So I've been comparing my frame situation vs. stock YJ's, figuring if a low- YJ has enough upward movement to work, so would I with the same geometry.. it looks like I need to lift at least 2, maybe 3 inches. ----- So that means I need to SOA my rear axle & go back to stock shackles to make about 4" net rear lift on the same springs ----- So that means I also need to lift the front the same 4" to stay level ----- So that means I will pretty much need to get larger tires. ----- So that means I will need to move the front axle forward about 1.5" ----- So that means I will need the steering box from an Astro van ----- After some more studying around, I think I want to go "2.5 link" up front instead of leaf. That means a straight link to the lower tab on the pass. side, a Y-link on the driver side (basically a radius arm made out of links), and a track bar.
I have done preliminary math on this and it still looks good.
You still on board, mr. Toasty? Can you fab links or do you have a recommendation for that?
Basically something kinda like this but on the driver side, and JUST the lower part without the "Y" on the pass. side.
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