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post #16 of 17 Old 08-25-2010, 10:52 AM
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make sure u document every step if you gonna go with it, i might follow eventually, once im done with my current project


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post #17 of 17 Old 08-26-2010, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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You might want to relook at where those JK arms would end up on a KK,not a good spot.Plus using OEM JK arms means you need 4 different mounts on the vehicle side(not including the track bar),your going to need alot of lift to get everything under there.Myself and RL spent about 60 hours under my KJ trying to get the lift at 6" but that was never going to happen,heck 8" would be pushing with almost zero up-travel.The front end is a carbon copy of the KJ's,keeping it low sounds good but unless you just cut everything away it's just not feaseble.A uniframe vehicle like the KK is not a good starting point for that much cutting and then welding to since most of the uniframe on a KK is HSS which should not be welded to as it weakins it greatly.


But good luck.
I am not planning on using much of the original UniBody strength...rather to rely on the cage for much of the strength (think unibody tied into a frame vs. the other way around). I do plan on significant cutting and would like to remove as much of the "frame" as possible for clearance. I will most likely only use a portion of the floor, all of the side and top...and the rest fabricated.

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make sure u document every step if you gonna go with it, i might follow eventually, once im done with my current project
I will do that...lots of planning to do in the meantime. Put an '08 2500 together today and thinking those control arms may not be to bad...hmmm. Plenty of scheming to go around.
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