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Old July 4th, 2014, 11:46
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Slightly higher in the front? Pics

Hey guys happy 4th!

Does this look a bit higher in the front to you? If so, does that pose any issues? Where can I measure to see what the difference is? I've tried measuring the frame rail closest to the front and back tire to the ground and it seems pretty close.

New leafs are crown HD. Which were supposed to yield 1.75

New Moog coil supposed to yield 1 and re spacers at .75

Will the front coils settle down a bit?

The tires are 235 now and will be replaced with 30s tomorrow



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Old July 4th, 2014, 12:23
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

Throw on some Jks rear shackles.. it'll lift and ride great
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Old July 4th, 2014, 12:32
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

Yea I've thought about that. I'm wondering if an inch would be too much lift to add to the rear. Especially if the coils end up settling down a bit.
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Old July 4th, 2014, 12:57
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The coils are not likely to settle.
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Old July 4th, 2014, 13:01
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

MJ shackle will net you approx .5-.75" of lift in the rear.
Since you have your stock flares still, measure from middle of wheel hub to the bottom of the flare. Stock length for that is 17.5 front, and 17 rear. So you will take your measurement and subtract 17.5/17 accordingly.
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Old July 4th, 2014, 13:01
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

I think it looks great, I'd rather be slightly high in the fron than the back. The Cali lean or Palakta squat looks cool.
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Just add.an.aftermarket bumper and.a.winch
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Old July 4th, 2014, 14:26
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Just add.an.aftermarket bumper and.a.winch
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Now there's a inexpensive solution! Haha
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Old July 4th, 2014, 14:37
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

Maybe I'll find a heavier motor as well.

Haha Cali lean that's awesome. Thanks for the props Gary. I don't mind it all that much. I just know its going to look a bit worse after I get some camping gear and stuff in it

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Your leafs will settle so you'll want some lift.. plus the stock shackles suck for the ride... boomerangs are where its at..lift and better ride
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Re: Slightly higher in the front? Pics

What's the angle on the rear shackle right now? A longer shackle will left ya up a bit but changes the angle.
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What's the angle on the rear shackle right now? A longer shackle will left ya up a bit but changes the angle.
I'll have to check. I didn't change them at all when I did the leafs. so I imagine whatever stock is
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Your leafs will settle so you'll want some lift.. plus the stock shackles suck for the ride... boomerangs are where its at..lift and better ride
I'm probably leaning towards this. unless anyone can think of any reason not too. other than my bolts seeming super stubborn
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What's the angle on the rear shackle right now? A longer shackle will left ya up a bit but changes the angle.
here are the current shackles. looks basically straight up and down....

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Longer shackle. I can help you swap them.
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