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Old 05-20-2013
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Hows it ride on those coils?
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Hows it ride on those coils?
Not too bad but I wish the coil spring rate was a bit higher. Even with the shocks, I bounce a tad over bigger bumps. Im in the process of redoing my drag link, tie rod and track bar. Ive had absolutely no problems with the truck since the swap and it rides great. But like i said, I wish the coils were a tad bit stiffer. Any recommendations on any stiffer coils?
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looks real clean!
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hey back to your steering. Can you do me a favor and take an up close pic of the lines and how you got it to fit. I want to know what im expecting. #2 where you get the SS line? you can txt me the pic if its easier than posting it up here..636-448-3671.
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The first page of your build looks very familiar.
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That should be an XJ axle just FYI ZJ's were all low pinion.
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That should be an XJ axle just FYI ZJ's were all low pinion.
You're right, I must have fat fingered it.
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You're right, I must have fat fingered it.
I figured as much just figured I would clear it up for anyone trying to copy your build
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what did this dana 30 come out of . what year and model jeep? is it a high pinion or standard? im doing an sas now and i have a few to buy local for cheap. just wondering. thank you
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Awesome build. I have Ben debating on a Dana 30 up front but haven't Ben shure on the with. I think you said you were putting an explorer axle in back or have one already and that's Ben in the works for me already same concern about bolt pattern. But anyway. It looks great. I am defanety going to start keeping my eyes out for one from a xj
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what did this dana 30 come out of . what year and model jeep? is it a high pinion or standard? im doing an sas now and i have a few to buy local for cheap. just wondering. thank you
Look for an XJ from 92 or newer. Majority are high pinion and have the larger axle joints.

Mine is from a 92.
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