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I am in the middle of stretchin the rear WB of my yj 8 inches by movin mounts back. i know that i am going to angle my shocks into the middle, VIA tube crossmember between the frame. but my question is what angle should they go up to the crossmember, for max flex and a little streetability and should i keep the mounts on the axle in the same place? i have already moved the mounts higher on the axle. any pics and ideas will be great, thanks.
 

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sorry didnt think to say they are waggy d44s, so not full width.
i want it to be safe to drive on the road and highway, its my daily driver( i only drive about 10 miles a day at max) but as long as its safe i dont mind a bumpy ride, i just want max flex and performance on the rocks and trails. thanks for the replies, look forward to more
 

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WideJ said:
I used to have my shocks running at 45 deg. up to a crossmember that ran between the frame rails. It rode like shit and had alot of body roll. After you stretch the wheelbase you'll have your gas tank to deal with, so shock mounting location get a little more difficult. I built a shock hoop that goes on top of the frame rails and penetrates the body tub. I hole sawed the tub and ran my shocks straight up through to the hoop. I hope that makes sense. It rides 100% better than it did before. My gas tank is raised about 5" through the floor, so I wasn't planning on running a back seat.
thats a good idea, how far into the tub did the hood and shocks go up?
 
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