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ZJ Bumper Frequently Asked Questions

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[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.59" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] People often have questions about the bumpers we sell for the Grand Cherokee ZJ, so here is a list of frequently asked questions about our stealth and tube / prerunner style bumpers we have available. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_accordion _builder_version="3.0.59" border_style="solid"] [et_pb_accordion_item title="Are your bumpers compatible with SRS airbags?"] We've not tested them as we have no equipment to do so. [/et_pb_accordion_item][et_pb_accordion_item title=" Can I purchase D-Ring mounts?"] They are available for the Stealth bumper, but the Tube bumper uses tow-hooks instead. [/et_pb_accordion_item][et_pb_accordion_item title="Is the rear bumper compatible with the factory rear skid."] Absolutely it is!!...

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Ultimate 2-1/4" lift kit for ZJs

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[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.59" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Want to keep it simple for your first lift? Want to test the water without investing a bunch of time and money in parts and installation labor? If you are looking for a 31"~32" tall tire and need a lift to run with it, you can't beat the value of this 2-1/4" budget boost system. These poly spacers are made specifically to Kevin's specifications, use the highest quality polyurethane material and molding process available, and come with a *Lifetime Warranty* against cracking, splitting, chipping, discoloration...pretty much anything you can throw at them. Keeping...

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Ultimate 1" Leveling Kits for ZJs

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[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.59" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Just looking for a little boost and keeping the same stock sized tires? Does the rear set higher and you'd like to level it out? Here's some 1" and 3/8" spacers for ZJs that will work to set the front end taller. Generally speaking, you'll not need longer shocks for either of these lifts. However, if you ARE in the market for new shocks and want to do both at the same time, try this LINK. (please help me keep costs low by shipping to a business address if possible). [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_code _builder_version="3.0.59"][table...

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ZJ 249-231 Swap FAQ Write-Up

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[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.52" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] So you’re sick of that POS 249 and want a real t-case? Here’s how to do it. First, I’ll run through some of the reasons why people swap in a 231. Low-Lock The 93-95 249’s still rely on the viscous coupler to transfer power while in 4Lo. This presents a major problem off road as the front and rear driveshafts are NOT locked together. This issue is most apparent when attempting to climb a steep obstacle. With the weight off of the front tires, a majority of the power is sent to the...

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Death Wobble Fix and Cures

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[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.52" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] As you have already found out, Death Wobble, the horrible front end vibration that starts when one wheel (usually the right) hits a bump around 40~50mph, is the worst possible downside to having a coil-sprung vehicle with a track bar setup. Vehicles affected by this design are the Jeep Cherokee XJ, the Grand Cherokee ZJ and WJ, Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ, and JK, and also include Ford and Dodge trucks and early Ford Broncos. Death Wobble is also extremely difficult to try to diagnose, because it is actually caused by slop in the...

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