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Thanks for everyone's input. I'm still not sure yet myself. These are just assumptions and observations I've made. I'm installing a rear anti-rock (more on that soon @Trevlaw ), but I'm rethinking the swayloc... I get the feeling that with the high roll center geometry the jeep will be to stiff on road with the "street" setting and also too stiff off road with the "off road" setting. I'm thinking of running an anti rock front and rear, or possibly nothing in front. Theory is great, but seat time is king. I'll know after I wheel it a bunch.

So I may have a brand new, in an unopened box ORO swayloc for sale soon.
 
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When doing custom builds like this, there will inevitably be "FUCK" moments.

Remember way back like two posts ago when I was feeling confident about my design and fully burned in the axle track bar mount?

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I really should have mocked up the passenger side. This would have been so easy to fix before it was welded up. I should be able to trim the tube out the back to 1/8" or so of the mount, and get a shorter bolt. I'm concerned that if I don't get the cut perfect, and its slightly angled, putting uneven stress on the bolt.
 

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When doing custom builds like this, there will inevitably be "FUCK" moments.

Remember way back like two posts ago when I was feeling confident about my design and fully burned in the axle track bar mount?

...

:(
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I really should have mocked up the passenger side. This would have been so easy to fix before it was welded up. I should be able to trim the tube out the back to 1/8" or so of the mount, and get a shorter bolt. I'm concerned that if I don't get the cut perfect, and its slightly angled, putting uneven stress on the bolt.

I'd check out McMaster to see if there's a different type of bolt that might fit better. Could you countersink the shock side of the tube and run a flat head screw nearly flush on the shock side, then the nut on the heim end?
 

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When doing custom builds like this, there will inevitably be "FUCK" moments.

Remember way back like two posts ago when I was feeling confident about my design and fully burned in the axle track bar mount?

...

:(
View attachment 348800


I really should have mocked up the passenger side. This would have been so easy to fix before it was welded up. I should be able to trim the tube out the back to 1/8" or so of the mount, and get a shorter bolt. I'm concerned that if I don't get the cut perfect, and its slightly angled, putting uneven stress on the bolt.

Get a grade 8 button head and run the threads on the other side of the heim. At least try it before cutting
 
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After additional measuring, even if the tube had no bolt ( or counter sunk bolt) it would still contact the spring on the coilover. Cutting is my only option. Oh well. Hopefully someone, somewhere reads this one day and doesn't make the same mistake. I've got some ideas for making sure the cut is square.
 

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After additional measuring, even if the tube had no bolt ( or counter sunk bolt) it would still contact the spring on the coilover. Cutting is my only option. Oh well. Hopefully someone, somewhere reads this one day and doesn't make the same mistake. I've got some ideas for making sure the cut is square.

Wish you would've done this last week before I did the same thing on my lower shock mount, just with the caliper instead. One set of custom spacers and some fresh pads and rotors and it's got miles of room.

Sounds like you've got some quality time with a file ahead of you
 
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