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post #61 of 73 Old 05-09-2011, 06:26 PM
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The front stretch is pretty much done, just needs some adjustment. Now for my shackles, what should I use. I need longer ones so how much longer should I go? Should I go with boom shackles or just longer ones? if you have a good link or a pic that would be great.
Thanks for the help.
For every 1" longer the shackle is, you end up with .5" lift, so use that to decide how tall you want it. The shackle angle will also get steeper the longer it is, if I remember correctly...


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post #62 of 73 Old 05-09-2011, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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So I was thinking 1" lift. So i will make them 2"s longer. With the stretch, it lowered the jeep about 1.5" front and back. Should I use the boom shackles or just longer straight ones? What will give me more wheel travel?
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post #63 of 73 Old 06-30-2011, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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This is as far as this project got, It has been parted out.
I really wish I could have finished it but I just don't have time and I bought a new daily driver/ trail rig, An 2006 Rubicon. I am now waiting on my 6" long arm and a few other parts. I will be starting a build thread for it soon.
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post #64 of 73 Old 06-30-2011, 08:42 PM
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That's too bad, it looked like it was really starting to shape up. Did you ever get to wheel it? Good luck with the new build, be sure to post a link.

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post #65 of 73 Old 06-30-2011, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
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Nope never got to wheel it, never even got to drive it.
Yes I will post a link when I start my new build thread.
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post #66 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 05:15 AM
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Nope never got to wheel it, never even got to drive it.
Yes I will post a link when I start my new build thread.
I would hate to be a passenger in your rear seat... those bars hurt just looking at them
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post #67 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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Ya I know, I wasn't going to have a back seat, I just set it in there for pictures.
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post #68 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 10:15 AM
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Ya I know, I wasn't going to have a back seat, I just set it in there for pictures.
Sorry you had to part it out
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post #69 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 07:40 PM
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I knew it was your Jeep. I seen it on kijiji and was thinking "That looks framiliar".
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post #70 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 07:42 PM
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hey man just seen this thing on kijiji too bad about the part out but good buy for the 2006 rubicon watch out for the OPDA tho (look it up)

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post #71 of 73 Old 07-01-2011, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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hey man just seen this thing on kijiji too bad about the part out but good buy for the 2006 rubicon watch out for the OPDA tho (look it up)
Wow! Thanks for the info I am going to check it right now.
Thanks a lot.
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Wow! Thanks for the info I am going to check it right now.
Thanks a lot.
hey man what color is the rubicon i will have to look out for it next time im in town i gotta try and fix the damn steering box tomorrow damn leaky thing gotta find a socket for the bolt that holds on the pitman arm

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