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Old March 21st, 2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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I just bought a 1999 XJ a few weeks ago that was rust free to start my new build. It will have a Dana 44 front Ford 9" rear with 4.56 gears. 10" Lift consisting of Clayton Long arm crossmember with custom long arms, Rustys 9" coils and extra oem isolators for just a little extra and 4" lift Comanche leafs to lift the rear. Also have a modified ARB Bull Bar with MileMarker PE8000 Winch and custom rear bumper.

Dana 44 before the 6 lug outers




Super Short SYE


Ford 9" 4.56 Detroit Tru Trac Custom 6 lug Moser Shafts
Chevy 1/2 ton Standard Calipers and 2001 Chevy 1/2 ton rotors



Getting Started








The 4" Comanche springs push the axle back almost 3" but i wanted to use them for the softer ride and better flex so this was the remedy


I had to cut off the old brackets and put the new ones in place movnig the axle back forward


I used Auto Zone Special Chevy drop shackles for the rear also only $30


and heres how it sits so far just waiting for the rear axle to be bolted in and then have to put the bumpers on


11/23/2011 (pardon the crappy pics)
Its driving now


Theres plenty more flex just need bigger things to drive on




3/31/11
Heres how its sits with the ARB on it



6/18/11
Got the Rear bumper on and now got the Bushwackers just need to put them on (thanks Beejers)...few pics flexin to












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Old March 21st, 2011, 09:30 PM   #2
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this setup was bad ass on the last Jeep can't wait to see how it does this time around
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Old March 22nd, 2011, 05:00 PM   #3
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i thought the axle's looked familiar, how'd the poly performance peices work, i thought about useing them in conjuntion with 62" chevy springs
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:26 PM   #4
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ya better get over here this week so we ca put your ARB on lol or else i may end up with a tripple threat ARB fleet!
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 05:37 PM   #5
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Nice!!!!!
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 05:40 PM   #6
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Sorry, but there's a patent on red steering linkage.
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 05:44 PM   #7
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I'm liking this jeep better. Look bad ass once the bumpers are on.
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 10:12 PM   #8
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Sorry, but there's a patent on red steering linkage.
yup and its in my name
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 10:22 PM   #9
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few new pics up
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Old March 24th, 2011, 05:50 AM   #10
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looks good, it has a nice stance, nice
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Old March 24th, 2011, 06:13 AM   #11
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finally got my track bar in Op we need to get out and wheel i want to see how she likes the adjustable instead of stock lmao
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Old March 24th, 2011, 06:18 AM   #12
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Very nice....
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Old March 30th, 2011, 11:08 PM   #13
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couple more pics
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yeah dude, that's a sick looking xj. Very prepared build. Good job!
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Old April 1st, 2011, 10:52 AM   #15
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Where did you get the leaf brackets? Are they made by Synergy?
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i like the idea of the leaf brackets, what size tires are those now ? 35s ? looks like you need to trim and put some 37s on that thing ! I plan on doing this same setup on my xj in the fall.....but with only 5 in of lift. I like it.
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the leaf spring brackets are Synergy through PolyPerformance...its going another inch or two taller and teh factory flares are coming off when I find a set of Bushwackers bc i dont wanna pay full price for them. Its 35s on it now with plans for 38s.
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Old June 17th, 2011, 11:57 PM   #18
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got a few pics up and my rear bumper on...going on next week is my Bushwackers, JCR Frame brace and YJ steering box conversion, and winch
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Bushwackers, JCR stuff and YJ steering box YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!
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Old August 1st, 2011, 10:14 PM   #20
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Got new tires today 16/38.5-15 TSLs....need to get more hardware to put the rear Bushwackers on and also my Warn M8000 winch cam today...also note i still havnt trimmed the rear at all...the factory flare is actually still on the passenger side in the rear





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