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Old June 23rd, 2003, 20:53
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Question zig zag baby, zig zag

I was thinking of buying a zig zag. Has anyone gone zig zag on a MJ or Xj here? Looks cool and talk to the company. Really nice and helpful.

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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:01
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to be honest ...... zig zag to me means cigarette papers..... i must be "outta the loop"
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:05
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http://www.nthdegreemobility.com/products.htm

check it out smokey
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:22
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That is about the coolest thing I have seen. So simple, How caom I can never think of these things?
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:30
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The CJ guys have been running these for a couple of decades.I wouldnt even consider them except for an off-road only rig!
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:33
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I havent seen them untill too long ago, they seem to work well and are good for street because you can lock them in place. For some reasion, I still like Revolvers better.
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:40
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The CJ guys have been running these for a couple of decades.I wouldnt even consider them except for an off-road only rig!


If you got things outa shape for these to assist in messing you up you are already screwed....I am currently working on becoming a dealer of nth degree..sweet stuff
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:41
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I like my scissor shackles better than either one!
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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:47
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I called the company and talk about the streetability of these and as long as they are locked they are safe. He also said he would help me to design it for my MJ, and I like that in a vender

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Old June 23rd, 2003, 21:56
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I think that's trying WAY too hard!

Oh yeah, I'm also going to run out and buy some of those sliders right away too.

Excuse me.....Gliders
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I was checking out their website the other day as they had an article featuring this company in my local newspaper. The zig-zag looks like a great product to me - the best thing I think is it eliminates most (if not all) the twisting of the main leaf when flexed. However, I remember reading that it will not work with leaf packs more than 5" lift due to the leafs being too long when compressed. Wouldn't it be possible to extend the "pads" so that as the leaf compresses it still has something to slide on? And, since the zig-zag negates the use of a shackle, is there a way to have them extended to add to lift height? In other words how can this be used with more than 5" of lift height? I know those are questions that should be directed to the company itself but I thought I'd post them here for sake of discussion.
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Old June 24th, 2003, 08:11
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I have been looking at getting this also the only problem I see with it is that when you go down a steep hill the whole rearend will unload and be easier to roll. I read somewhere or maybe they told me I can't remember that you need to lock it in when going up or down steep inclines. I don't like the fact of jumping out at every hill to lock it in. Pirate had a good discussion about this product I will see if I can find it.
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Old June 24th, 2003, 08:16
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Flex is overrated, spend your hard earned money on lockers.

Now if you won the lottery then go ahead and buy the latest and greatest fads.
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Old June 24th, 2003, 17:11
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Exactly, if you want REAL trail performance work for a rig that is well balanced, not some scissor-jack, Swiss-Army knife suspension. Unless it comes in that sexy powder blue.
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Old June 24th, 2003, 18:01
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If you have over 5" of lift forget about them. The spring will slide off the gliders & end up in the bumper. Beleive me I thought of everything I could have done to make it work. But after further review it wouldn't work. I had purchased these for my XJ & after reading the directions thats where it mentioned the 5" lift limit. The product looked pretty well thought out but the only thing they can improve IMO is the rod ends they use, the attachment point of the pivot @ the unibody & I think it could be alittle beefer.
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