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Old 05-16-2017, 10:41 PM
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My MC 2.5 rocksport w/ shocks & uca install

Installed exhaust spacers, not to difficult, does drop the y exhaust down and back. Had to drop m.o.r.e. skid plate and shim where it bolts to the cross member so it doesn't rub/vibrate y pipe. lift went well. Lotta prep watching Youtube, reading post here. and copying all the install sheets from MC. really no problems everything bolted up as explained, only question was front sway bar disconnects, seemed way to long sway bar at 20 degrees everything i've read contradicted 0 +5- degrees. called MC was told to installed as directed , as when at full droop sway bar wont flip. haven't disconnected to see how easy/difficult it is. Putting approx 50 - 100 miles on this week let it settle then in for an alienment . so far drove around a little to check ride. 0 to 80 mph no shimmy, drifting, vibration at all handles better than stock. Superior to stock don't have the squishy soft front dive when braking, less body roll on corners nice smooth ride better over RR tracks no harsh bounce Got 3 in front , 3 3/4 in the back have skid plate, aftermart steel bumper front and back also winch, and rocksliders about 250 lbs extra. very happy.

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MC makes a great lift. Couldn't be happier with mine, although I've been wanting to go coilovers. Maybe before Moab next year.

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Old 05-17-2017, 08:49 AM   #3
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Installed exhaust spacers, not to difficult, does drop the y exhaust down and back. Had to drop m.o.r.e. skid plate and shim where it bolts to the cross member so it doesn't rub/vibrate y pipe. lift went well. Lotta prep watching Youtube, reading post here. and copying all the install sheets from MC. really no problems everything bolted up as explained, only question was front sway bar disconnects, seemed way to long sway bar at 20 degrees everything i've read contradicted 0 +5- degrees. called MC was told to installed as directed , as when at full droop sway bar wont flip. haven't disconnected to see how easy/difficult it is. Putting approx 50 - 100 miles on this week let it settle then in for an alienment . so far drove around a little to check ride. 0 to 80 mph no shimmy, drifting, vibration at all handles better than stock. Superior to stock don't have the squishy soft front dive when braking, less body roll on corners nice smooth ride better over RR tracks no harsh bounce Got 3 in front , 3 3/4 in the back have skid plate, aftermart steel bumper front and back also winch, and rocksliders about 250 lbs extra. very happy.
They use a fixed length sway bar link and it's the same on all of their lift kits. But so are the shocks and since the sway bar is set to prevent the flip, on the shorter 2.5" springs it puts it way up, around 20°. This is normal on an MC lift. It does effect the sway bar effectiveness a little on the normal driving, but so does any other sway bar mod...

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Yeah, I did my MC 2.5" gold standard about a month ago. My GPS said I had it up to 90mph at one point. Smooth, no vibrations (once I tightened the lug nuts fully ). I guess its the progressive springs that make going over speed bumps smoother.

I do have some new creaks and clunks. Everything is tight so I don't know. Seems to come from the back. And the swayer hits par of the frame, a pipe section part. Its slowly wearing it down, so I expect that to quiet down.

First off road will be this weekend.
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