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Unread 08-19-2013, 01:58 PM   #5386
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2.5" is much more suitable for lowers and that's the route I'll go once I bend these. The uppers, on the other hand, are more than adequate.
Branik recommends 2.25" for lowers if you're doing go fast/hit hard wheeling. 2" is the norm for rec wheeling lowers/uppers. 2.5" would be overkill.

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Unread 08-19-2013, 02:35 PM   #5387
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Branik recommends 2.25" for lowers if you're doing go fast/hit hard wheeling. 2" is the norm for rec wheeling lowers/uppers. 2.5" would be overkill.
Connor knows what needs to happen, when it gets implemented is a somewhat different matter
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Unread 08-20-2013, 07:31 PM   #5388
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Branik recommends 2.25" for lowers if you're doing go fast/hit hard wheeling. 2" is the norm for rec wheeling lowers/uppers. 2.5" would be overkill.
What's wrong with overkill?
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Unread 08-21-2013, 10:01 AM   #5389
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What's wrong with overkill?
^Exactly^ Overbuild it.
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Unread 08-21-2013, 10:39 AM   #5390
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Some say "overkill/overbuilt." Others say "safety factor."
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JF taught me that the 2.5L, Ax-5 and D35 together are so powerful that angels weep when I shift into 4LO.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 08:39 AM   #5391
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Well, I'll be starting a new job with a new company in a couple weeks and I'm very excited about it. I'll be going to work for Sherry Labs as a Materials Fatigue Specialist, so I can finally say that I get to destroy things for a living. I got the tour of the facility yesterday and to say that there's some cool stuff going on there is an understatement.

And I saw more than one machine that could very easily support some cool Jeep component-related testing.....how about cycle testing a JJ and Duroflex bushing @ 60 Hz? Tensile and compressive testing track bars? Fun fun.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 08:49 AM   #5392
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Congrats man.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 09:58 AM   #5393
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Sounds like the perfect gig for a jeeper, congrats Connor.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:08 AM   #5394
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That sounds awesome, congrats!
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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:37 AM   #5395
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Sounds right up your alley, congrats!
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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:48 AM   #5396
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Good luck man, very jealous
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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:54 AM   #5397
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Thanks guys.....as for Jeep-related crap,

I won't be wheeling this weekend like I wanted. I've been too busy with BS and working on other Jeeps to work on mine. I'll probably just relax out on the lake this weekend and hopefully get to the Jeep soon for some fall wheeling/camping--my favorite season, by far.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 11:17 AM   #5398
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That sounds like a perfect way to simulate 8 years of Duroflex abuse.
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JF taught me that the 2.5L, Ax-5 and D35 together are so powerful that angels weep when I shift into 4LO.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 01:20 PM   #5399
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What's wrong with overkill?
Nothing if it "needs" it.

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Some say "overkill/overbuilt." Others say "safety factor."
What FS do the design controls of this Jeep require? What are the user needs? How will it be verified/validated that these requirements were met? Are these concerns captured in the DFMEA?

I say overkill and FS, just depends on the audience. I don't assume everyone I talk to is a Senior Development Engineer with a BSME like myself.

I'll check back in another two weeks if I remember to see all the witty banter.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 01:30 PM   #5400
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BTW, thanks for the input Roes. Always good to hear from you.
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