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Old August 28th, 2010, 06:21 PM   #1
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Default Rock Krawler LA upgrade or Home made upgrade

My XJ just has a 3" coil/ leaf lift now with stock arms. I want to step up to a larger lift because I've stopped using it for dding.

I have two options.

Upgrade the front end with a Rock krawler LA kit. This would give me an easy upgrade to long arms, plus it will give me a easier kit to mod later when I step up to D44/9" combo.

Create my own long arm kit. This will give me the same net result, but I'll have to set up my own crossmember/ link setup. This may give me better ride characteristics.

My garage is fairly limited. I have no welder and so I'd have to have someone else do the link setup. Not the end of the world just not desireable.

I have given thought to a Y link upgrade, but I'm trying to stay away from a D side link attachment later on.
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Old August 28th, 2010, 06:35 PM   #2
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I had the RK LA kit on my old xj. Mine was still daily driven with 6" RE coils and 33's. It was an easy upgrade to install and was the best upgrade installed next to the rear locker.
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