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tc or allpro +2 ?

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by hard2kill, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Aug 29, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    singlefin

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    You might consider researching on the FJ site about the 2"+ kits (more people running them). There are some threads about the actual travel numbers achieved. Even considering that T/C didnt acheive the same numbers as AP I'll probably still get the T/C kit. I'm not gonna start an AP bitch fest, but their service isnt consistant enough to make me open my wallet. MonkeyProof, a guy up in Canada, have put the AP kit thru some shit and havent had anything bad to say. Either kit will work as intended and be better than a typical mid-travel kit. If you plan to ever go from the 2 to the 3.5 kit you should consider T/C since they use a standard 8" coilover.

    I've got axles for the 2" kit, just waiting for the right deal on coilovers or something breaks and forces me to pick up my kit.
     
  2. Aug 29, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    Also just an FYI King will build a kit specific shock and they do not charge any more than the standard 8" price. I have shortened body 8" shocks and they were $976 for a pair shipped to my door. DSM FTW :cool:

    Edit: Oh yeah they also valved my shocks for the correct application for no charge
     
  3. Aug 29, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    down south makes a really solid uca. the price is right and the materials are heavy duty
     
  4. Aug 29, 2012 at 2:56 PM
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    Im at 12" with my AP kit ..4x4 with no limit straps

    :popcorn:
     
  5. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    ^^^^thats what im looking for!!!
     
  6. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    and thanx for chiming in sara (allpro) info from the source is always appreciated
     
  7. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    Lol..with 35" tires and locked front and rear. Ill post up some pics later with me on the rocks..
     
  8. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    Whatup John! I wouldn't say this if it were someone else's thread who i didn't know, but since i know you, your wheeling style, and what kind of terrain you wheel, i feel like i have enough info to make the following claim......for about the same price, you can get front and rear lockers and the required air to power them. for your speciffic wheeling needs, two lockers will get you overthrough way more than a couple extra inches of front travel.
     
  9. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    thanx monkeyproof....yea thats exactly where im heading this fall-next spring :) and 4.56's
     
  10. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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    yeah i know brotha but i still want MORE :D....just tryin to figure out exactly how i want my build to go...lockers,gears,35's are a deff 100% but extra travel and stronger axles are deff needed with were i wanna go :).....gonna run blacks at rausch creek soon..been talking to some locals ;)...and after all the extras im gonna try my hand at a red or 2.......got a cool idea for some flat tube/plate style fenders im gonna draw up soon also :p
     
  11. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:13 PM
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    nice, i was actually just thinking about integrating my bumpers and sliders to one another and making a partial exo cage.

    but on-topic, you're talking about 6 grand(ish) for a +2 LT and lockers/gears. unless you save up real well, it's gonna be a two stage process, and for your needs, i believe lockers should be the first of the two steps. i've seen vehicles with 2/3 the ground clearance as me and less travel make it over the same stuff (maybe quicker even) simpley because they have lockers.
     
  12. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    Shit, this thread pretty much sold me on the AP LT +2 kit, just gotta wait till I get a 4x4!
     
  13. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:20 PM
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    x2. all the reinforcing you can do!
    john knows how to wrench though and has access to welding, so it'd be cost of parts and shipping only.
     
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    Everyone knows that wheel articulation is vital in rockcrawling..and having those extra inches lol allows me to be more stable on the lines I pick. and I am uasualy able to pick the harder and funner lines :cookiemonster:
     
  15. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:22 PM
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    I know that, and agree fully. but since he wants both, I am suggesting my opinion on the order in which he buys, based knowing how he wheels and the arailable terrain, if the "all at once" route is not an option.
     
  16. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    yeah, big decisions to make. unfortunately there is no single cut and dry correct way to do things (though there are plenty of wrong ways)
     
  17. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:46 PM
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    True..

    And that was my original plan too..a little bit at a time. Ended up being everything done all within a month :facepalm:
     
  18. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:51 PM
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    lol.....yeah and colin is right about gears and lockers first, ill need them with my 35's coming soon.....he knows how bad i am in the woods and on rocks...lol.....lt is deff next yrs project and i cant wait
     
  19. Aug 29, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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    yup ;) :D
     
  20. Aug 29, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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    hey, if you have the means, why not.

    when are the 35s coming?
     
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