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Old October 30th, 2007, 05:02 PM   #41
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a bad idea was listed here.

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Old October 30th, 2007, 05:13 PM   #42
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Horrible idea. Don't be one of those people.
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Old October 30th, 2007, 05:43 PM   #43
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Had an idea.

What if, I cut the tie rod about 6in from each end, make a 45 or so cut, plasma this, harbor freight weld this.....:chiefwoohaw:

Is this a HORRIBLE idea or a viable one?
http://128.83.80.200/taco/scarysteering.html

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Old October 30th, 2007, 05:50 PM   #44
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Haha OK scratch that. Nevermind.

Heres a better pic.

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Old October 30th, 2007, 07:04 PM   #45
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SO, basically, I need longer hi steer arms. Ones that are set up for both crossover AND hi steer.

Anyone have any brand names? I have looked into WFO, BTF, haven't really found anything that will work.
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Old October 30th, 2007, 08:16 PM   #46
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you need to pull your springs out, install your shocks and design/package it at full stuff.

what you cant see is how close the radiator is to the steering ram and also the track bar to the crank pulley.


I actually have a bit of interference with the -6 fitting on the steering ram and the trans cooler line on the radiator.


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Old October 30th, 2007, 09:00 PM   #47
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you need to pull your springs out, install your shocks and design/package it at full stuff.

what you cant see is how close the radiator is to the steering ram and also the track bar to the crank pulley.


I actually have a bit of interference with the -6 fitting on the steering ram and the trans cooler line on the radiator.

that is a really cool setup, but I am not running hydro steering, my front wheelbase isn't stretched, and I am not using the stock trans cooler.

At this time, I need to make this Jeep driveable, hell even moveable. This is the only concern as of now. Areas where things might not work are at the least of my concern. I just need longer hi steer arms and to bolt the sumbitch back together before the snow flies.
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Old October 30th, 2007, 09:33 PM   #48
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that is a really cool setup, but I am not running hydro steering, my front wheelbase isn't stretched, and I am not using the stock trans cooler.

At this time, I need to make this Jeep driveable, hell even moveable. This is the only concern as of now. Areas where things might not work are at the least of my concern. I just need longer hi steer arms and to bolt the sumbitch back together before the snow flies.
you missed my point.

I'm saying you are going about it wrong, if you really dont want to hit one issue after another you have to do it correctly.

take a picture from the drivers side looking parallel to the axle just above the steering arm.

I cant see very clearly but it looks like a piece of cake. run the drag link to the hole in the passenger side tie rod on the back side of it. run the tie rod on the front most hole on both sides (im not sure if there is one on the drivers side, if there isnt then its your own dumb ass fault for not getting one with it, if there isnt get one that has it). then DEFINATELY make/buy a track bar bracket for the axle end that is at the correct height. while you're at it you might as well make a new frame side bracket too.
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Old October 30th, 2007, 09:55 PM   #49
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you missed my point.

I'm saying you are going about it wrong, if you really dont want to hit one issue after another you have to do it correctly.

take a picture from the drivers side looking parallel to the axle just above the steering arm.

I cant see very clearly but it looks like a piece of cake. run the drag link to the hole in the passenger side tie rod on the back side of it. run the tie rod on the front most hole on both sides (im not sure if there is one on the drivers side, if there isnt then its your own dumb ass fault for not getting one with it, if there isnt get one that has it). then DEFINATELY make/buy a track bar bracket for the axle end that is at the correct height. while you're at it you might as well make a new frame side bracket too.
That is his problem :miff:
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Old October 30th, 2007, 11:26 PM   #50
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I think it's time to cut it all out and bolt up some leaf springs.
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Old October 30th, 2007, 11:42 PM   #51
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I think it's time to cut it all out and bolt up some leaf springs.
No shit.
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I think it's time to cut it all out and bolt up some leaf springs.
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Old October 31st, 2007, 08:52 AM   #53
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That is his problem :miff:
I mentioned somethng like that earlier and you tried to explain to me what was and was not the problem. :miff:
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