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Unread 08-31-2014, 03:07 PM   #21
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Here is a picture or two of it. Maybe you can tell what he's done, LOL.



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1 ton steering. Usually with Chevy tie rods.
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Those tie rods are made locally by Teraflex if I remember correctly.

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Ok so I have the front planned out as far as lift goes. Running 5.5" rubicon express Cherokee coils.

But I still am undecided on the rear. If I use shackles and exploer or Chevy leafs I'll still need to run the factory block to get the height I want... I really don't want to run a block.

That leaves me with what? Lift springs? If so what are some good ones?


Would is be unwise to combine an explorer pack with a ranger pack to achieve the lift needed?
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When we talked to some guys on my Buddy's Jeep, we were told not to go over 3 inches with a bastard pack, or the spring rate will be too stiff. He wound up ordering an 8 inch long travel kit from Rusty's (but he didn't like their coils, so he's using Skyjackers).

You're wanting to go 5 inches?
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Well I have a set of bell techs that I will use, and that gives you what 2" roughly?

So should need about 3" or so. Maybe bastard pack wont work...
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That might do it. You'll definitely flex better like that.
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I am also looking at some skyjacker lift leafs, but I am unsure right now.

Front is just about done, time to focus on the rear.
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The Explorer, being spring under, is a really decent choice to mate up with Ranger packs. It's worth trying, IMO.

Shackles > Blocks.
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I don't know if S10's are the same width, but I've seen some of them that are spring under as well.
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