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Old March 30th, 2009, 12:11 PM   #1
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Old March 30th, 2009, 12:19 PM   #2
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looks good
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Old March 30th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #3
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Old March 30th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #4
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does it rub a little?
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Old March 30th, 2009, 12:55 PM   #5
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no, it does rub the new long arms when i turn sharp

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Old March 30th, 2009, 05:15 PM   #6
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Why did you re-use the stock crossmember? you might want to brace those arm mounts somehow, id hate to see those come off
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Old March 30th, 2009, 05:24 PM   #7
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Why did you re-use the stock crossmember? you might want to brace those arm mounts somehow, id hate to see those come off
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Old March 30th, 2009, 07:03 PM   #8
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Yea thats the first think I thought of, those two bolts aren't strong enough to support links for very long. I remember I had a 1" t case lowering kit on my last cherokee and bent the hell out of those bolts and the holes in the frame just from getting caught up on logs and rocks.
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Old March 30th, 2009, 08:28 PM   #9
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looks nice how much you into it for if you dont mind, might be interested later on if wanting to build another set
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Old March 30th, 2009, 08:30 PM   #10
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nice how much lift
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Old March 30th, 2009, 09:11 PM   #11
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Lookin good. You keep makin my old xj look better and better every time i see it.
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Old March 30th, 2009, 09:26 PM   #12
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good job cody i want to see it in action at the park now !!
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Yea thats the first think I thought of, those two bolts aren't strong enough to support links for very long. I remember I had a 1" t case lowering kit on my last cherokee and bent the hell out of those bolts and the holes in the frame just from getting caught up on logs and rocks.

ya, i welded the bracket to the sub frame later that day!
should have taking pictures of it after that.
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Old March 31st, 2009, 08:07 AM   #14
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ya, i welded the bracket to the sub frame later that day!
should have taking pictures of it after that.
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looks nice how much you into it for if you dont mind, might be interested later on if wanting to build another set
well i have $70.35 into the steel i reused my low control arms ends just cut them off so i could bolt them onto the axle.

the uppers and the the adjustable arms at the back i got from a friend i have not got the damage report on them yet so i don't know how much those are going to run me yet. i had to extend my shocks 3'' i use a 3'' body lift steel block for like a truck box lift that i had for that.

i'll get some better picutres so you can see.
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Old March 31st, 2009, 08:14 AM   #16
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nice how much lift

apparantley when i got it, it had a 4.5'' lift i put a 1.3/4'' spacer in the frount
and a 2'' block in the back.
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Old March 31st, 2009, 08:18 AM   #17
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good job cody i want to see it in action at the park now !!
thanks, now i need to work on the rear because it don't fex that good.
not sure what i'm going to do yet.was thinking of a four link or just getting some nice flexing rear leaf spings
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Lookin good. You keep makin my old xj look better and better every time i see it.
thanks, i'm trying
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looks good, if you haven't already, take the rear swaybar out and it will give you more flex in the rear. I did in my explorer and it let the suspension droop a lot more.
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looks good, if you haven't already, take the rear swaybar out and it will give you more flex in the rear. I did in my explorer and it let the suspension droop a lot more.
no swaybar in the back
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