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Old March 31st, 2013, 12:04 PM   #1
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My dad, cousin and I are in the process of lifting my 97 xj and need some help from somebody who's done this before... Even if you could stop by just for a few and show is some pointers that'd be highly appreciated...I know it's Easter but if someone could stop by that'd be great... Call Drew at 616-three-three 5 19two-eight were just north of holland right by New Holland and 136th... Thanks guys
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Old March 31st, 2013, 12:13 PM   #2
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Cant stop, but what are you having issues with?
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Old March 31st, 2013, 12:21 PM   #3
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Gettin the old lowers off and then putting both sets of control arms in after that... They're adjustable
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Old March 31st, 2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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I bet you can google how to set them
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Old March 31st, 2013, 03:32 PM   #5
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Get the old lowers off with a saw zaw. Put the new ones in with new bolts.

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Old March 31st, 2013, 03:57 PM   #6
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Get the old lowers off with a saw zaw. Put the new ones in with new bolts.

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This. I ended up doing that on the rear leaves too after the bolt seized into the bushing
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Old March 31st, 2013, 03:58 PM   #7
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Too bad I didn't see this earlier. I went right past there a bit ago.

I'll end up cutting the bolts in front if there frozen. I keep spares at work. They freeze up and stay there. Read the instructions on where to set the arms, that will give you a starting point. The rear will be the real fun.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 04:23 PM   #8
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The front is the easy part. Good luck.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 08:16 PM   #9
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We ended up cuttin out the old lowers... Huge pain in the ass but finally got em... Where I sit now.. New coils in, pitman in, rear part of uppers in.. I don't have instructions for the control arms.. Or the lift at all.. Bought it used.. Been using the PDF on rustys but that kit didn't come with adjustables so...
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Old March 31st, 2013, 08:29 PM   #10
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If in doubt get it all on and bring it to a shop for an alignment. If they are a descent shop they can adjust your arms and get everything right.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 08:35 PM   #11
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If in doubt get it all on and bring it to a shop for an alignment. If they are a descent shop they can adjust your arms and get everything right.
X2. My recommendation is south Kent alignment on division south of grand rapids.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 09:08 PM   #12
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X2. My recommendation is south Kent alignment on division south of grand rapids.
Sparta tire is also a great shop. Ask for Nate and tell him chad cooper sent you.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 09:26 PM   #13
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I'm tryin to find out on the Internet how to do it..thanks for the suggestions guys.. I appreciate it!
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Did you get it?

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How's this coming along?
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Old April 3rd, 2013, 07:03 AM   #16
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X2- I'm right down the road from you in Riley.... I could stop in if you still have questions.
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Old January 6th, 2014, 07:05 PM   #17
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Hey guys... Sorry I never followed up with this thread... I've done all of my online stuff on cherokeeforum.com lately but here's some follow up pics... I really want to get back into this site just because its local and I need some wheelin buddies!

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I have a complete build thread on CF which i plan on throwin on here eventually but if you want to check it out in the mean time here you go:
http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f46/pro...saster-134852/

But thanks for your help guys!
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Old January 6th, 2014, 07:09 PM   #18
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Old April 6th, 2014, 10:13 PM   #19
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I havent been on this site in a couple years. Kinda forgot about it. But I am in holland, Quincy and 140th.
Any help in the future, let me know.
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Old April 15th, 2014, 12:45 PM   #20
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wow, you all are less then 3 miles from me.
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