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Lee jeep 07-06-2012 05:22 PM

Newby question on lift
 
My 95 wrangler had a 3.5 inch black diamond lift put in by previous owner. It appears like the rear springs were put on front and front springs on back causing a forward tilt and stress/vibration on rear drive shaft. Could this be true? I am wondering because I read that a 3.5 lift shouldn't cause the shaft vibration that I am getting. I don't want to spend the money on a yse if I don't need to. Anyone run into this before? Will swapping the springs fix this?

Lee jeep 07-08-2012 05:28 PM

Well, either I stumped the panel or no one can figure out what my question is. either way, the LOCAL jeep guys helped me figure it out. There is nothing like genuine human interaction and my advice to anyone left reading this is to go find a real person to interact with.

1SAS 07-08-2012 08:43 PM

The information you gave to us was really enough to give a good response. The spring shackles are identical for both front and rear, at least on my 92 YJ. I am not sure why you would have a forward tilt. What did the local jeepers figure out was the problem?

Take care,

Lee jeep 07-09-2012 01:38 PM

The springs are different for this kit. The rear springs have a built in wedge, the front don't. Also noted we could do a 2 degree axle rotation to help straighten out the shaft line. Thank you for the info on the 4.3. I loved that motor in my pre-jeep days :).

Lee jeep 07-12-2012 05:55 PM

The springs were the issue. Only took 2 hrs for the spring swap. 100 bucks and a 12 pack got me back on the road :)

CharTay 07-12-2012 08:39 PM

Nice!


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