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Old 06-05-2012, 01:14 AM   #1
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JK Long arm kit

A buddy and I are going to begin (in the next couple of months) to build a long arm kit for my 2dr JK rubicon. I was wondering what you guys have tried/done/experienced. What to do for sure and what to avoid, plus anything else you want to pitch in. And if you had any pics of your homemade kit or of one.


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Old 06-07-2012, 12:25 PM   #2
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I've only installed a Rubicon Express long arm kit in a 1998 cherokee. Took quite a bit of work. more than I expected. all said and done, 2 weeks start to finish. Even after install was complete adjusting control arms and track bars to get a straight tracking XJ took several more weeks to fine tune.

I have a long travel kit in my JK and it was only a 4 hour install with basic hand tools and jacks. No cutting or welding required. Very happy with it, OME LT kit from Northridge.
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