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Hey all!

Just finished the install, I am thinking of writing a longer write-up for all the idiosyncrasies of the Ironman kit, but I think overall I am very happy - my initial impressions are that the ride is a lot smoother. Ground clearance at the front is about 11 inches, the diff is obviously a little lower, and still need to trim my U-Bolts.
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After the first test ride, my front went from 34.5 -> 36.0 inches and my rear from 35.5 -> 38.0 inches. So about 1.5 inches in the front and 2.5 inches in the back. Some pics from the install below.
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Over some rutted dirt road here where I am usually comfortable going 20-25 mph, I could go 35-40 mph without bottoming out, and everything feels much smoother.

Looking for some help here on two things I want to figure out:

1. Driveline vibration from 25-35 mph

2. Some popping noises when articulating?

For #1, I am guessing I just need to try a couple of different angle shims to find the right one? Below is what my driveshaft looks like.

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For #2, I thought this happens when the bushings are too tight, but I tightened everything to spec while on the ground. Any thoughts?

Thank again all. If anyone has any questions on this kit, feel free to PM happy to answer any questions.
 

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Thanks for the update! I've been considering buying leafs from ironman (waiting for their bushings to come back in stock) so this is helpful. Might not be what you're going for, but I wonder if removing the overload leaf would even out the front and the rear as well as help with the driveline vibration?
 

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Hey glad you were able to install it.. will be looking for a full write up ))
and the green springs they look good )
 

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Thanks for the update! I've been considering buying leafs from ironman (waiting for their bushings to come back in stock) so this is helpful. Might not be what you're going for, but I wonder if removing the overload leaf would even out the front and the rear as well as help with the driveline vibration?
Yea! Glad it can be helpful. I don't mind the rake, and don't want to disassemble everything right now, but thanks for the idea. Trying different shims at the moment.
 
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