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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    Correction.. Automatic Torque Biasing Differential or Limited Slip.

    I was looking at Auto Lockers up until recently when I figured out I probably would not like them while driving around town.
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    Re: Any XJ's with Rubicon Express 5.5" Long Arm?

    Thanks! Where is Serious Offroad Products? Are you local (Front Range)? Do you do installation and fabrication?
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    Re: Any XJ's with Rubicon Express 5.5" Long Arm?

    The 5.5 kit comes with the 4.5 leafs and a longer shackle so we may be running the same springs.
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    Re: Any XJ's with Rubicon Express 5.5" Long Arm?

    Correct... I am looking for some comparisons to see if this is common with the RE rear springs or if it just worked out that way for my application.

    Since i am doing the 8.8 axle swap in a couple...
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    Any XJ's with Rubicon Express 5.5" Long Arm?

    Looking for some pics of another XJ with the RE 5.5 Long Arm kit.

    I am interested to see how the kit fits your rig, specifically the rear axle.

    Thanks
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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    Oh nice! I figured the straight axle was possible.. How much modification was required? were you able to keep the stock t-case?

    Now all you need is a Ford small block 302! Hmm, maybe I'll build an...
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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    Thanks! Once I get the gears and auto lockers in and some basic recovery gear I'm gonna hit some simple trails and see if I have any kinks to work out. You're not not far north from me we should get...
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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    Tom I was considering a Ford Explorer but they all had independent front suspensions, This Cherokee showed up before I could find the right Explorer so i jumped on it. All the other Cherokees for the...
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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    4.88's since I will eventually go with the 33" tires. Strongly considering the 8.8 swap since the price is about the same considering I get rear disc brakes with it. The lockers for the Ford rear are...
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    Re: chili pepper red 99 xj Build

    Gears! Taking it in next week to have the gears swapped and diffs rebuilt. Going to add Detroit True Track auto lockers front and rear. Strongly considering a Ford 8.8 at the same time. Not sure if I...
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    chilipepper red 99 xj Build

    Hey everyone.. I wanted to post some pics of my 99 XJ, I still have a lot I want to do to it but here's the current progress.


    I purchased my xj earlier this year and it had a 3" Rough Country...
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    Just looked at the price on this and it's only $169! Totally worth it. But most of those shops want extra to work on a lifted truck.

    There is a guy in Englewood that will do lifted 4x4's starting...
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    No slop in the steering, I had a custom 1 ton'ish steering kit fabricated using heims joints from ruff stuff and my jeep steers like a go kart, it's very responsive.
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    pinion angles and caster so that the drive line does not vibrate and I can still drive it on the highway.
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    Thanks Xaza..

    I am running the 5.5" Rubicon long arm. I have replaced alot of the wore out drive line at this point. I think my current challenge is getting my pinion angles right along with...
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    This is what i am trying to accomplish, I was hoping to just set my pinion angle to somewhere around 0 to 3 degrees of the angle the drive shaft is running (double cardan joint). Then set my caster...
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    It's a 99 xj with a dana 30 high pinion front and 5.5 inch rubicon long arm lift.
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    Re: Adjustable ball joints

    The only issue I think is that Jeep left us with no way to adjust caster angles, unless of course you have adjustable upper control arms. Everything on the front of my jeep is brand new and mostly...
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    Adjustable ball joints

    I recently had my ball joints replaced and I was going to purchase the adjustable kind so that I could have my caster set independent of the pinion angle i set with the upper control arms.
    The guy...
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    Re: oil pressure

    I have the same problem minus the rough idle. Sitting at a stop light my pressure drops to about 10lbs, when I rev the engine or drive down the road it's around 40lbs.

    Also i notice that my motor...
  21. Re: Need help installing a long arm lift and SYE in exchange for

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nvIBhsGda54/U7DCEBwPROI/AAAAAAAAEw8/8q4Ky54ZlE0/w1225-h689-no/20140629_153039.jpg
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    I purchased the Jeep a couple weeks ago and i believe it has this lift.. no add a leaf.. full leaf.

    http://www.roughcountry.com/jeep-suspension-lift-kit-630.html


    This is what i would like to...
  23. Re: Need help installing a long arm lift and SYE in exchange for

    As far as the drive shaft, Rough Country sells the one I would need along with the SYE kit. Is there another option? I have read that I need a CV type shaft for the back to go with the SYE.
  24. Need help installing a long arm lift and SYE in exchange for $$

    Looking to install a Rough Country Long Arm Upgrade kit as well as an SYE on my 99 XJ. I don't want to pay shop rates and I also want to learn more about how to install it by helping someone that has...
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