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Old March 7th, 2012, 11:46 AM   #41
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Those lenses look like tears
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Old March 7th, 2012, 11:48 AM   #42
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Old March 7th, 2012, 12:32 PM   #43
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Looks good Do you like the RC long arms? I'm thinking of getting it for my tj
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Old March 7th, 2012, 12:53 PM   #44
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They are decent for the price.

The function is great, the rod ends and bushings seem to wear pretty fast.
I did DD it for two years.

RC has sent me (free)
Rebuilds kits for the rod ends twice
And changed out the urethane bushings for a clevite type.

I don't have the clevite bushings installed yet, the urethane get spongee after awhile plus the inner sleeve on those is known to deform and pull apart.

New kits all come with clevite bushings.

Rod ends, I am looking at going to a true Johnny Joint, IPO the RC joint. I do see the new style RC ends can be tightened.

If your just doing arms look up UCF, they have a better bracket kit that uses Johnny Joints and comes with the RC arms. His rear brackets also gives you separation, RC's brackets makes the rear a radius arm set up.


The full kit is complete from RC.
You will want a SYE if you dont have one for street driving-not in the kit.

Make sure you put anti sieze on rod ends when assembling to the arms. (for anyones kit/arms)

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Old March 7th, 2012, 02:56 PM   #45
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They are decent for the price.

The function is great, the rod ends and bushings seem to wear pretty fast.
I did DD it for two years.

RC has sent me (free)
Rebuilds kits for the rod ends twice
And changed out the urethane bushings for a clevite type.

I don't have the clevite bushings installed yet, the urethane seam kinda spongee after awhile plus the inner sleeve on those is known to deform and pull apart.

New kits all come with clevite bushings.

Rod ends, I am looking at going to a true Johnny Joint, IPO the RC joint. I do see the new style RC ends can be tightened.

If your just doing arms look up UCF, they have a better bracket kit that uses Johnny Joints and comes with the RC arms. His rear brackets also gives you separation, RC's brackets makes the rear a radius arm set up.


The full kit is complete from RC.
You will want a SYE if you dont have one for street driving-not in the kit.

Make sure you put anti sieze on rod ends when assembling to the arms. (for anyones kit/arms)
wow, your post if full of bullshit
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Old March 7th, 2012, 02:58 PM   #46
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he he LMAO
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Old March 7th, 2012, 05:06 PM   #47
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Wow that has come a long way. I remember when it was stripped down in the red barn.
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Old March 29th, 2012, 07:40 PM   #48
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This build thread rules!
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Old September 24th, 2013, 04:56 AM   #49
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Just got new lap top. Gayla got somewhat running. Have to get use to. What can see of new rig like.Waiting to see in person.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 06:25 AM   #50
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Just got new lap top. Gayla got somewhat running. Have to get use to. What can see of new rig like.Waiting to see in person.
He will break it before the next trail ride.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 06:41 AM   #51
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am a non-techie, please explain what 'flip of the switch' refers to. thx
Front locker can be activated remotely (from cab). Locked front axles suck monkey balls most of time as far as difficulty turning, torque steer, etc. In situations like being stuck or hanging one front wheel in the air (therefore rendering the other wheel ineffective), being able to lock the front differential at this time will allow power to the wheel that is touching something and increase traction available to the vehicle.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 06:50 AM   #52
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He will break it before the next trail ride.
Or!!!
This weekend! "TRYING" to "PICK" on my junk.
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