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Old 01-16-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
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6" Lift with 2" Body. What should all my control arms be at?

I am about to bolt in my front axle back in my Jeep TJ. My question is if anyone know what my control arms should be at. Front upper and lower. Rear upper and lower. Or maybe a good technique to find the adjustments myself. I want to take my time and do it right. Please let me know any feedback. Thanks

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is this a new kit or one already on the jeep? who makes the kit? also is it 6" spring and 2" body or 4" spring and 2" body for a total of 6?

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Old 01-16-2013, 10:53 PM   #3
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is this a new kit or one already on the jeep? who makes the kit? also is it 6" spring and 2" body or 4" spring and 2" body for a total of 6?
New kit. Rough Country 6 with flex arms. 2" coil spacers. And there is a body lift that I bought with the Jeep, I believe its a 1". The body lift should not matter all that much. Correct?
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So you're telling us you have a 6" suspension lift that you're going to put 2" coil spacers on top of, in addition to a 1" body lift??
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So you're telling us you have a 6" suspension lift that you're going to put 2" coil spacers on top of, in addition to a 1" body lift??
Yes. Correct. I was thinking about getting rid of the spacers. I understand its a little extreme/dumb.
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Yes. Correct. I was thinking about getting rid of the spacers.
That would be a smart idea. The spacers would give too much lift for the size of the shocks. Aside from that, it's still not a good idea to stack lifts like that. I highly doubt you'd need 8" of suspension lift. Your COG would be sky high. Your drivetrain would also hate you.
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That would be a smart idea. The spacers would give too much lift for the size of the shocks. Aside from that, it's still not a good idea to stack lifts like that. I highly doubt you'd need 8" of suspension lift. Your COG would be sky high. Your drivetrain would also hate you.
I was fearing the COG. I was actually contemplating removing them. Im glad im looking into this now. So if I was just at my 6in. Any ideas with the control arms?
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I was fearing the COG. I was actually contemplating removing them. Im glad im looking into this now. So if I was just at my 6in. Any ideas with the control arms?
I have no idea what you should adjust the arms to for 6" of lift. Do you have a SYE/CV? What are you planning to do to remedy the driveshaft angle?
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6" is still ridiculously tall.

Set the arms to the length that gives you a square axle that's centered at ride height with proper pinion/caster angle. At full bump, the upper and lower bump stop cups should be concentric. Length doesn't matter, those things do.
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I am about to bolt in my front axle back in my Jeep TJ. My question is if anyone know what my control arms should be at. Front upper and lower. Rear upper and lower. Or maybe a good technique to find the adjustments myself. I want to take my time and do it right. Please let me know any feedback. Thanks

Inverted? Thats an absurd amount of lift. Would invest in a strong roll cage.

I could be wrong, but that seems a tad unsafe.

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