Yep, the top out of the three bolt holes! Post up how it changes for you.
Yes, this is what I was thinking... I have it at the transmission shop getting the gears, locker, and axles, installed. As soon as I get it back, I'll try this mounting location change, and let you know how it goes.
Thanks for the tip, Prope!
Originally Posted by Absolute Offroad
How much uptravel do you have in the rear shocks??? Did you maybe get the hocks too long, and with the shock relocation brackets, it made them too short? The rear of the JK is an interesting issue for getting shocks that will work "right" in there, meaning having the correct amount of uptravel vs droop. Usually you will have more uptravel than you can use (due to the length of the shock needed for the proper amount of droop) and will need to bumpstop the uptravel. As far as "anti-squat" adjustments, I think its beyond the scope of the "average" wheelers "seat of the pants feel" and should be left in the neutral position.
I'll have to get back with you on the uptravel regarding the rear Bilsteins. I do know that Jeremy gave me the shock extended and compressed lengths for this kit, so I could do my shopping. When I ordered the Bilsteins, if my memory serves me correctly, the rear were within 1/8" of either the min or the max on the required measurements, while the front were a bit shorter, meaning my total travel and articulation would be limited by the shock's travel (again, up front).
I do know that I have one of three issues A) wrong shocks, B) wrong shock lengths, or C) wrong third-link mounting location.
Granted, my bump stops were way too low (extended), but everytime I hit a small bump, the rear-end didn't just "bump" the bump stops, it smacked them harder than Mike Tyson hit Robin Givens. It was not normal.
The bump stops have already been adjusted up, and I'll see how it rides when I get it back from the transmission shop tomorrow.