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Old 07-16-2014, 07:13 PM   #1
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D44 SOA steering question

So I am getting ready to SOA my YJ with scout Dana 44s. I am not sure what size springs or shackles I will run yet. My question is what are the steering options?? I can't make sense of my google searches... Tjanks!

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Old 07-16-2014, 07:18 PM   #2
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If like to know this also... Be sure to post pics in the build section as you do the swap. I look forward to seeing the transformation.

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Old 07-16-2014, 08:22 PM   #3
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The best thing to do is OTT (over the top) steering set up. But, it has its draw backs. If not done precisely it will initiate death wobble in a heart beat.

The other option is to get a custom drag link that has the "S" bend in it to clear the springs. Either way, its going to cost.

Check out this link...YJ SOA: Spring Over Axle for Jeep YJ, SOA. Google it. They have all the info and the parts that you need to take a YJ SOA.
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Old 07-16-2014, 11:02 PM   #4
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The best thing to do is OTT (over the top) steering set up. But, it has its draw backs. If not done precisely it will initiate death wobble in a heart beat.

The other option is to get a custom drag link that has the "S" bend in it to clear the springs. Either way, its going to cost.

Check out this link...YJ SOA: Spring Over Axle for Jeep YJ, SOA. Google it. They have all the info and the parts that you need to take a YJ SOA.
I think I am going to get a custom drag link and a different pitman arm for now and call that my steering. then I will start collectiong the parts for the ott steering
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Old 07-17-2014, 11:38 AM   #5
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Theres my over the kunckle with dana 44 but i already had flat top knuckles made everything alot easier
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Old 07-17-2014, 12:17 PM   #6
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Theres my over the kunckle with dana 44 but i already had flat top knuckles made everything alot easier
I wish I had those, they would have made it alot easier

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