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Old 12-18-2011, 04:12 PM
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Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

I agree it's a real PITA if it's just the front of their kit. The passenger side is a breeze so save that for last. If you do it first you'll start "smashing" thing's when you install the drivers side due to the shortened axle. I did mine on a garage lift and you will need a pry bar to pull down on the LCA and a an extra set of hands, trust me. Remember to lit the springs settle a bit before you start making measurements for the rear drive it a round a couple of days and then take some measurements. I'll post some more pics after I gas up this week with a full tank of gas and post 'em,
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Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

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I agree it's a real PITA if it's just the front of their kit. The passenger side is a breeze so save that for last. If you do it first you'll start "smashing" thing's when you install the drivers side due to the shortened axle. I did mine on a garage lift and you will need a pry bar to pull down on the LCA and a an extra set of hands, trust me. Remember to lit the springs settle a bit before you start making measurements for the rear drive it a round a couple of days and then take some measurements. I'll post some more pics after I gas up this week with a full tank of gas and post 'em,
Why would the springs have to settle if this goes on top of the strut?
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Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

When you take the weight off the vehicle to pull the struts and put the lift kit on the springs will decompress a bit and it will sit a little higher as all vehicles do when the suspension droops. And the front of the kit at 1.75 or "1 3/4" for the standard measurment is what they're selling for the leveling kit, you can find it on their site. Remember to take some measurement before and you should have a slight rake to the nose of the vehicle. I think between .25 - .50 should be fine. if the back ends sqauts it'll tend to lift the front of the vehicle more at highway speeds decreasing mileage and changing the handling a bit.
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Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

The strut removal is Straight forward, given you have a lift and air tools.

My jeep settled over 1" the last time I pulled the struts, few weeks of driving to compress to normal height.
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The strut removal is Straight forward, given you have a lift and air tools.

My jeep settled over 1" the last time I pulled the struts, few weeks of driving to compress to normal height.
I can see that with new springs but just letting them out all the way for a couple hours while you work shouldn't have them not compress all the way back once you put weight back on.

Did you order the level kit?
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Yes, I order my kit... Plan on taking a bunch of measurements
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Yes, I order my kit... Plan on taking a bunch of measurements
I ordered mine too but not sure I want to tackle it. I put new springs on my 350z but after reading that thread I posted last page on the guy who did the lift I don't want to get stuck in the middle. It can't be as simple as throwing the spacer on top on the bolts can it. There can't be room for 1.75" spacer then be able to hook it back on without extending the bolts right?
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Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

That's what the kit is comprised of,, basically two strut tops welded on either end of three strut studs with new studs on top that bolt into the to wheel well. The rear end of their kit is a completely different approach. If you order the "leveling kit" only it shouldn't take you too long. The top of the framerail pinches together and you have about 1/8 that you can bend back out of the way to get the drivers side in easier. A small 2 1/2 pound sledge on the top of the frame rail lip works wonders for clearance. The passenger side is a breeze and you don't need to "modify" that side. Just reach your fingers up on top of the rail and you'll feel the lip. Good luck.
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I ordered mine too but not sure I want to tackle it. I put new springs on my 350z but after reading that thread I posted last page on the guy who did the lift I don't want to get stuck in the middle. It can't be as simple as throwing the spacer on top on the bolts can it. There can't be room for 1.75" spacer then be able to hook it back on without extending the bolts right?
350z..... nice combo...
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Attachment 10920 front

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Hey jcarone,

Has the front end settled lower than your original measurents? How is the handling on the road?
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Well just got in the mail. Hope to get it installed soon. Anyone else put this on yet?
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Haven't noticed any settling. Ride didn't seem to be altered at all, just like factory.

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