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Old 03-07-2010, 07:05 PM   #31
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lol! Thats a good list you got goin.

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Old 03-07-2010, 07:30 PM   #32
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So I have seen a bunch of people will put on a lift and then get an alignment. I do not think this is necessary as pushing the axle down does not change the alignment like an A-arm lift.

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Old 03-07-2010, 07:32 PM   #33
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I believe that anytime you lift you have to align. I just put 3/4 spacers up front to level it and had to re-align.
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Old 03-07-2010, 07:49 PM   #34
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Lifting the rig changes the geometry of the front end enough that it pulls the tires inward increasing the toe-in. It's a good idea to have the toe-in checked after lifting.
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:21 PM   #35
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When you put a suspension lift on a TJ all you are doing is shifting the axle farther from the frame. The only thing you would notice is that the steering wheel would no longer be centered, but the alignment of the whole system would still be exactly the same with the exception of the Caster angle. (This is also a contributing factor of the bump steer or death wobble so many talk about, but that is another story) Toe in and Camber would not be affected because the control arm pivot points would be parallel with the axle. As long as those pivot points are parallel to the axle and you do not care that the steering wheel isn't exactly centered there should be no need for an alignment. Here is a quick watered down guide on the definitions.

Toe, Caster, and Camber - What does it mean and how to adjust it.
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:03 PM   #36
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So I took some pics today for ya guys. I love the lift!
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Looks great! Now Im positive my front is sagging with my aftermarket bumper and will soon get much worse once the winch gets mounted. Im going to have to install the JKS ACOS for sure.
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:17 PM   #38
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Yeah, I have almost exactly the same amount of space between the tire and the fender in the front and the back, but I have a heavy a** bumper in the back.
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but I have a heavy a** bumper in the back.
Same here though

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