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Old February 25th, 2011, 06:29 PM   #41
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wherever you can find one for cheap. That is the exact kit I bought from Iron Rock
good kit? worth buying?
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Old February 25th, 2011, 06:30 PM   #42
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I Googled "zj rear axle bracket kit" and this was the first result

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Old February 26th, 2011, 11:44 AM   #43
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I haven't actually got them yet. They should be here Monday, but I'm sure it is a huge improvement over stock.
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Old February 26th, 2011, 11:54 AM   #44
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That's a pricey kit, but not too bad when you consider that all the hardware comes with it....
Balistic Fab has some nice bracket kits as well for about 1/2 the money. You will have to supply your own hardware and then pick and choose what you need to get everything you need to hook everything up.

I always forget about that thing having a track bar on the rear too....
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Old February 26th, 2011, 08:40 PM   #45
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Yeah it is a little pricey. You do get the convenience of the hardware and not having to source all the brackets separately though. I'll give you a better review when I get them on Monday...maybe even snap some pics if you're lucky.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 02:01 PM   #46
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That's a pricey kit, but not too bad when you consider that all the hardware comes with it....
Balistic Fab has some nice bracket kits as well for about 1/2 the money. You will have to supply your own hardware and then pick and choose what you need to get everything you need to hook everything up.

I always forget about that thing having a track bar on the rear too....
i remembered the trac bar in the rear

Balistic has some cheap c gussets for the dana 44 i just picked up. besides Balistic do u know of any other good places to get brakets?? i knew a few but kinda forgot cuz i wasnt looking for stuff at the time haha
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Old February 27th, 2011, 02:05 PM   #47
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Yeah it is a little pricey. You do get the convenience of the hardware and not having to source all the brackets separately though. I'll give you a better review when I get them on Monday...maybe even snap some pics if you're lucky.
fingers crossed for pics!!
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Old March 1st, 2011, 06:27 PM   #48
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thanks!

are those both the shock mounts in the bottom right corner?

is it a beefy kit? worth it?
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Old March 2nd, 2011, 05:46 PM   #50
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The shock mounts are in the bottom left corner. Yes - beefy as hell
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I'd go with different shock mounts, I think those, like stock, hang to low and get hung up and stuff, if can, I always go with a center axle shock mount.
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But it helps keep a descent shock length, there isn't much room to begin with for a descent length shock.
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The shock mounts are in the bottom left corner. Yes - beefy as hell
bottom left? hm. what are those tad looking things in the bottom right corner?

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wanna say those are sway bar mounts.
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wanna say those are sway bar mounts.
is it just me or is there only 1 set of CA mounts??
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No. The LCA mounts are middle left. The pass. side UCA mount is top middle, and the driver's side UCA mount is incorporated into the TB mount (two parts in upper right)
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No. The LCA mounts are middle left. The pass. side UCA mount is top middle, and the driver's side UCA mount is incorporated into the TB mount (two parts in upper right)
gotcha. thanks for clearing that up. do u have a 8.8 that u are building? build thread?
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Yes I have one. I haven't updated my build thread on here in a long time, MC has the most updated info. Basically I have an 8.8 torn down and all the parts, I just need the money to have the work done to it.
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Yes I have one. I haven't updated my build thread on here in a long time, MC has the most updated info. Basically I have an 8.8 torn down and all the parts, I just need the money to have the work done to it.
so u are sending your stuff out to get done??
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I don't really have a choice. I don't have a welder, and even if I did I haven't welded in so long that I wouldn't trust myself to do a decent job.
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