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Re: My 99 WJ...finished fat bobs, r1, and wheels/tires

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Thanks. On interstate it's bad. All over the place.

Hello! My first post here...

I have been lurking on all the forums and your thread made me join.

When you put a 2.5" lift on that on top of the BB it already had, what is happening IMO is that you are driving what is essentially a 4" or more lift WITHOUT the much needed longer sway bar links front and rear, adjustable track bar (REQUIRED!!!!) and possibly a TC drop and rear diff drop. This is why you are having such a problem with wandering on the highway. Your sway bar geometry is way WAY off to the point that you are getting no benefit from them. Your rear wheels are not tracking your front wheels (track bar too short now) and you are going down the highway sideways. I would think that longer control arms would be needed at 4" of lift as well. This is all my opinion and perhaps someone could chime in and elaborate on my hunch. Your rig looks FABULOUS!!! BTW. I am aquiring all the stuff to lift my WJ right now and I found your thread particularly interesting. I too am looking at the Fat Bob's 2.5" spring lift, new isolators, and I just picked up a brand new set of Moabs. I am figuring on going with some Grabber AT2 in the 245/70/17 size. I can't wait to get going on mine after reading these forums all winter and dreaming. The information here is invaluable!!

How did the Fat Bob shocks go on? They don't show the t-bar on the bottom of the shocks for the fronts. Do they come with that?? Also I have been wondering about the 2.5" lift on mine because it is a I6. How will it look?
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:24 PM
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Re: My 99 WJ...finished fat bobs, r1, and wheels/tires

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I think someone before me installed leveling kit. Because of you look at the front, there is a BB spacer there. Figured I'd keep it on with the coil lift. Tired are 255/75/17s and no rubbing or cutting
Could you take a good pic of the spacer in the front? How thick is it?
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Re: My 99 WJ...finished fat bobs, r1, and wheels/tires

Yeah, that lift looks like at least 4", maybe more. Your whole suspension is out of whack and you probably aren't getting much help from the sway bars. Not to mention your front axle is most likely way off-center because you haven't put in a longer track bar. I'd say take out the spacers. The 'leveling kit' you talk about is probably a pretty substantial lift already.
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