|Today 08:04 PM|
|Today 08:02 PM|
|Gunner||Oh yeah sorry. 10.5 and 10.88. I am only going to do the rear right now. I am not going to go to crazy on this.|
|Today 07:52 PM|
|Today 07:46 PM|
I'm familiar with that kit for the rear, made something sorta like it. That should keep your uptravel out back, up front is where it gets tricky. Are you planning on keeping completely stock fenders?
I am a true believer in a 50/50 shock travel bias. Droop is cool looking, but droop aint keeping your jeep more level in a rock garden nor is it letting you hit bumps at speed with no damn worry.
One thing that will have to happen you need to move the lower mount up front out towards the wheel more. Them pretty 2.5 shock bodies are going to be hitting the frame. Now the lower control arm mount is lower than the shock mount by a few inches. My guess is you'll need atleast 2 1/2"-3" of clearance to run a factory length bumpstop up front, but I'm looking for the extended and collapsed length of those shocks. If you moved the lower mount out 1 1/2" and down 2 1/2-3" you should be fine. With the control arm mount there it'll take the hits more since it hangs lower. You will use every bit of those shocks doing it and keep a really good travel bias. I feel like you don't want to cut into that purdy new jeep so this way you shouldn't have to get new towers fabricated up front. Plus you can only raise the upper mount 2" because of the inner fenders, you'll have to cut holes in those to run them. Another reason to out board the lower mount is to reduce binding because the bolt needs to go parallel to the frame instead of perpendicular. So it can swing in an arch instead of bind like hell. I need to make some new front lower mounts myself. Used to run some Nemesis ones but wanted something different.
|Today 07:16 PM|
I've got these front and back.
GenRight offers the best prices and customer service for KING 2.5" Shocks, w/Clicker RES, JK Front 3"-5" Lift to be purchased online 24/7.
I am going to do the poly shock lift with will move them up almost 3 inches in the back.
|Today 06:18 PM|
Biggest word of advice I feel that I can offer, maximizing travel within the spring parameters and using added bumpstops only for tire clearance. Bumpstops to fix a shock from bottoming out is the wrong answer. I don't care who you are, using a 12" travel shock you will unseat a RK spring on a JK, I'll even put money on it. Curries are considerably longer free length and I believe the fronts can handle 15" of travel and 13" out back without unseating. MetalCloak makes good stuff too. I personally like the ride of their springs but haven't rode in a Savvy/Currie setup yet. Personally, Cloak/Currie springs, Savvy arms(front 3 link), and Get someone to properly valve some good 12" travel shocks and you'll me more than happy.
But I really am on the verge of stretching the front, ORI struts, and sucking up all the mounts to be even with the bottom of the frame or axle tube. Smooth like butter is what I like lol
|Today 05:22 PM|
|Today 05:21 PM|
|Gunner||I'll go check it out. I thought they just used currie stuff.|
|Today 05:13 PM|
|Today 04:56 PM|
OK all the HO HO HO stuff is over.. I bought this bumper for my jeep.
Now I need to buy my winch, then my new lift. I am fighting myself over the Long, short arguments. I am leaning towards the RK pro long arm 3 link kit.
But i am just not certain I will ever use it hard enough to warrant it. Maybe I could just get by with the normal 8 short arms to replace my 4 used RK short arms with stock uppers. New springs either way to go with the new 12 inch shocks. Anyone got some feed back. You all know I have to buy it so building my own is out of the question. I can have Stan build me a killer one but it is a lot of work to do what kenny did which costs big bucks. i'm also going to 37's with headlocks. Looking at the Rock Monsters right now.
|Today 04:13 PM|
I'm hoping everyone had a great time with family and friends.
|Yesterday 04:35 PM|
Merry Christmas Jeepers! Hope everyone has a great holiday and stays safe wheelin!
|Yesterday 01:54 PM|
Merry Christmas So Cal!
|Yesterday 11:41 AM|
|Yesterday 11:40 AM|
|Gunner||Merry Christmas to everyone. Enjoy the day.|
|Yesterday 11:11 AM|
|XJ_Phil||Merry Christmas everybody................& a Happy New Year too!!!!|
|Yesterday 11:06 AM|
|Dougzin||Merry Christmas y'all. Hope the tree has a ton of jeep parts under it|
|Yesterday 03:12 AM|
|12-24-2014 11:45 PM|
|Moabrubi||Hey if you want to sell your old drivers side mirror I need one! Broke mine off wheelin|
|12-24-2014 10:41 PM|
|12-24-2014 09:54 PM|
|12-24-2014 09:25 PM|
Got some cool mirrors installed! I was lucky to get the first ever pair on my jeep (Well Campbell Racing got only one)! What makes them so special is that they are spring-loaded, so if they hit something like a tree or a rock cliff, they deform and snap back into place instead of breaking off.
|12-24-2014 08:35 PM|
|goin camping||Merry Christmas everyone!|
|12-24-2014 08:29 PM|
I grabbed a 67 Johnson. Had a tailgate put on it. A lot easier to load and unload.
I've been using it to move and haul but it will be set to do that and camp.
Let me know if you want the military taillights. A buddy sells military stuff and they are water proof and pretty durable.
Arn't short trailers a joy to back up?
|12-24-2014 06:24 PM|
|Woody3||Merry Christmas from the Woody family to yours. We hope you all have a wonderful day and New Year.|
|12-24-2014 04:04 PM|
X3 from Jeff and his family!
|12-24-2014 03:59 PM|
|XJ_Phil||X2 from XJ_Phil & his Flock...........Merry Christmas Y'all|
|12-24-2014 03:04 PM|
I hope everyone has a Very Merry Christmas and good health fines you well and good for the new year.
From the WOKNROX family. .
|12-24-2014 12:31 PM|
|Aftahour||Good morning Jeff and fellow forum members. Also a merry Christmas. I'll be at work tomorrow!|
|12-24-2014 12:26 PM|
|jeff_in_rc||Good morning everyone!|
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