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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:02 AM   #46
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but if you really want to build a tall jeep that is stable and flexes well, outboarding your shocks is a must, keeps stability nice, along with a stiffer rear swaybar like the antirock or genright bar. fox, king, ORI, bilstein, all make good shocks/struts you really cant go wrong with any of em. you also have to take into account when building a jeep that tall with this short of a wheelbase and an 8.8 you will be running into driveshaft angles that you may not find to your liking

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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:03 AM   #47
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This is a waste of time.
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1997 ZJ limited - BONE stock
2003 tj - 4in skyjacker, 33" mickey thompsons
my on board alternator/welder write up
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my tj 1/2 doors on a yj write up
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RC vs BDS
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:03 AM   #48
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I'm mainly concerned about how well it will flex
Why?
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:06 AM   #49
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it just gets better and better
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:07 AM   #50
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but if you really want to build a tall jeep that is stable and flexes well, outboarding your shocks is a must, keeps stability nice, along with a stiffer rear swaybar like the antirock or genright bar. fox, king, ORI, bilstein, all make good shocks/struts you really cant go wrong with any of em. you also have to take into account when building a jeep that tall with this short of a wheelbase and an 8.8 you will be running into driveshaft angles that you may not find to your liking
That's helpful thanks
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:56 AM   #51
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This is a waste of time.
This just made me in the middle of class.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 10:14 AM   #52
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You keep talking about flex like it's the most important factor. It takes a lot more than too tall lift springs and shocks. Build smart not tall.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 10:25 AM   #53
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Definitely read some more before tackling this dude.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:27 AM   #54
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you might like this...
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:42 AM   #55
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Wow this thread keeps getting better and better every time I open it. I mean that in the most sarcastic way possible.

Alex he'd like to buy a Clue for $150

Good thing it's "Hump Day"

Put down the keyboard and walk away slowly.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:54 AM   #56
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Thanks thats some pretty good ideas
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:55 AM   #57
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That's a lot of flex out of a short arm
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:58 AM   #58
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That's a lot of flex out of a short arm
What else are you looking for out of a suspension?
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Unread 09-11-2013, 12:01 PM   #59
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Wow this thread keeps getting better and better every time I open it. I mean that in the most sarcastic way possible.

Alex he'd like to buy a Clue for $150

Good thing it's "Hump Day"

Put down the keyboard and walk away slowly.
You know I posted this for help finding a kit. Well then I decided to build one. I'm asking for ideas and opinions on what I should do. If I wanted to hear someone run there mouth I would have just talked to my girlfriend instead. Either help me out (which I will very well appreciate) or shut your cock suckers. Simple as that A lot of people can run there mouth behind a keyboard but I doubt any of them will come out from behind it. Lol. And I'm not on here to start trouble like some people are. I'm asking for advice. Help or gtfo .
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Unread 09-11-2013, 12:04 PM   #60
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What else are you looking for out of a suspension?
Not a thing. I do like the idea of long arms better though. I eventually plan to run 38s and i just don't want a super steep control arm angle. This jeep I'm building right now is my DD and weekend wheeler. So I need something that rides good on and offroad. The tires aren't going to kill me because i don't travel far. I just don't want something that's gonna jar my head off of my shoulders.
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