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01-10-2013 12:24 PM
Rb1boxer_3 I have the rk 3.5" max travel and love it. My friend has the fab tech on his fj and it sucks it doesn't come with as much stuff as my rk came with and paid the same. Also his is a 6" and mines still bigger
01-10-2013 11:35 AM
kurtz265
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Originally Posted by kramer2k View Post
x3
Got it, thats exactly what I will do- thanks!
01-10-2013 08:58 AM
kramer2k
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Originally Posted by goodysgotacuda

14mm for stock track bar bolts. 14mm is extremely close to 9/16, just lightly run a drill bit through the arms and they'll be good to go. That's what I'd do over just putting another 14mm bolt in a 9/16" factory hole.
x3
01-10-2013 08:53 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by goodysgotacuda

14mm for stock track bar bolts. 14mm is extremely close to 9/16, just lightly run a drill bit through the arms and they'll be good to go. That's what I'd do over just putting another 14mm bolt in a 9/16" factory hole.
X2

Or ream open
01-10-2013 08:24 AM
goodysgotacuda
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Originally Posted by PieFace View Post
I upgraded to the poly bolts, but they dont fit the RK control arms and track bars. You want to get the stock size bolt, but shouldered.

7mm? someone correct me? the polys are 9/16
14mm for stock track bar bolts. 14mm is extremely close to 9/16, just lightly run a drill bit through the arms and they'll be good to go. That's what I'd do over just putting another 14mm bolt in a 9/16" factory hole.
01-10-2013 08:02 AM
kurtz265 Lol dammit!! Now you tell me!!
01-09-2013 11:48 PM
PieFace
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Originally Posted by kramer2k View Post
You can get a bolt replacement kit from places like Poly Performance that replace the OEM suspension bolts. The replacements are shouldered properly and don't allow the play like the OEM bolts do. The OEMs are thread the entire length of the bolt and they can gouge out the holes in your bushing over time. The shouldered ones are tighter and the thinking is that there won't be any place with them.

Here's a good read: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/the...128154-25.html

I upgraded to the poly bolts, but they dont fit the RK control arms and track bars. You want to get the stock size bolt, but shouldered.

7mm? someone correct me? the polys are 9/16
01-09-2013 10:26 PM
Z-TJ
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Originally Posted by kramer2k View Post
You can get a bolt replacement kit from places like Poly Performance that replace the OEM suspension bolts. The replacements are shouldered properly and don't allow the play like the OEM bolts do. The OEMs are thread the entire length of the bolt and they can gouge out the holes in your bushing over time. The shouldered ones are tighter and the thinking is that there won't be any place with them.

Here's a good read: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/the...128154-25.html
Thanks
01-09-2013 10:21 PM
kramer2k
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Originally Posted by Z-TJ View Post
What is this bolt replacement you speak of?
You can get a bolt replacement kit from places like Poly Performance that replace the OEM suspension bolts. The replacements are shouldered properly and don't allow the play like the OEM bolts do. The OEMs are thread the entire length of the bolt and they can gouge out the holes in your bushing over time. The shouldered ones are tighter and the thinking is that there won't be any place with them.

Here's a good read: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/the...128154-25.html
01-09-2013 10:16 PM
Z-TJ
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Originally Posted by Six View Post
Get my bolt kit tonight. I'm going to put it in this weekend.
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Originally Posted by kurtz265 View Post
Too bad you dont live closer, funny thing is, my bolt kit is arriving tomorrow and I'll be installing Saturday.

Are you going to have the jeep re-aligned after the bolt replacement?
What is this bolt replacement you speak of?
01-09-2013 02:07 PM
kurtz265
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Originally Posted by Six View Post
Get my bolt kit tonight. I'm going to put it in this weekend.
Too bad you dont live closer, funny thing is, my bolt kit is arriving tomorrow and I'll be installing Saturday.

Are you going to have the jeep re-aligned after the bolt replacement?
01-09-2013 12:25 PM
Six
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Originally Posted by kurtz265 View Post
Did you get that resolved yet? I had a bit of wobbling as well but Im 99% certain its a tire balance issue with the MTRs
Get my bolt kit tonight. I'm going to put it in this weekend.
01-09-2013 12:11 PM
Wharfrat
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Originally Posted by JK jeepgirl View Post
What is a "caster" or a "toe"? Haha.
Caster, Camber, Toe
01-09-2013 12:05 PM
kjeeper10 Ugh ... I feel you guys. Gets frustrating.
01-09-2013 11:51 AM
kurtz265
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Originally Posted by Six View Post
I like my RK...except for the DW
Did you get that resolved yet? I had a bit of wobbling as well but Im 99% certain its a tire balance issue with the MTRs
01-09-2013 11:31 AM
Six I like my RK...except for the DW
01-09-2013 11:12 AM
JK jeepgirl
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Originally Posted by kurtz265 View Post
4.5-4.7 Caster (mine is at 5.2 seems perfect)
0 (neutral) toe
What is a "caster" or a "toe"? Haha.
01-09-2013 10:07 AM
kjeeper10 Honestly, I've never seen neutral (0) mentioned.
Usually 1/8 -1/16 33"-35"
01-09-2013 10:05 AM
WatchThis! I have allways been told that you want a little bit f toe in.
01-09-2013 10:02 AM
kramer2k Toe should be slightly in if using larger tires, correct? Otherwise neutral is okay?
01-09-2013 10:01 AM
kurtz265
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
Hmmm usually a little toe in is rec. should be ok though
Hmmm, yah thought that was a bit strange but I had 2 guys at RK swear to me they liked to see a neutral toe
01-09-2013 09:56 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by kurtz265
spoke to RK on the phone yesterday, man those guys are helpful and patient. For what it is worth, they told me the proper alignment specs following a 2.5 inch lift is

4.5-4.7 Caster (mine is at 5.2 seems perfect)
0 (neutral) toe
Hmmm usually a little toe in is rec. should be ok though
01-09-2013 09:52 AM
kurtz265 spoke to RK on the phone yesterday, man those guys are helpful and patient. For what it is worth, they told me the proper alignment specs following a 2.5 inch lift is

4.5-4.7 Caster (mine is at 5.2 seems perfect)
0 (neutral) toe
01-09-2013 08:57 AM
kjeeper10 Don't know if anybody voted RK yet.

Soooo. RK
01-09-2013 08:43 AM
JK jeepgirl Wow. Okay. RK it is then. Thanks guys!
01-08-2013 11:41 PM
kurtz265 Another fan of RK here
01-08-2013 10:12 PM
kramer2k Well look who it is!
01-08-2013 10:04 PM
PieFace My truck wears an RK 2.5 xfactor in steel.

If I had it to do over again, with a new truck, I might go taller, but I'd still go RK. Im planning 37s in the future.

Also, I should mention, I have driven the RK guys nuts with questions. They dont get annoyed.
01-08-2013 09:52 PM
westofhwy5 RK 2.5 here too and love it. Although it looks and feels more than 2.5, I havent actually measured it though...
01-08-2013 09:49 PM
kramer2k RK here as well. It's pretty awesome stuff IMO. But it's my first lift on my first Jeep so I haven't dealt with other brands.
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