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Old 07-25-2007, 06:12 PM   #1
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Anyone else have prob's with 2" BB?

I am taking this s**tty lift out. what a waste of money! The rear driver side (that flat round peice on top of the coil) rubs agaist my tire so bad its about to tear through it. The rear passenger side has about 1" clearance but 1/16" on the driver side. The front end is making banging noises and it sounds it is going to fall out every time I take a turn. Some have told me that it may be the vibrations that are making my rear seal go, but not to sure. Lowered the T-case but that didnt do anything. I can not believe all the problems I am having with tbis latley. Is it because I have wanted a Jeep for so long that I am cursed??

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Old 07-25-2007, 06:16 PM   #2
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That's very odd. I've never heard of anyone having that much trouble from just a BB before.

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Old 07-25-2007, 06:23 PM   #3
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What kind did you get?
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skyjacker. should have left it alone
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I just put that one on mine a few months. Are you sure you got the right year.
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Well the rear end problem is probably stemming from a track bar issue. Measure each side off the frame and see how much further it sticks out to the passenger side.

What size tires are you running on it?

Odd that so many of you are getting vibes with the BB's. Haven't seen that many BB's vibe out in a long time.
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Old 07-25-2007, 06:35 PM   #7
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i´ve the skyjacker BB. it works fine and without any problems.
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I run 32 x 11.50. The iside of the tire to frame on driver side is 2" and the passanger side is 2 5/8". How do I correct that? I do use stock rims with not much back spacing. could that be an issue?
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I just put that one on mine a few months. Are you sure you got the right year.
It said for 05-06 so I figured it must be O/K. I'm new to the Jeep thing so please bear with me.
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I run 32 x 11.50. The iside of the tire to frame on driver side is 2" and the passanger side is 2 5/8". How do I correct that? I do use stock rims with not much back spacing. could that be an issue?
thats normal after a lift. you can correct this with an adjustable trackbar or with a track bar bracket.

i also have 32x11.5x15 tires but i have no rubbing.

perhaps you sould only ad some wheel spacers. then the problem will be gone.
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The trac bars will shift anytime you lift your rig.

There are a few different ways to accomodate these changes. A lot of people will re-drill a new hole on the front trac bar axle mount. And bear with me because I don't run a rear trac bar and haven't for 4 years, but I believe they make drop brackets for the rear that will move your axle back over.

Only other way is to get adjustable trac bars.
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I run 32 x 11.50. The iside of the tire to frame on driver side is 2" and the passanger side is 2 5/8". How do I correct that? I do use stock rims with not much back spacing. could that be an issue?
The only way to fix the axle location is a new adjustable trac bar... but are your tires on stock rims? That might be the reason for rubbing. You'd need new wheels with a bigger offset to stick them out a bit more.
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You'd need new wheels with a bigger offset to stick them out a bit more.
or some cheap wheel spacers...
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Thanks for the info guys, but I'm on a small budget (wife and kids take it all) so I'll prbly take it out. Way to many problems with this Jeep so I may even trade it in for another one, maybe step up to a Rubi next. Had it 6 months and its been in the shop 7 times. I drive 83 miles one way to work so I need something that doesnt leak oil on the car behind me or wait till the tire blows out. That would ruin my day for sure.
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or some cheap wheel spacers...
Cheap wheel spacers equal garaunteed disaster on the highway.
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or some cheap wheel spacers...
Just one more thing you'd have to tighten back up
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Just one more thing you'd have to tighten back up
I heard its not good to run wheel spacers.
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Nah... you can get some black steelies with proper backspacing to correct this for about $35 each from summit.

As far as the other issues I have no idea. May have gotten a lemon. If you can trade for a Rubi though I'd say go for it.
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Like 1BLKJP said - its wreak waiting to happen. I personally would never run them, but lots of people have with no problems. I just feel worried about mounting my wheels to something other than the axle itself.
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Old 07-29-2007, 06:19 PM   #20
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2" lift and 32's are now history...
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i wil take out my 2" BB this week. but not because of problems. i put in a 2.5" OME susp. lift instead...

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