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Old 05-04-2010, 05:05 PM
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RE SuperFlx Rear upper cont.arm brake bracket question

Ok got the slip yoke eliminator kit put in by my local Jeep mechanic. It's my daily driver and didn't want it sittin in the driveway for 2 weeks if I did it.

Purchased the RE SuperFlex adjustable rear upper control arms thinking they were required. He puts them in and says that I have 7deg difference and since I plan on putting a d44 back there in a year or so(ie whenever I break the d35) I should be fine and we'll put the arms on then.

She runs ten times smoother but I think it can be better. I want that angle to be perfect. His concern is the brake bracket that bolts to the factory uppers are an issue and we have no way to tie them to the RE arms.

Do I need those brackets or can I just let the break lines hang? To me doesn't look like the lines are going to flex or hang down much anyway there pretty stiff.

If I can I want to put the arms on myself but not sure the best way to take the old ones off? (How many jackstands and how many arms am I gonna have to need?)

Any of you guys run into this?
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You will need no jack stands. Though a jack that can raise real high is what you'll need to push the axle around. As it is best to set the angle at ride height. You should be able to do it yourself though having a friend always makes it easier. Has that guy ever heard of zip ties? If your really worried they make metal zip ties too. Though isn't the rule, "If it ain't broke don't fix it" though don't they say "Rules are made to be broken". I think I would do it, but that is just me.

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Take the bracket off and zip-tie the lines to the control arm. No biggie, it's what I did.
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