll raise the rear an inch. I have 2.5" coils all around, I do have an 8.8 in the rear now, which I believe lifts the jeep about .5" because the bigger axle tubes.
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-14-2012, 12:54 PM   #566
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Flipped Tie-rod ad repainted riddler:

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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-14-2012, 01:21 PM   #567
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looks good!

how are clearances with the sway bar mount?
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Unread 08-14-2012, 01:23 PM   #568
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It doesn't rub anywhere, this is just a temporary solution. I dont plan on going offroading for another few weeks, maybe longer. I want to fix some bugs and just get use to driving it again haha. Once thats all sorted out, I will raise the mount and weld a gusset for more support.
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-14-2012, 01:55 PM   #569
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Oh and I thought i'd be cool and climb my friends 35"
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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Unread 08-16-2012, 08:49 PM   #570
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Riddler for the 8.8 and currie anti-rock should be here tomorrow.
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2.5" RC Progressive, 1" M.O.R.E BL, Long Arms, HP30, 8.8, 35" BFG KM2s
[SIZE="1"]Aussie, Powertrax, Riddler, Bilstein, Rubicon Express, Artec, Tom Woods
Currie, Poison Spyder, OME, Cragar, Smittybilt, Precision, Rustys, Teraflex[/SIZE][/CENTER]
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[B]SOLD[/B] 1994 YJ, OD Green. 4" RC. 2" BL. 2" SL. 1" MML 35" MTZ.
[B]SOLD[/B] 1998 TJ, Red, Stock, 161k, 5sp, 6cyl.
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