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Old 11-27-2007
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well im not quite sure yet do you think I could fit 35s with the 5.5 coils and a 1'' body lift? I might take you up on the 4.56s, Are you going to be selling any of your longs arms/ suspension parts?
yes you can fit 35s with that setup, ive got tons of room.

The only thing I am keeping are my long arms and steering box. Anything else ask away.

I doubt i will advertise the gears and carrier anywhere for a while. Let me know.
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i'll get getting a set from Pottsy probably... dont you have that nice big park or what ever somewhere up there?


sorry about the thread jack, im out
ive got badlands 4 hours south and the mounds 4 hours north, right in the middle :(

sorry for the hijack dan
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thats cool, do you think i will be able to flex with 35s?
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I dont see why not. get your wheel spacing right and it will tuck.

you may need to pull your bedside some other than that. they will be good.

you kinda get to choose your height with the 5.5" springs. that is what i have its all on your upper coil mount design.
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ive got badlands 4 hours south and the mounds 4 hours north, right in the middle :(

sorry for the hijack dan
badlands thats what i was thinking of... you cant have boulders trucked in?





ok real question, how do you determing what backspacing you need on a setup hardly anyone has?
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any good tire shop should be able to tell you what you need to know about backspacing and offset. It is kinda hard to explain over the internet with out good pics.
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i know basically what it is, i just dont know how you would judge/calculate what you would need with a suspension setup that hardly anyone has haha
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reason i said BS for Dan is he will be running narrower axles and with his bed which is different than mine if he keeps say 15x8 or 16x8 with a 4" backspacing that will keep the tire under the fender well a bit more letting it tuck inside the wheel well. mine tuck but if i had a fleetside it would rub.

as for you matt i would run a 8-9" wide wheel with a 4.5" BS that is what i will be running.
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Old 11-28-2007
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I found a pretty good deal on ring and pinion gears, www,completeoffroad.com, $189 for ring and pinion and install kit for dana 30, 35, and 44.
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nice find, should work well with my D44. :)
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I found weld the upper and lower control arms with the weld on brackets for 650. Yall think that is a good deal, or should I just buy the stuff and make my own control arms?
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What type of suspension setup are you going to run? Steering?

What type of joints/heims?

What are the specs on these upper and lower ca
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Old 12-13-2007
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Its is going to be a 5 link like zabeards, not sure about the steering still working on that, and I met a guy through work that has a bronco with dana 60s and 38s, he said that he would help me draw up and help build the long arms.

As for the joints im torn. From what I have heard johnny joints will be better, last longer, because it is a dd. But for good wheeling the heims flex out better......
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the heim does not have that much angle over the JJ

Id run JJs
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I'd run 1" heims on one side and some JJ on the other.
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Its is going to be a 5 link like zabeards
You'd be much better off running a 3-link + panhard, theres not really much reason to run a 4-link + panhard. Either run a 3 + panhard or a triangulated 4 link. But for a DD go with a 3. Or a 3-link with the upper going into one of the lowers (preferably drivers side) and run a panhard that way.

Theres so little room under our trucks its nice to keep things simple.
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keep things simple? mine only has 3 mount points on the frame. if he does 3 link he will have 4.
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keep things simple? mine only has 3 mount points on the frame. if he does 3 link he will have 4.
He would have 3 mounting points on the frame with the radius arm 3-link. 2 for the lowers and one for the trac-bar.
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which is the same as mine. I am not sure where he came up with the 5 link mentioned.

I was thinking of a different style 3 link where you would have 3 and the panhard.
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the 2 upper the 2 lower which i guess is considered a radius arm configuration, and the the panhard.
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yeah but normally you count the frame mounts. either way its all good
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Finally got around to getting some more work done on the axle. I bought some new lower control arm mounts from rustys off road and welded them on, rebuilt the brake calipers, some new pads, turned the rotars, sand blasted the knuckles, wire wheeled the axle and painted it.
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sweeeet! I finally got around to hot water pressure washing all the grime off mine today.
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is that a LP TJ axle?
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It is out of a 97 grand cherokee v8, and it is lp.
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