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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:24 PM   #16
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Oops made a typo, the RRO one is only 3/8" thick but they claim 9/16" lift (not sure how true that is). Either way you're not gonna notice a huge difference so you might as well just go with the cheapest one. I went with the Rusty's. Also, if you stack two, you'll need longer strut tower bolts like JeepN4KC said.
I wish someone sold 1/2 front spacers. I thought the total width of the rro spacers was 9/16 not 9/16 total lift. Bummer

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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:27 PM   #17
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Your steering rack and UCA/ball joints will be screaming with that set-up. You'll also need longer strut tower bolts if you're gonna stack 2x9/16" spacers up front.
Didn't mean stack them, I meant that the spacers usually yield x 2 of the spacer width.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 08:47 PM   #18
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I wish someone sold 1/2 front spacers. I thought the total width of the rro spacers was 9/16 not 9/16 total lift. Bummer
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Didn't mean stack them, I meant that the spacers usually yield x 2 of the spacer width.
You can stack two 1/4" spacers to get a 1/2" spacer which should yield about an 1" of lift but you'll need longer strut tower bolts.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:13 PM   #19
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There's about a half inch of threads of the stock strut plates above the nuts right now. I wonder if aftermarket upper strut plates might have a longer stud? I will look into that tomorrow at work and measure the length of the available threads on the stock studs
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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:22 PM   #20
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I have a Rusty's 1/4" strut spacer on mine and there's no way you could safely fit another one on the stock studs. Your best and easiest bet is to just knock out the old ones and weld in some newer, longer grade 8 bolts.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:47 PM   #21
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I have a Rusty's 1/4" strut spacer on mine and there's no way you could safely fit another one on the stock studs. Your best and easiest bet is to just knock out the old ones and weld in some newer, longer grade 8 bolts.
IM Going to look into aftermarket strut plates from napa, and if no difference, knock out the old stud and hammer in new ones
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