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    Default New to xj looking for. advice

    I have a 4.5. Roughcountry lift kit but front of jeep sits a lower. Than rear looking to lvl out whats. The best just get spacers lol

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    Yes, spacers is probably the easiest and cheapest way
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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    Thats what i thought who makes good spacers dont want junk and how high of a lift do u have to worry about the front driveshaft

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    If you are just leveling, no worries on the driveline or castor angles. But I don't know if you have a long or short arm kit
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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    Short arm full coil and spring lift all new control arms and. Drop control arm brwckets

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    What are your thoughts on the roughcountry control arms there good ones or more exspensive ones

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    I had pro comp 1" spacer on the front of my XJ, I liked it, did fine offroading

    I had a rough country 6.5" short arm kit on mine, added a 1" spacer in front and a 1" block in rear and she performed great, flexed just as good as some long armed XJ's when I went on the rti ramp with them(and offroad ofcourse)

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    You should be able to level it with the short arms. But I am a purest when it comes to suspensions. Too much addition to the front short arm stuff upsets the castor angle for highway driving purposes. Personally, if you are intending to go up much higher I would go to long arms. Not that it cannot be done on short arms, but I think you will like it much better. Less harsh in the bumps with long arms
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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    Quote Originally Posted by Dream Machine2001xj View Post
    What are your thoughts on the roughcountry control arms there good ones or more exspensive ones
    Yes, there are way more expensive ones. But don't fix what isn't broken. Me personally. I'm not a fan of the name brand. Mainly b/c I've seen "Made in China" on their boxes.

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    Default Re: new to xj looking for. advice

    If you are looking for the really good tough stuff, there are two good sources. One is Ironman Andy, a vendor on this forum. Don't hurt yourself lifting it. Another that uses even better joints than Johnny Joints is Partsmike.com. I use his stuff and have not had to rebuild the rod ends in two years. None of it is cheap, but quality is #1
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    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
    lockers
    And a bunch of other stuff

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