We ordered, and just received our H.D. Offroad Engineering XJ Shackle Relocation Kit
a couple days ago. I stumbled across this set-up over on NAXJA. Because we need a little additional height in the rear (the front will have 2" BB spacers, and this kit adds ~1-1.5"), and to get a better shackle angle and better articulation, I ordered up the kit from Brian over at H.D. Offroad Engineering. There are some offerings from other companies, but this looked the most stout and heavy-duty to me.
Here's what the pre-installed set-up looks like:
Just because I'm a perfectionist
, I rounded off all the corners with a grinder & sander, and prepped the shackle relocation kit and the T&T Dana 44 truss for paint. I primed all but the bottom 1/2" of the truss, which will get 3M Weld-Thru primer. I wanted the inside of the truss to be well-protected from the elements.
After the first coat of Eastwood primer...