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post #76 of 299 Old 10-05-2016, 09:37 AM
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I would flip that drag link to the top of the knuckle, you still have the links in a X orientation.
The numbers look much better as well as the mounts. The higher you mount the upper mount on the shocks the more stable you will be. Don't skimp on the height of the tower.

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I really like this. Adding that to the list. LOL


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I would flip that drag link to the top of the knuckle, you still have the links in a X orientation.
The numbers look much better as well as the mounts. The higher you mount the upper mount on the shocks the more stable you will be. Don't skimp on the height of the tower.
The drag link and panhard bar are very close now. In fact, they are way more lined up than on my stock 2012 F-350.
It will not be changed anymore.
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I like that too although I think I would be concerned with stress with the control arm bracket.

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Man, my new brackets turned out awesome!





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All this steering on your jeep has me confused this being my front end I need to raise the axel side track bar to be close to matching the draglink?

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Yes you should raise the axle side of the track bar bracket to approximately the same height as the mount on the knuckle.

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I like that too although I think I would be concerned with stress with the control arm bracket.
Lots of mounts are set up like that. That's exactly how ECGS set up my buddies superduty 60's in his TJ. I wouldnt trust it for KOH, but it's more than enough for most of us.

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Finally cut into the tub and frame





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Rear lower coilover mounts ready for laser.





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[quote=cody48;4049682]Front bumps done

Oh my looking good!
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I copied you. I really didnt think it would fit but it did. Went from almost vertical shocks to a much wider base and dropped about an inch of height.


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Sweet!, feel more stable?
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Sweet!, feel more stable?
I also found that my rear swaybar had been disconnected for who knows how long. So yes.

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Do your rear coilovers?
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Do your rear coilovers?
No, just fronts for now. Getting ready to build a cage and stretch and 4 link the rear. I plan to have the upper rear coilover mounts integrated into the cage.

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Rear lower shock mounts





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Guys, I don't know what to do about fenders. I need more clearance than the normal fender and don't like anything I've seen
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Guys, I don't know what to do about fenders. I need more clearance than the normal fender and don't like anything I've seen
Do the same thing you have been doing. Build it yourself
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Guys, I don't know what to do about fenders. I need more clearance than the normal fender and don't like anything I've seen
I like the PSC narrow aluminum fenders. Would look great on that painted to match.
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Do the same thing you have been doing. Build it yourself
Haha, man I'm tired of building stuff!
Oh and they need to be wide enough I don't get a ticket on the highway!
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Nice build...wish I had your fab skills!
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Haha, man I'm tired of building stuff!
Oh and they need to be wide enough I don't get a ticket on the highway!


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