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Old 12-03-2011, 06:29 AM   #1
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Atlas ll owners, need some advice

All of you that have the Atlas, how far did you have to drop your t-case? How much body lift did you install to keep the skid plate off the ground? For mine, I was able to mount the skid in the stock position, but I traded my soul and installed a 3 inch body lift. I don't have a suspension lift yet ($$ is tight but a Currie lift is in my future). I run 33s, and my skid plate seems to hang up everywhere. After the suspension lift, I will still need at least a 1 BL to clear 35s. What do you guys think the best combination for my lifts and skid plate clearance?

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Hey if you give me that atlas I'll buy your lift kit. Lol

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Hey if you give me that atlas I'll buy your lift kit. Lol
Might consider it if I had the $$ for the 4 speed Atlas! 😄😄😄
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All of you that have the Atlas, how far did you have to drop your t-case? How much body lift did you install to keep the skid plate off the ground? For mine, I was able to mount the skid in the stock position, but I traded my soul and installed a 3 inch body lift. I don't have a suspension lift yet ($$ is tight but a Currie lift is in my future). I run 33s, and my skid plate seems to hang up everywhere. After the suspension lift, I will still need at least a 1 BL to clear 35s. What do you guys think the best combination for my lifts and skid plate clearance?
I've installed several Atlas T-cases in TJ's. The most body lift I use is 1.25" and the lowest the flat skid hangs below the frame is 3/4" or 3/8" aluminum plate spaced down from the frame with a strip of 3/8" aluminum plate.

Part of it is getting the flat clocked case from AA and then some creative dimpling of the tub.

I just finished this one and while it doesn't have an Atlas, you can see the skid which is the same as I do it on custom builds and the Atlas would fit just fine.



This one is similar and has a flat skid with a bubble for the lower corner of the Atlas.



The rest of that rig-



On this one, I had to do the 3/8" spacer for the flat skid.

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That is what I need, after I get the suspension lift! Mind if I message you way in the future for details on how to do that?
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