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Unread 03-02-2015, 03:48 PM   #1
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high steer for tj with prorock 44

I'm getting a prorock 44 built for my 99 wrangler. The plan is to use reads racing knuckles and I thought it would be a good time to upgrade the steering since I'll be putting 37" tires on it. What high steer cross over system do people with this setup recommend?

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Unread 03-02-2015, 04:41 PM   #2
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I'm getting a prorock 44 built for my 99 wrangler. The plan is to use reads racing knuckles and I thought it would be a good time to upgrade the steering since I'll be putting 37" tires on it. What high steer cross over system do people with this setup recommend?
What width are you getting the axle built at? Did you tell them you intended to use high steer for the bracket placement?
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Unread 03-02-2015, 05:04 PM   #3
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Stock tj width. No I haven't but the knuckles come with the holes already drilled on the knuckle.
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Stock width axles and 37" tires are a bad idea.
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Unread 03-02-2015, 05:15 PM   #5
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Stock tj width. No I haven't but the knuckles come with the holes already drilled on the knuckle.
If your plan is 37s you should have got wider.

If you want to go to high steer the location of your axle side track bar mount becomes important.
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Are the inner Cs on the new axle for a stock TJ outer knuckle?

The Reid knuckles you are referring to, are they the TJ conversion knuckles?
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Unread 03-02-2015, 05:37 PM   #7
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http://www.dynatrac.com/products/tj/pro-rock44.html

http://www.reidracing.biz/off-road-p...-jeep-knuckles
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You're asking for guys to make a lot of assumptions to answer your question.

The Reid conversion knuckles will work with stock-type TJ steering that can be upgraded to Currie HD steering.

The Reid conversion knuckles do not have an upper steering arm. Only provisions for them to be added.

There is a difference between High Steer and Cross-over steering. Do you really mean High Steer?
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Unread 03-02-2015, 06:22 PM   #9
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I heard that once you go to 37's you get the death wobble unless you upgrade the steering linkage and that is what I'm trying to figure out right now and what route to go.
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I heard that once you go to 37's you get the death wobble unless you upgrade the steering linkage and that is what I'm trying to figure out right now and what route to go.
Go with Currie HD TJ steering on your Reid conversion knuckles. Easy, works very well and is also cheaper than doing cross-over, which will be all custom fab.
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No reason to go to crossover steering on a TJ with stock width axles.
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I heard that once you go to 37's you get the death wobble unless you upgrade the steering linkage and that is what I'm trying to figure out right now and what route to go.
You really need to read a bit more and understand what DW is.
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Unread 03-02-2015, 10:03 PM   #13
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Why don't you school me with the DW then.
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Unread 03-03-2015, 02:28 AM   #15
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Without going into some long description of how and what causes death wobble, it's basically caused by worn or improperly adjusted parts. If holes are not wallowed out, parts are not worn, bolts are properly torqued down, wheels are ballanced and a proper allignment is done, there is no reason for DW.
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