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Old March 15th, 2011, 01:03 PM   #1
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Weather's warming and no excuses, so it's getting time to finally do my swap.
Does anybody run into issues with the pig hitting the gas tank in a TJ?
Seems with the cover on, it looks to go at least another 2" back from the centerline of the axle.
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Old March 15th, 2011, 05:16 PM   #2
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I think with it in stock location you should be fine.
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It's not uncommon for it to rub just slightly, depending on angle and lift height. You can either "clearance" the diff cover or the tank skid.
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A stock LCA is 16" and I'm out to 161/2 with a 4" RC lift that actually is higher.
By "clearance" I'm guessing you mean the BFH route
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A stock LCA is 16" and I'm out to 161/2 with a 4" RC lift that actually is higher.
By "clearance" I'm guessing you mean the BFH route
Yes, thus the quotes

I'd try it first and see if it rubs. If not, you're set.
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I'm trying not to buy new lowers, but with my TT and lift I'm at 20 deg on the pinion so...
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