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Unread 07-25-2007, 08:04 PM   #1
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Is their a CJ coil spring conversion?

I was searching around on the internet, and couldn't find a coil spring conversion for a CJ. Does anyone make one? I'm thinking about doing it in the future, and I'd love their to be a kit. So, is their?

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Unread 07-25-2007, 10:21 PM   #2
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Tomken was at least working on one at some point, Black Diamond may still have one, and BlueTorch or one of the other fab parts guys has a more rudimentary kit (you get the materials & brackets, but have to figure out the math and weld up everything yourself).
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Unread 07-26-2007, 02:20 AM   #3
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Here's Black Diamnods X2 system. Its only for YJ and CJ-7's though, no exactly sure why there is no CJ-5 system though.
http://www.4wheelonline.com/jeep/Cat...NavigationTree

That X2 system, I believe they call it their extreme coil over system, rocks though. Hell of a lotta articulation!

I can't find Black Diamond's website? Anyone have a link for it?
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Unread 07-26-2007, 07:32 AM   #4
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Go to Superlift's website. They manufacture Black Diamond lifts.
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Unread 07-26-2007, 11:26 AM   #5
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Apparently that Black Diamond kit will only work on the wide-track axles. Anyone else have any more of them?
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I'm going to guess that for a stock wheelbase 5, there is just not enough room to put in a decent 3 or 4 link. I'm in no way a fabricator or a suspension guru, but I'd imagine the angles would be real tight. Not impossible, but not worth the time, effort, and expense to produce for the relatively small number of CJ-5s that might want it.
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Unread 07-26-2007, 12:04 PM   #7
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I have seen an assortment of DIY 3 and 4 link setups on CJ-5s all worked, all were tight. It can be done., and done well.
You won't find a kit for a 5 because there is not enough market (excluding liability issues)(like you said).
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No one loves the 5 guys. Guess I'll have to build one at some point. Anyone know a JF member that has it on their 5 I can get some help from?
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