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Old 10-29-2009, 08:21 PM
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Default Coilover CopyCat (Good bye Torsion Bars)

After helping install Camodown's coilover kit...I just couldn't stand by at idle:


ORU SALES ORDER ENTRY
1 Invoice# 4-037343-1 Company 4 4 PO Number PICKED
2 Customer ERIC GRIGGS 5 Employee 164 NICHOLAS KELLEHER 4
182270 (254)563-9519 TC CASH Date Cr Balance
3 Code.... C Cash SC 10/28/09

6 Part Number Qty Ship B\O Lb\Core Price Extended Tx
0001 FOX980-02-001-A 2 2 0 0.00 184.000 368.00 Eb
0002 EIB1200.250.0750S 2 2 0 0.00 55.000 110.00 Ex
0003 LAS07-100 1 1 0 0.00 6.700 6.70 Ex
0004 LAS07-102 1 1 0 0.00 6.800 6.80 Ex
0005 RF MEMBER - DISCOUNT
0006 Free Freight - UPS Ground Residential
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0008 Deposit: VISA CARD on 10/28/09 491.50 E

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Ill post pics as soon as I get them
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:37 PM
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damn you ewic. hahaha
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:48 PM
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Old 10-30-2009, 06:35 PM
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Go ahead and send them my way. I just wish I could get the front diff drop bracket and knuckles from Superlift. That way I can do AAL and shackles to the rear and coils for the front.
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Old 10-30-2009, 06:50 PM
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I said it before, I'll say it again, Niiiiiice!
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:31 PM
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just waiting....waiting for ORU for the coilovers and bracket's are in the making
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:04 AM
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I'd LOVE to see exactly what you're doing here.. I understand the concept but some pictures sure would/will help if you'd be kind enough to take some during assembly..

Lifted? Lowered? ?????


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Old 11-03-2009, 04:44 AM
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I plan on taking alot of pictures. I'm double lifted right now on 35's. The process is basically removing the torsion bars, the torsion bar drop bracket's and keys. Then you install an UPPER coilover bracket (bolt on) in place where your upper shock hardware was installed. You install (bolt on) a lower coilover bracket which uses your 2 existing holes for the original OEM lower shock bolts. Include two more which you also have to dril out. Then install the coilover's. Change out your left and right brake lines (the OEM lines are too short, and the new coilover's have way more downtravel than your stock torsion bars would allow, so you could rip your hard line off, if you don't go to longer brake lines. There are two gussets per side that HAVE to be welded on, for reinforcement for your shock buket. And that's pretty much it.


Here is the install on my buddies truck:
lower bracket's:


Gussets:


Lower bracket installed:


Upper bracket:

Finished and installed

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Old 11-03-2009, 10:19 AM
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Thanks for the pics and explanation as well!!

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Old 11-03-2009, 10:41 AM
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In this picture what are the 2 bars for that are going toward the back?

Is there a improved ride with this? What is the total investment?

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Old 11-03-2009, 11:15 AM
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The two bars going to the back are the brace bars for the RCD lift. Yes, it rides MUCH better. I don't know about the cost though.
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Old 11-03-2009, 11:30 AM
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Hopefully he can tell me the cost. I wanna do this

Is there a website that sells this all together or something you piece together your self
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Old 11-03-2009, 11:42 AM
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Jacob (Shadow905) on R/F made the brackets for the coil overs. The springs and shocks were bought from Summit, I believe. The brake lines are Jeep XJ units IIRC. But no, not kits. To do this without the RCD 6" lift, I think you would just need to use shorter shocks, but Eric would be able to tell you for sure.
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