I run the waggy springs in spring under configuration with a v8 and I don't get much axle wrap. I could definitely see the need for spring over though
build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
2" BL, 4" stretch all on saggy waggy springs.
Originally Posted by ssyj94 View Post
I have been thinking about the axle wrap issue too. I don't know if it will be worse or not. I think I'm already getting some axle wrap because I can see where the yoke ears touch the 8.8 flange adapter and I doubt it is binding because of too much articulation
Worst case I will go with a RuffStuff anti wrap bar. Its not my DD.
It's a leaf spring thing they all wrap it just depends how bad. I ran a bar like that when I was SOA rear for awhile and it kept everything where its supposed to be. With the 2" springs you'll prob be fine from the added arch.
Link locked and ready to rock
Screwed around with the brakes again this evening. I adjusted the booster rod a couple times to get rid of the slack in the pedal. It helped but I think i may need to thread it out a little farther. During some testing I can get the fronts to lock up quick in the dirt but the driver side locks up before the passenger. So I bled the passenger and didn't get any air out but I can definitely squeal them on concrete if I push hard enough. I don't think the 8.8 is grabbing much. I may follow The Goob's lead and mess with the prop valve.
A little update for anyone that is following. My 44044s should be here tomorrow. I think I am going to bolt them up with the short side forward so I can still run my driveshaft and pinion angle just to check them out. Once I get them broken in and see if I like my ride height, I will decide if I want to weld on my Ruffstuff hangers any farther back and get my driveshaft lengthened and re-weld my spring perches. Something interesting I found out: one end has bushings with a 1/4" flange to fit a 3" hanger, but the other end has 1/8" flanges to fit a 2.75" hanger. So I ordered some new bushings from Barnes4wd along with their rear crossmember bumper and frame tie ins. I figure I should get some recovery points in the rear before I regret it, and cover up my ugly crossmember. I think someone ripped a bumper off of it once upon a time.
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