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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Ordering stuff to make links once I get back from fourth break.

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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Do these links have the ability to raise the front for a level look? 2016 Overland here. I'm debating on this or the Llams kit. This certainly is the cheaper option.
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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Yes, just install the fronts and shorten the links vs lengthening them.
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Old 07-03-2016, 11:40 AM
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Do these links have the ability to raise the front for a level look? 2016 Overland here. I'm debating on this or the Llams kit. This certainly is the cheaper option.
Unfortunately they changed some stuff in 2016 and the links are a little different as well as the sensor calibration. One person tried my links on a 2016 and the right height was all messed up. So he had to tweek the lengths himself as the 2011-2015 lengths didn't work.
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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Do you remember who had the issue with the 2016? I'd like to PM them to see if they had to do anything differently. I can tell you the front links on my 2016 overland are straight and not curved. I remember seeing in regards to that on one of the forums.

As for shortening the link to raise the front for level look, how much shorter could i go to level? I know the RRO front spacers for non QL WK2's are 1.75" thick. As these links are already pretty short, do you think I could even shorten them that much? If so, would I loose any integrity in the piece, or is it just meant to work with the sensor, not actually "hold" anything together.

Do any of you know if this sensor has been used in conjunction with the Llams kit? I think it would look pretty bad ass to not only be level in front, but also raise the entire vehicle to 1.25" from normal ride height with no speed limits for daily driving.

Thanks again for the helpful info.
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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

JTS, if I took some pics of my factory front links, would you be able to make them? I'd be looking to shorten them .5", same as another user on here, to raise the front a bit to level.

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JTS, if I took some pics of my factory front links, would you be able to make them? I'd be looking to shorten them .5", same as another user on here, to raise the front a bit to level.

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Yeah I would more or less take the stock length of the link and shorten the new ones to raise the height (compared to lengthening them to lower). Just PM me if you want to discuss.
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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

For any of you guys concerned about the alignment after installing these links, just call your dealer and say it pulls and you want to schedule an alignment. If it's within the warranty period, it should be free. They won't know the difference.
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Mine is getting aligned on Thursday when my new shoes are installed, although that work is being done by a local, independent mechanic shop we use and support.
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DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Dang my 2015 has the curved front links. ImageUploadedByJeepGarage1468275606.873907.jpg which is weird since I got it before the HA came out. Built 2/15. Good thing I checked before ordering. Mines a overland.
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The front links on my MY12 were also curved, My1stJGC...
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The front links on my MY12 were also curved, My1stJGC...

Did you make a set straight or did you have to make a set smaller curved?
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