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post #1 of 7 Old 08-06-2010, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
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wheel about to touch spring on back

hey guys i was just doing a oil change and like always i just out under the whole jeep to see if anything is lookin messed up or what not.

anyways i was looking and the back driver side tire is like 1/4in from touching part of the spring and the back pass side is like 2-3 inches away what does this mean? i will have pics up in about 5 min
i took a good like at the tire and it never touched it yet so thats good

if this helps i have 33's 10.5 and a 4.5in lift

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post #2 of 7 Old 08-06-2010, 12:11 PM
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I had a similar problem. When i did my lift i had to put a rear adjustable track bar in even with the relocation bracket. That will re-center your axle with the proper lenth. I also went to new rims so with a different offset later to accomidate 12.5" tires.
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-06-2010, 12:22 PM
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if this helps i have 33's 10.5 and a 4.5in lift
As csabo said, you need to center your rear axle. Hopefully that 4.5" lift came with an adjustable rear trackbar. If not, time to get one

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I had a similar problem. When i did my lift i had to put a rear adjustable track bar in even with the relocation bracket. That will re-center your axle with the proper lenth. I also went to new rims so with a different offset later to accomidate 12.5" tires.
aww man lol how hard is that to do?
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As csabo said, you need to center your rear axle. Hopefully that 4.5" lift came with an adjustable rear trackbar. If not, time to get one
jeeps are never ending i guess ill start lookin for one now
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post #6 of 7 Old 08-06-2010, 12:33 PM
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aww man lol how hard is that to do?
It's not hard. You can take the less expensive route by simply installing a rear trackbar relocation bracket. The bracket will move the axle back in the opposite direction to what your suspension lift did to it. Like this one RE1603 - TRACK BAR BRACKET TJ REAR W/O - Rubicon Express. Or go with an adjustable length track bar which is a better fix but the relocation bracket will work fine too.

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It's not hard. You can take the less expensive route by simply installing a rear trackbar relocation bracket. The bracket will move the axle back in the opposite direction to what your suspension lift did to it. Like this one RE1603 - TRACK BAR BRACKET TJ REAR W/O - Rubicon Express. Or go with an adjustable length track bar which is a better fix but the relocation bracket will work fine too.
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