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05-20-2013 07:23 PM
MYKIDS95YJ Thank you
05-20-2013 02:32 PM
indirocz28 I'll have to read through all of this when I get time.

Sorry to hear about the accident. The replacement looks great!
11-26-2011 09:56 PM
MYKIDS95YJ Damm rainhad to work inside all day
maybe sunday
11-26-2011 11:40 AM
MYKIDS95YJ The pictures and install instructions showed it with the pins in on front and rear
I called to make sure,
they confirmed this was right
I have seen some that have pins for towing, Daystar

Daystar KJ61019BK - Daystar Front Greaseable Tow Shackles for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ - Quadratec


the ones i used are OME
Old Man Emu Greasable Shackle Kit for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ - Quadratec
11-26-2011 10:10 AM
60mg
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Originally Posted by yj93ben
....aren't your front shackles mounted backwards? It seems to me that the third bolt is supposed to be forward. I don't use that style, so I could be wrong. But all I've seen they are reversed.
This set seems to be adopted for hooking up towing bar and in this case do need to be mounted middle bolt forward, however boomerang shackles do get mounted bend-inside to protect springs from being folded while coming back from full flex. The middle bolt would work as a limiter that wouldn't let the spring end bolt to cross the center line of a shackle which would cause the spring to fold inside. Nasty problem
11-26-2011 09:35 AM
MYKIDS95YJ
Quote:
Originally Posted by yj93ben View Post
....aren't your front shackles mounted backwards? It seems to me that the third bolt is supposed to be forward. I don't use that style, so I could be wrong. But all I've seen they are reversed.
I wasnt sure ether so i called the guys at ARB ( they where great to work with) that is the correct way!
the pins are inversion pins, they are there to hit the frame as a stop of sorts( although I think you would have to be realy flying through the air , or droping in from high up to do that)
love the suspension, rides great
11-26-2011 08:04 AM
yj93ben
I could be wrong, but.....

....aren't your front shackles mounted backwards? It seems to me that the third bolt is supposed to be forward. I don't use that style, so I could be wrong. But all I've seen they are reversed.
11-25-2011 06:34 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
New SRC Bumpers Installed

We got front and back bumpers and tire carrier on today
plus new horns
10-12-2011 06:24 AM
60mg
Quote:
Originally Posted by MYKIDS95YJ
They are screamers
maybe i will try Dura Tracs
The best ones I've tried so far in that regard are general grabber at2. I saw them at quadratec at 147 per tire 32"
10-11-2011 08:38 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
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Originally Posted by 60mg View Post
You should trim the flares. Just around the wheel. Will look and clear those tires better
I was going to install Smitybuilt tube fenders, but I changed my mind
I probily will put new fenders (right front is rotten)in the spring
and then trim the flares
10-11-2011 11:01 AM
60mg You should trim the flares. Just around the wheel. Will look and clear those tires better
10-11-2011 09:38 AM
MYKIDS95YJ
Love the Wheels...Hate! the tires

They are screamers
maybe i will try Dura Tracs
10-10-2011 09:30 AM
MYKIDS95YJ
Black Rock 950 Lobos should arrive today!

Giong to load the tires in my truck
(5-31 x 10.5 x 15 Goodyear MTR's i picked up on Craigslist)
So I am ready to have mounted this afternoon
10-03-2011 10:19 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
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Originally Posted by 60mg View Post
I have mo idea how but for love or money, or to save my own life I wouldn't be able to put a standard track bar in with my 2.5" and .5" on shackles. How the hell did you do that? Moreover, if your kid decides to run the jeep at lets say a place such as Badlands in Attica, IN the track bar will restrict the axle movement, so the question is - why bother at all?
I thought I would need a brackit or somthing also
The guys at ARB , where like "should bolt right up"!
And the OME GS11 shackles are .5" longer than stock ( I guess that would make them .25" lift?)
Bolted right up
It is his daly driver, he is a new driver, thought it might make a differance in a hard swerve ( but i do not see how the leafs can move from mside to side)
I did look at the JKS telescopeing track bar, but for $220 bucks he can crawl under and just unbolt/remove it
He has what he needs in his tool kit
10-03-2011 08:02 PM
Copperhead
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Originally Posted by Hockeymutt View Post
i did the recpicating saw and after spending 30 mins on each bolt and going through 3 blades we just went out and bought a grinder with cut off well best 20 bucks ever spent each bolt takes less than 3 mins
Exactly! An angle grinder with a 4-1/2" or 5" cutting wheel is the way to cut off those stubborn leaf spring bolts. Take it from me, I've just been through it this past weekend.
10-03-2011 07:01 PM
60mg
Quote:
Originally Posted by MYKIDS95YJ
re-installed track bar
My son did a great job cleaning and painting it
I have mo idea how but for love or money, or to save my own life I wouldn't be able to put a standard track bar in with my 2.5" and .5" on shackles. How the hell did you do that? Moreover, if your kid decides to run the jeep at lets say a place such as Badlands in Attica, IN the track bar will restrict the axle movement, so the question is - why bother at all?
10-02-2011 07:20 PM
Nubby55 Looks great! I think you'll love it. Nice job.
10-02-2011 06:43 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Ajusted Drag link

Now the wheel is straight
09-29-2011 06:21 PM
MYKIDS95YJ re-installed track bar
My son did a great job cleaning and painting it
09-28-2011 03:57 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Brakes bleeded

Almost Done

Need to re-install track bar
09-28-2011 03:54 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
It was a bad bolt!

nutzert did not spin

ran a tap in there

finished the TC drop
09-27-2011 09:33 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
rear wheels back on

Blew out brake drums

re-installed wheels

torked u bolts 70lbs

set back on the ground

Started TC drop

driver front bolt spins
09-25-2011 09:06 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Back to installing the Rear lift!

Springs, Shackels, and Shocks In
09-25-2011 09:03 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
New lines with Russell SS Ext.

Also replaced All 4 Bleaders with Check valve type
Hope they work
Hope new lines do not rub
09-25-2011 08:59 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Old Lines

What a mess
09-25-2011 10:47 AM
MYKIDS95YJ
Brake lines today

if it does not rain
09-22-2011 07:53 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Rust reformer today!

And started brake lines
09-21-2011 08:40 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Got the rear eye bolts out!!!!!!

Springs off!
Wire brushed every where I could
De-greased and pressure washed
blew out as much as i could
rust converter tommorow

SS brake line ext. and new bleader valves came today
Still need to replace front brake lines
09-20-2011 08:44 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
On to the rears!!!!

Jacked it up
removed wheels, shocks, track bar, and plates/ubolts
Banged around and started sawing off inner spring bolt
09-20-2011 08:36 PM
MYKIDS95YJ
Pic's

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Originally Posted by MYKIDS95YJ View Post
Heated them up!
and
Got um loose!


need to knock all the rust off and wire brush the area to get ready to paint and install spacers
Knocked off some rust also
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