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Old July 9th, 2009, 01:13 PM   #1
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I am thinking about getting this to do my d44 d60 install.
Any comments on it?
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Old July 10th, 2009, 01:41 PM   #2
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looks like a bolt on SOA kit, I would stay away. Your going to upgrade from your stock axles so your going to have weld everything anyway. Also your 44/60 have larger tubes that your stock axles so the u-bolts and brackets they send probably wont work. I would just order the brackets from someone and weld them on. Everybody thinks SOA is the cheapest way to lift a YJ and its really not. You have to address steering, shocks, brakes and a traction bar.
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looks like a bolt on SOA kit, I would stay away. Your going to upgrade from your stock axles so your going to have weld everything anyway. Also your 44/60 have larger tubes that your stock axles so the u-bolts and brackets they send probably wont work. I would just order the brackets from someone and weld them on. Everybody thinks SOA is the cheapest way to lift a YJ and its really not. You have to address steering, shocks, brakes and a traction bar.
No, I know it isnt an easy way to lift as that isnt why I am doing it. Never once did I say that. I was just asking about the kit. I currently have a 3.5" lift so I am lifted. I did read into it more and talked to a tec. person on their site and yes it is a bolt on. What differance is there with the breaks other than the extended break lines?
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their stuff breaks stuff?
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Thanks all I posted this then I started reading more and seen that I cant even use it if I wanted to or if it was worth it. Not for me....
But thanks guys
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rocky road is a big piece of crap company. i wouldnt use their stuff for paper weights
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Everybody thinks SOA is the cheapest way to lift a YJ and its really not. You have to address steering, shocks, brakes and a traction bar.
you don't HAVE to use a traction bar.. but its a good idea.. what if you're only running 35's
you need to change shocks and steering with any lift kit. I dunno a home brew SOA seems pretty cheap to me ?
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I've done several SOA's I I think they are pretty simple. Steering has never been a big issue, you have to modify your steering for most any lift of that amount. And yes, you need a traction bar for any size tire. For those that have a SOA, there are those that already have a traction bar and those that will have a traction bar.
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I've done several SOA's I I think they are pretty simple. Steering has never been a big issue, you have to modify your steering for most any lift of that amount. And yes, you need a traction bar for any size tire. For those that have a SOA, there are those that already have a traction bar and those that will have a traction bar.
So is it best to make a traction bar?
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