I only want 1" to 1.5" of lift. I want the durability and articulation of uniballs. The mid-travel setup works for me (LT is awesome, but my wrench skills and funds are more "bolt up" level).
I get that the uniballs allow more overall travel AND the more the lift the less the down travel. I definitely would like to maximise my travel, without sacrificing my stock 4x4 drive train, or rubbing parts together at travel extremes (I will be spending a fair amount of time on the 3+ and 4 Moab trails).
My concern now is to select UCA's that are most suited to less lift. Since many UCA's are designed to compensate for "more" lift, will that compensation have unintended negative consequences in the less lifted use?
More articulation is a goal, but not if it causes CV bind, or unusual stress on components. I totally believe in keeping it simple and don't want to use limiting straps. I have read that some set ups have interference issues on full droop and I will be pushing my suspension in that direction.
I am waiting on pricing from DSM and All-Pro, to choose between King and Fox components. I am planning to use Deaver extended travel rear springs and Timbrens.
Insights? Your experiences with alignment and mech issues with a mimimum lift set up? Do you know a component selection that will "not" have any compatability problems with less lift, so I might choose them? Do you know of any parts that "will" have issues, so I can avoid them?