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I got one of these,

http://undercoverfab.com/32-standard-2- ... ids-carbon

I have a Unlimited Rubi with a 3.5" lift. Still have the stock CA's and rear driveshaft. Anyone running one on an LJ? Do you think I will need to get adj. CA's and a new driveshaft? I want to have an idea before I put it on. More new parts are not in the budget right now...
 

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I ran the OME HD/LJ setup with Acos and 3/4" spacer AND medic TT/engine skid totalling roughly 5-5.5" of lift at the driveline on my LJ rubi and ran stock arms for a few years without issues. Upgraded to the Curries and should have done it years earlier. You SHOULD be OK, but be prepared for adjustable rears if need be-both lowers and uppers to set wheelbase and pinion OK if needed.

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I think I may just go ahead and get the control arms. What should I get? The Jeep is a mild wheeler, not a DD however. I have been looking at the rough country, currie and iron rock off road adj CA's. What is best for my app?
 

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I'm with Mike.... go with the Currie CAs or another idea is Rokmen CAs. The only difference is the tubing wall thickness. Rokmen are REALLY thick and stout to the point of overbuilt. Currie is a great product too and will give you no problems what so ever. Either choice is great and you can't make a wrong decision between the two cause they are both that good. WAY better than the RC or the other idea you had. They should last you a life time.
 

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Currie is a great product too and will give you no problems what so ever. Either choice is great and you can't make a wrong decision between the two cause they are both that good. WAY better than the RC or the other idea you had. They should last you a life time.

It seems great minds think a like! :D Either of these as he mentioned should be the last you'll have to buy and are definitely superior to the others you mentioned. I learned the hard way-do it once, do it right and forget it. If funds are lacking, hold off for now tough as it may be and save up till you have the cash to do it once and forget it. It will be some of the best money you've spent on the Jeep. Gerald at Savvy has the best prices on the Currie stuff if you go that route. I'd strongly suggest both lowers and uppers so that you can adjust your wheelbase and your pinion at the same time with the new TT on top of the lift. If you go Currie and talk to Gerald, tell him what you're doing overall and he'll take care of the rest.

Best of Luck,

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I have installed and sold quite a few of the UCF skids...great product but angles can become an issue on the TJ's

The original in an LJ may be more forgiving but UCA's are probably a good Idea for a pre-emptive action should you end up with any unwanted driveline vibes.

On the regular wheel base Wrangler(with a 4" lift and an SYE) I put an original on and the driveline still demanded a little tweeking due to some "minor" vibrations(luckily he had adj. uppers istalled). On the LJ you may be fine due to the longer rear d-shaft....but.....better ready for an adjustment than ruining your weekend install bywaiting til Monday to but a set of uppers!!

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