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Old October 9th, 2009, 05:32
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Suspension

I am considering the bastard pack idea. I would love my XJ to be 2 inches higher, but was thinking of shooting for 2.5 in the back to settle for sag. The local yard wants 50 bucks each for leafs which I feel is outrageous. Then on one hand I was just considering buying new HD Factory leafs and toss a AAL or shackle on it. Being cheap what about adding a 3 inch AAL when my goal is 2 and expect sag of an inch.

Will factory length U bolts be large enough for a AAL or bastard pack?
I do plan to do the ZJ front coils for now to offset any lift.
Also do you think S10 packs would be cheaper?
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Old October 9th, 2009, 06:04
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Re: Suspension

careful with the ZJ front coils, you need ones from a V8 equipped ZJ or you won't get much/any lift. Also you might need a few spacers to get a full 2". Have you checked other junkyards? My local you-pull-it only charged me ten bucks a whack for coils, and that was before I was even really considered a regular, they'd probably charge me five these days.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 09:08
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Re: Suspension

my 3 inch aal gave me about 2 inches so i say go for it and add 2 inch pucks in the front to even it out
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Old October 9th, 2009, 13:35
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Re: Suspension

If you want 2.5 - 3" of lift, don't go AAL. In fact, don't go AAL in general.
For a hundred bucks (which is WAY too much for a coupla stock leaf packs) you could build yourself two 3" lift full leaf packs and be WAY better off than with AALs - for about the same money.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 14:28
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Re: Suspension

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If you want 2.5 - 3" of lift, don't go AAL. In fact, don't go AAL in general.
For a hundred bucks (which is WAY too much for a coupla stock leaf packs) you could build yourself two 3" lift full leaf packs and be WAY better off than with AALs - for about the same money.
x2, AALs aren't worth it. Just build a bastard pack.
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