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    Default changed out 6in for 4in springs

    like it says put in the 4" springs I had and this is what got. I didn't have the rubber pads for the front which are about 1/2" so maybe that will work for enough clearance, if not I'll make another spacer 1/2" or 1 inch to get the drag link to clear the tie rod.

    In thee pick you can see the drag link resting on the tie rod, probably not good lol. the second pic is with 4" sring and the 3rd is with 6" springs.
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    I think you will be fine. With a stock pitmqan arm that one looks liked a droped one. Do you have your stock one laying around

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    I didn't think about the stock Pitman arm but that and adding the Stock Isolaters should fix it. The Stock Isolater is 3/4"
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    I have never changed the pitman arm, not to say it is the stock one from the po. The Jeep had about 40k on it and all stock when I got it except a set of 31" bfg at's.
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    put isolators in and it's still rubbing but a little better.
    One problem is the high steer arms I have only have one hole each and the drag link bolts to the ps tie rod. If it went to the hs arm then there wouldn't be a problem.
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    figured out the pinion angle and axle were off, so with Fred and Paul's help we got everything lined up and in place. Adjustable control arms are all in as small as they'll go.
    So we put it up the RTI ramp and it did pretty good. Have to get limiting straps for the back the springs are close to coming off, they are bolted down but the tops are close to leaving the bump stops.
    The shocks are to long and bottom out on relatively small bumps s o 4" lift shocks are needed.

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