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Old October 23rd, 2019, 00:30
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Re: question regarding RC lift

Are your shackles now in a more vertical position?
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Old October 23rd, 2019, 04:57
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Are your shackles now in a more vertical position?
yes, 90 degrees. is that the issue?
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Old October 23rd, 2019, 11:43
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Re: question regarding RC lift

I have probably the same RC lift you have. It took about 6 months for the rear springs to settle out properly. I use my XJ 90+% off-road on our farm and have had the lift on for 2 years. No problems with it and I very happy with it.
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Old October 23rd, 2019, 18:52
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yes, 90 degrees. is that the issue?
For the best ride the shackles should be at 45 degrees.
You may need this.
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Old October 24th, 2019, 13:51
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For the best ride the shackles should be at 45 degrees.
You may need this.
https://hdoffroadengineering.myshopi...ation-brackets
This guy gets it. Beat me to it bud!
You don't really even have to go with a longer shackle. Also check out www.ironman4x4fab.com as well. Andy is a stand up dude, and Iron Man 4x4 Fab has sponsored the SEC Cherokee Crawl the last few years.
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This guy gets it. Beat me to it bud!
You don't really even have to go with a longer shackle. Also check out www.ironman4x4fab.com as well. Andy is a stand up dude, and Iron Man 4x4 Fab has sponsored the SEC Cherokee Crawl the last few years.
thanks, will this lower the rear or raise it? I am looking to even the truck out also. its to raked
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Re: question regarding RC lift

The longer the shackle used with the relocation brackets, the lower your rear will sit at ride height. I had a set of "lift shackles" I had acquired before I knew the ins and outs of XJ suspension. IIRC, they are an inch and a half longer than stock, and I had a rake with stock and sh*t ride (90 angle). Swapped to the longer shackles, leveled my XJ out and angle/ride was better (45 angle).

*End User experience may differ with each XJ. I have 5 and none of them seem to act the same.*
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The longer the shackle used with the relocation brackets, the lower your rear will sit at ride height. I had a set of "lift shackles" I had acquired before I knew the ins and outs of XJ suspension. IIRC, they are an inch and a half longer than stock, and I had a rake with stock and sh*t ride (90 angle). Swapped to the longer shackles, leveled my XJ out and angle/ride was better (45 angle).

*End User experience may differ with each XJ. I have 5 and none of them seem to act the same.*
awesome, so should i get the longer shackle or the relocator? my ride is very stiff right now.
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Re: question regarding RC lift

https://www.ironman4x4fab.com/produc...ackle-brackets

Check out this link. Andy throughly explains his products. I used a different brand SRB, and had to use the longer shackles with the SRB to make them work.
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Personal experience says get both.
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Did you ever make any headway with this?
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Did you ever make any headway with this?
hey, I haven't yet. I think the springs just need to settle.
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Re: question regarding RC lift

Hey gents,

what would be a good shock upgrade with my rc lift kit?

all 4

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Hey gents,

what would be a good shock upgrade with my rc lift kit?

all 4

thanks
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