Originally Posted by feva4u
I have 4" between the jack stand and where the axle is at in that picture.....which is 6.5"at the tire. I believe uptravel is measured at the spring perch, could be wrong, I'm just a wannabe jeeper in way over my head
Help me out people, should I have more travel than that at the tire or is that normal? Doesn't seem right to me.
nah, your fine -
the difference between your wheel travel and the axle to bump travel is driven by how far out the bump stop is from the axle center line.
when one side is stuffed and the other droops, the axle pivots at that point and the stuffed side will continue to go up till the drooped side runs out of travel. if your bumps are out board it wont move much, if there more inboard it will move alot more - like a seesaw.
i dont think theres an exact right answer. youd just want to be sure everything clears and your shocks arent acting as the stops when its stuffed.