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Old 08-20-2014, 12:24 PM   #631
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hey big.

got a few questions about the wishbone. is there a certain length on the wish bone. What was the length of the pipe you used? anything else you could tell on building it would be great!!

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Old 08-20-2014, 02:02 PM   #632
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It all depends on the jeep honestly

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Old 08-23-2014, 08:44 PM   #633
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Hey big, where did u get ur drop pitman arm, the ones I have found were only like 3.5 inch drop and I thought u said urs was 4 inches. I have also seen the extreme drop pitman arm I think it is for the xj tho. Do u know if that would fit the yj?
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:35 AM   #634
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I guess I needed to be more clear. It's a arm for a 4 inch lift kit, not a 4 inch drop. You can also use a 79 f150 drop arm too, but the draglink will have to be upgraded
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:42 AM   #635
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Ah. Ok thanks. When u say upgraded, did u build ur own or buy one?
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Old 08-25-2014, 10:32 AM   #636
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I build pretty much everything in house.
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Old 08-26-2014, 07:31 PM   #637
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Hey big can u take pics of the front axle and how u have the steering set up. I would greatly appreciate it!
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Old 08-28-2014, 04:33 PM   #638
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Old 08-28-2014, 04:45 PM   #639
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:05 PM   #640
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:42 AM   #641
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I've been reading this forum for a month and it's great learning experience.
I have a 93 yj it has 3 inch body lift and I believe 4 inch shackles. But it's not soa. I have 35s on it but where I go mudding in florida. (5a or bust) tjere os some deep puddles. I would like to lift it wth soa. My question is can i keep the shackles and do soa . Want to get high as possible. I do not drive ot in the streets. Would like to keep engine out of water. Thanks for your info and replies
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:44 AM   #642
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:51 AM   #643
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:23 AM   #644
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You can do soa with your setup but it's gonna be hard to get the rear shaft to fit
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You can do soa with your setup but it's gonna be hard to get the rear shaft to fit
Hello thanks for the reply .. what suggestion do u have to make rear shaft work .. thanks this is my first jeep . My dad purchased it for me im only 19 .
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Old 03-30-2015, 02:54 PM   #646
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To go that high, your gonna need a slip yoke kit with at least a 1350 single joint, and dropping the case, and rotate the rearend
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Old 04-06-2015, 02:29 PM   #647
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Ibuildembig,
When you set up the rearend do you set the pinion angle the same as the tc output angle? If I remember right you set the pinion at 28* how much tc drop did you use? My jeep currently has tc 4" lift w tc drop and I have no vibes so I'm guessing when I go to soa I can set driveshaft the same as it is now and be all right. What's your thoughts?
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Old 04-06-2015, 05:51 PM   #648
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No I set it by eye. Every jeep is different. I usually set at 2-3 degrees below the centerline of the shaft
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Old 04-07-2015, 10:29 PM   #649
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Ibuildembig,

Sorry if this has been covered already but what springs do you recommend for the SOA, my 95 has these awful 4" RC SUA springs on it, now sits around 3" in the front and 3.75" in the back, dreadful ride. I would like to start bringing in the parts to do the SOA on it and will need to buy new stock springs, can your recommend a brand other than the jeep dealer ?

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Old 04-07-2015, 10:41 PM   #650
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One other thing, pivoting the rear differential up that much (dana35) does it starve the bearings up front of oil?

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