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Old 10-07-2011, 12:22 AM   #1
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Installing Currie Currectlync steering system

Weekend is approaching soon and I am planning to install my Currie Currectlync steering system. I need some advice....

Should I remove the front tires or leave them on?

Does the Jeep need to be on a lift or just jack the front end up?

Will I need a full alignment after it is done?

I am trying to make this as painless as possible. Thank you in advance!

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Should I remove the front tires or leave them on?
Take them off

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Does the Jeep need to be on a lift or just jack the front end up?
Just jack the front end up.


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Will I need a full alignment after it is done?
Yes.

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Old 10-07-2011, 05:43 PM   #3
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Thank you for the advice. I will tackle it tomorrow.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:02 PM   #4
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......Should I remove the front tires or leave them on?.........
I immobilized my steering and left it on the ground.

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.....Does the Jeep need to be on a lift or just jack the front end up?.......
See Above.

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...........Will I need a full alignment after it is done?......
Basic Jeep Front End Alignment will help you do it yourself.

I am in no way wanting to contradict MikeMTJ but, with "heeps" there are many ways to "skin a cat". It all depends on your level of expertise, work environment and available tools.
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:53 PM   #5
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Okay...got the Currie Currectlync installed and did a wheel alignment on it. It wasn't too bad to install. This thing is very solid and very happy that I did the upgrade.
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:59 PM   #6
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Congrats! It's a good upgrade!
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There is no need to remove the front tires or jack the Jeep up to install Currie's steering kit. The whole job can be done with the tires on the ground and you'll save a lot of time doing it that way.

And the only part of an alignment you will need to do afterwards is to adjust the toe-in and center up the steering wheel. Both of which can be easily done in your garage with nothing more than a wrench and tape measure.

Here's how... Basic Jeep Front End Alignment

Here's a more 'repeatable' way of measuring between the tires for setting your toe-in. Set it so the front is about 1/16" closer together than in the front. That will give you a good toe-in setting that is just as accurate as an alignment shop can provide.
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I installed my Currie system with the wheels still on, and the Jeep on level surface. I did need an alignment, as it was way off. Cant beat the Currie System, its so beefy.
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Okay...got the Currie Currectlync installed and did a wheel alignment on it. It wasn't too bad to install. This thing is very solid and very happy that I did the upgrade.
Glad to hear it went smoothly.

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I installed my Currie system with the wheels still on, and the Jeep on level surface. I did need an alignment, as it was way off. Cant beat the Currie System, its so beefy.
Good to hear. It's next on my mod list.
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Good to hear. It's next on my mod list.
You wont be dissapointed.
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You wont be dissapointed.
I'm really happy with my Currie Antirock so far, and since I've already bent and replaced my drag link once I figure it's a no brainer upgrade.

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