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Unread 06-02-2005, 06:53 PM   #1
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Show your Rock Krawler Lifts.

like the topic says, that way it helps people when deciding which lift to get just to see different pics of jeeps and different sizes of RK.

here's mine:















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Unread 06-02-2005, 07:52 PM   #2
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First...nice looking Jeep...

but, it also helps to here the other side of the story...

here's a couple posts from another board I'm on, which has a lot of VERY knowledgable suspension fabricators and wheelers:



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DO NOT under ANY circumstances go for one of RockKrawler's parts, ESPECIALLY any of there "3-link" CRAP. If you have a question about this comment call me and I will discuss it with you further.......

Andy

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X2! Without a doubt RK has the worst products, customer service, and about everything else of anyone in the business.

hopefully you're satisfied with yours...but if anybody else wants to talk to Andy about his comment, let me know...

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I've heard alot of bad stuff about RK early products, but I've heard alot of good stuff about them lately. I have a friend running one of their kits and he's very happy with it. His also flexes much better than in those pics, too.
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Unread 06-02-2005, 10:34 PM   #4
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I've heard alot of bad stuff about RK early products, but I've heard alot of good stuff about them lately. I have a friend running one of their kits and he's very happy with it. His also flexes much better than in those pics, too.
I didn't get to try it out yet, but it rides better than stock. Oh, in those pics, I am not disconnected...
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disco and it will go a lot higher on the fork lift
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Unread 06-03-2005, 02:26 AM   #6
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disco and it will go a lot higher on the fork lift
well....duh!!
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I didn't get to try it out yet, but it rides better than stock. Oh, in those pics, I am not disconnected...
Ah, that makes sense then. My friend has tweaked his as much as possible (for him at least) and he's very happy with it. He keeps telling me to come drive it, but I haven't had the chance yet. He's had it on a couple wheeling trips and drives it to work occasionally and is very happy with it.
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I am happy with my rk 4" La lift. Yours looks good too.
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Unread 06-04-2005, 07:57 AM   #9
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like the topic says, that way it helps people when deciding which lift to get just to see different pics of jeeps and different sizes of RK.

here's mine:

good looking rubi. but have two questions:
1) what is your wheelbase now?
2) can you adjust the arms out any more to center the rear wheel in the wheel well? looks like the rear wheel is moved forward.
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good looking rubi. but have two questions:
1) what is your wheelbase now?
2) can you adjust the arms out any more to center the rear wheel in the wheel well? looks like the rear wheel is moved forward.

it may be moved forward a bit...but remember, as the rear suspension flexes, the wheel will move "back" as it moves "up" as it follows the arc the control arm will travel...

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exactly what Big Waylon said. My wheel base, I am not sure of, I dropped it off at the shop to fab up some rock sliders and didn't get the chance to measure yet...
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it may be moved forward a bit...but remember, as the rear suspension flexes, the wheel will move "back" as it moves "up" as it follows the arc the control arm will travel...

Greg
yeah, i remember that plus there is a gas tank back there. but i was wondering since i saw pics other LA kits with the rear tires centered.
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