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    Rear Passenger Coil Rubbing on track bar

    Installed MetalCloak 3.5” Game Changer. Everything about it rules. However, I lengthened the rear upper control arms to get my new Adams shaft right in line with the differential and the axle was pushed back just far enough that the spring rubs on the track bar during off road levels of compression. The upper track bar bolt also pushes into the passenger side rear bump stop at full stuff. I called MetalCloak about a rear coil angle correction bracket and they seemed confident that all I have to do it run the control arms back in proportionally and pull the rear axle forward. HOWEVER, the rear wheels look perfectly centered in the wheel well, even at full stuff. I should probably just pull the axle forward 1/2 inch, but I’m still going to fish around for other opinions. 2 cents welcome. Thanks23A07E8A-5991-4FAB-9EBB-B69E50772BD0.jpg11CC1660-A8D3-4870-95C8-ADCF0EE3C64F.jpg

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    Just now reading post about eco coils bowing. Seems like some pretty good advice there already! Sorry for clogging up the thread highway

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Clyde View Post
    Installed MetalCloak 3.5” Game Changer. Everything about it rules. However, I lengthened the rear upper control arms to get my new Adams shaft right in line with the differential and the axle was pushed back just far enough that the spring rubs on the track bar during off road levels of compression. The upper track bar bolt also pushes into the passenger side rear bump stop at full stuff. I called MetalCloak about a rear coil angle correction bracket and they seemed confident that all I have to do it run the control arms back in proportionally and pull the rear axle forward. HOWEVER, the rear wheels look perfectly centered in the wheel well, even at full stuff. I should probably just pull the axle forward 1/2 inch, but I’m still going to fish around for other opinions. 2 cents welcome. Thanks23A07E8A-5991-4FAB-9EBB-B69E50772BD0.jpg11CC1660-A8D3-4870-95C8-ADCF0EE3C64F.jpg
    Doesn’t bow nearly as much as mine haha


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    Looks like you guys need some artec spring perches, after that bowing is gone and ride quality improved


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    Looks like you need to shorten your control arms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danford.lau View Post
    Doesn’t bow nearly as much as mine haha


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    Yah dude! Too bad you’re not in Colorado. We could have a control arm shortening party this weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Clyde View Post
    Yah dude! Too bad you’re not in Colorado. We could have a control arm shortening party this weekend
    You guys could always FaceTime each other while doing it and still have the party

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    Quote Originally Posted by Braxtonsag View Post
    You guys could always FaceTime each other while doing it and still have the party
    I’m in for that FaceTime


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    Quote Originally Posted by danford.lau View Post
    I’m in for that FaceTime


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    Oh totally

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