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Having my AAR links installed tomorrow, I'll make sure to leave the front a bit lower and will probably do the same 1" lower all around or maybe a tiny bit more
Yeah I mean it's just my personal preference, but doing just the rear didn't look right to me. I am extremely happy now that I kept the factory rake, but lowered all around. Unfortunately I forgot to measure the exact length of the front links, but I started with the exact same change that I did in the rear. So the rear links were SHORTENED 1/4", and the front links were LENGTHENED 1/4". Be as precise as you can and ensure each link is identical length just to ensure the vehicle sits uniform. thats easy enough to do thought.

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

AAR links installed, dropped the rear about 1.5 and front around 1.2

entry/exit height



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

I replied in your main post, but to sum it up...looks awesome! A little lower than what I did, but I'm glad to see you kept the slight rake towards the front. Like I said before the even wheel gaps just doesn't look right.


I just drove my HA for the first time after lowering all four corners. Feels great, no different than stock (which is what I wanted).
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I replied in your main post, but to sum it up...looks awesome! A little lower than what I did, but I'm glad to see you kept the slight rake towards the front. Like I said before the even wheel gaps just doesn't look right.


I just drove my HA for the first time after lowering all four corners. Feels great, no different than stock (which is what I wanted).
Thanks, I think it looks good and since it's not affecting the ride in any negative way I'll probably keep it like this for a while, in entry/exit mode it feels like I'm getting out of a car now, ha
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Re: DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Finally got a nice sunny day shot. LOVE the height! I know not everyone here will agree, but I think the HA looks sooo friggin good! I also ordered 1.25" Bora spacers and I'll see how I like those. Should give more of an SRT stance without having to spend $3k+ on SRT wheels, and without the crazy extra weight of the SRT wheels.

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Finally got a nice sunny day shot. LOVE the height! I know not everyone here will agree, but I think the HA looks sooo friggin good! I also ordered 1.25" Bora spacers and I'll see how I like those. Should give more of an SRT stance without having to spend $3k+ on SRT wheels, and without the crazy extra weight of the SRT wheels.

Oh I agree. Looks awesome!!!
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what about headlight adjustment?
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what about headlight adjustment?
Anytime you change the ride height you will have to adjust them. For those that lower just the rear you must adjust right away as that's when the lights go up and right into other driver eyes. If you lower all four corners evenly like I did then you will not blind anyone, but the headlights might be a tad low. I haven't driven at night yet at this new height, but I expect to have to adjust them upwards just a tad.


Another cool angle:

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Lol not too long ago I asked if you were going to do spacers... So much for not doing anything to it haha
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Lol not too long ago I asked if you were going to do spacers... So much for not doing anything to it haha
Yeah I remember that, but after seeing pictures and doing some research I figure why the heck not. It's just a bolt on mod and worst case scenario if I don't like them remove and sell. The High Altitude in stock form is almost perfect for me and requires very few mods to be perfect. Tint, slight drop, V3 Triton brake lights, and these spacers and I think I'm done.
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DIY homemade air suspension links. Install with pics!

Can't wait to see it with the spacers! I was wondering if there would be issues with rubbing...

This forum makes me want to do so many mods to my Jeep!
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Can't wait to see it with the spacers! I was wondering if there would be issues with rubbing...

This forum makes me want to do so many mods to my Jeep!
I can't imagine there would be. Remember, all these pics you see are in entry/exit height, so when actually driving its higher than that. Not only that, but off-road 1 and 2 still put it plenty high up for situations that require some suspension movement.
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