NAXJA Forums -::- North American XJ Association  

Go Back   NAXJA Forums -::- North American XJ Association > NAXJA Unibody Jeep Technical Forums > Jeep Cherokee XJ (1984 - 2001) > Modified Tech Discussion
HOME Member FAQ Sponsor Info Rules Bylaws E-Mail

Modified Tech Discussion Forum for Tech related discussion for Modified XJ's and MJ's.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old May 7th, 2019, 14:41
AJ_learns_XJs AJ_learns_XJs is offline
NAXJA Forum User
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: San Diego County
Posts: 52
Currie Control Arms 9106 and 9102

Anyone have the Currie upper or lower control arms referenced in the title? I talked to Currie and they said the part number 9106XJ has been discontinued and to purchage 9106 and 9102 for my XJ. They said the arms are designed for an XJ with a 4 inch lift but they seem short.

From Currie:
Upper-14.375"-15"
Lowers-15.25"-15.75"

Does this seem wrong to anyone? From what Currie said the max length would be right where stock should be.

I also looked at the instructions and it says:

2) Currie control arms come preset for a TJ with a 4 lift, a transfer case slip yoke eliminator kit, and a CV driveshaft.
Front upper arms - 15 c-c
Rear upper arms - 13 1/2 c-c
All lower arms - 15 3/4 c-c

Any opinions are welcomed.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old May 7th, 2019, 16:48
Tim_MN's Avatar
Tim_MN Tim_MN is offline
Freakish Hand Strength
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 6,733
Re: Currie Control Arms 9106 and 9102

This chart is often posted. The numbers are suggested starting points, but worked well for me at 3.5" of lift and at 5.5" of lift with drop brackets.

.
__________________
.
.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bimmerjeeper

Go ahead and slam the liftgate down on a blanket, and see how long you are laughing.
Quote:
Originally Posted by soyjer

Tim MAY be 100% correct, but why would a person automatically pick him as the expert .....

Last edited by Tim_MN; May 7th, 2019 at 16:53.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old May 7th, 2019, 19:58
lazyxj's Avatar
lazyxj lazyxj is offline
NAXJA Member #1310
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 2,413
Re: Currie Control Arms 9106 and 9102

I used the same chart as Tim, when originally setting the front control arms, about 15 years ago.
The lengths have been slightly changed to adjust the front pinion angle and caster.

Since the Curries LCAs are set at 15.75', they may be assuming anyone running a short arm suspension at 4+" is smart enough to be using drop brackets.
__________________
Both XJs are still Real XJs http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthrea...hlight=real+XJ
01 Sport, Russ Pottenger 4.6, AW4, 4" lift, 33 X 10.50 KM2, 4.56-8.25 TruTrac, D-30-E-Locker with alloy shafts, Hidden M8000 winch, Vanco front and ZJ rear disc brakes, Frame stiffeners, Lots of armor, Towing baseplate. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwade/c...7603770130683/
1997 Country, Mostly stock, 2" lift, Engine mods, NP242, Towing baseplate
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old May 23rd, 2019, 10:58
AJ_learns_XJs AJ_learns_XJs is offline
NAXJA Forum User
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: San Diego County
Posts: 52
Re: Currie Control Arms 9106 and 9102

UPDATE- Since Currie's doesn't give room for any adjustment and the arms max out at stock lenght. I decided to go with Core 4x4's tier 4 arms: https://www.core4x4.com/product/jeep...set-tier-four/. These use Currie JJs on both ends but are 1/2 inch bigger tubes with twice the wall thickness and give me room to grow. One thing to note the lowers bottom out at 16" and the uppers only go down to 15 1/8". Not the end of the world but just wanted to let people know. Should work with my 5" lift and RC drop brackets but push the axle forward a little bit.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Currie Jonny joints for rough country control arms smallredxj Modified Tech Discussion 7 August 4th, 2017 22:12
Currie XJ-specific control arms: what's so special? 7bars4me Modified Tech Discussion 7 September 26th, 2010 12:55
Currie Adj. control arms with Johnny Joints jeepspeedster SoCal For Sale 7 February 21st, 2009 18:47
Currie adjusable upper & lower control arms with RE drop brackets 96 Classic For Sale: Private Party Only. XJ ITEMS ONLY 8 September 21st, 2006 17:37
ORGS/Currie Johnny-Jointed Upper and Lower Control Arms / XJ / ZJ XJZ For Sale: Private Party Only. XJ ITEMS ONLY 1 May 18th, 2006 18:27


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:17.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
NAXJA and NAXJA logo's Copyright NAXJA. All content/images Copyright NAXJA 1999-2014