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Old 04-02-2010
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Rocker is 30.75" off the ground.
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thanks for the measurement! ill have to measure mine to the bottom of the rocker. if i remember right, mines 36" to the top of the rocker. i dont see why everyone thinks mines HUGE, when its only a few inches taller then yours.
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They're both huge!
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ok huge yes, but not ridiculously stupid tall that some people think it is. i think RazorsEdge has the perfect look at his height and 35's. im hoping mine looks like that being a few inches taller and running 38's.
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what do you mean bottom of the rocker? i think the bottom of my frame is like 25" with 42s. i must not be that much taller than you guys
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bottom of rocker panel. that 4" panel right beneath the door. im assuming that thats 25" to the frame right under the cab? isnt that all you have left? if it is, mines at 28" right there on 33's.
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My frame is at 26"
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interesting that we are all around the same height. i measured 25 i think before the motor swap at the frame under the door. i cant measure that at the moment though. lol
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ya it is kinda interesting, specially since you had something to do with all 3 of them.
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i havent seen this mentioned anywhere, but what coils are you running?

i will be doing this shortly, im fed up with this ifs..its beat.
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i think hes using 5.5" lift jeep coils.
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i think hes using 5.5" lift jeep coils.
Yeah the 5.5" Rubicon Express XJ coils. I've been tossing around the idea of ditching them for some Rusty's coils though. The RE coils have a spring rate of 240 something pounds and the Rusty's coils are 150.
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Softer yet??? Wow i think ill pass. HA
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why not look at the super flex eb coils?
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Softer yet??? Wow i think ill pass. HA
Yeah I know you complained about bottoming out when they were on yours but I don't plan to romp through any dunes, plus my truck is a bit lighter being a 3.0 and single cab. I would prefer the front to flex a little easier thats all.

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why not look at the super flex eb coils?
I assume you're talking about the Deaver super flex coils? They are a 190lb rate. If I'm getting softer coils then thats still to stiff.
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mine did it on the street as well. maybe it really is that much lighter, im not sure.

you are running better shocks than i had though, correct?
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mine did it on the street as well. maybe it really is that much lighter, im not sure.

you are running better shocks than i had though, correct?
Yes I'm running medium valved Bilstein 5150s. I haven't had it bottom out yet. Offroad the front doesn't flex as easy as I'd like it to. If I put one side of the rear end up on a rock then the front and rear both flex well, but if I put one side of the front up on a rock the front doesn't seem to want to flex all that much while the rear flexes tons. I just want the cab to stay flatter instead of leaning so much if I have a front wheel on something. I don't mind sacrificing a bit of streetability for that.


Now the reason I haven't ordered the coils yet is because I don't wanna put 'em in lol.
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well if you decide to sell those coils ill buy them.
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Well I'll let you know if I end up replacing them.
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Dude, I really want to do this now, but with leaf springs. I'll work the kinks out with leafs, then convert to coilovers in the future.

EDIT: when i have the money for it of course... im in school... itll be a while.
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just out of curiosity, how much green did it cost you?
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if you want to go to coil overs in later just put in coils now be much easier in the long run.
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what I was thinking was put leafs in now, and dont have to worry about the traction bars (or whatever those angled bars are that he has to keep the axle straight) or welding up the supports and all that stuff for the coils. Keep the variables to a minimum for troubleshooting. Then after I have all of the kinks worked out with it, add more variables for the better ride/flex.
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kid, go read all the sas threads, you have no idea what you are wanting to get your self into. your logic is completly ****ed by the way.
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interesting that we are all around the same height. i measured 25 i think before the motor swap at the frame under the door. i cant measure that at the moment though. lol


my ranger on 37's is 23 at the bottom of the frame and the bottom of the door is 31" (body lifted too)
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