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Recon JL/JT Coilover Kit Install Guide

JEEP WRANGLER 2018+ JL/JT RECON KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: FRONT RECON KIT

  1. DISCONNECT SWAYBAR, TRACKBAR, AXLE BREATHER TUBE, LOCKER LINE, BRAKE LINE BRACKETS—ANYTHING THAT MAY BIND OR PREVENT THE AXLE FROM BEING FULLY LOWERED.
  2. DISCONNECT FRONT DRIVE SHAFT FROM DIFFERENTIAL AND HANG OUT OF THE WAY.
  3. RAISE BODY/LOWER AXLE.
  4. REMOVE SHOCKS AND SPRINGS.
  5. REMOVE OR TRIM INNER FENDER PLASTICS.
  6. CUT OUT FACTORY BUMPSTOP FROM TOP OF SPRING PERCH AND GRIND SMOOTH; RUST PROOF.
  7. USE FACTORY BOLT TO HAMMER OUT CAPTURE NUT ON UPPER SHOCK MOUNT. (FACTORY BOLT CAN BE USED, BUT RECOMMEND SWITCH TO GRADE 8)
  8. SET RECON HOOP AND MARK HOLES ON TOP OF UPPER SPRING PERCH; DRILL/REAM TO 7/16”.
  9. INSTALL BUMPSTOP INTO RECON BUMPSTOP HOUSING.
  10. SANDWICH FACTORY SPRING PERCH BETWEEN RECON HOOP AND BUMPSTOP HOUSING; BOLT TOGETHER. –UPPER FRONT INSTALLATION COMPLETE.
  11. BOLT ON LOWER SHOCK BRACKETS USING SUPPLIED HARDWARE BAG—IF BRACKETS ARE POWDER COATED, HOLES MAY NEED TO BE REAMED. (LEAVE LOOSE UNTIL COILOVER IS IN PLACE)
  12. INSTALL COILOVERS.
  13. RECONNECT EVERYTHING FROM STEP 1 AND REROUTE LINES AS NECESSARY.
  14. LOWER VEHICLE AND RETORQUE ALL SUSPENSION COMPONENTS.

 

JEEP WRANGLER 2018 + JL RECON KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: REAR KIT ( THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT WORK FOR JEEP GLADIATOR REAR KING SHOCK KIT )

  1. DISCONNECT SWAYBAR, TRACKBAR, AXLE BREATHER TUBE, LOCKER LINE, PARKING BRAKE FROM ROTOR BACK PLATES—ANYTHING THAT MAY BIND OR PREVENT THE AXLE FROM BEING FULLY LOWERED.
  2. RAISE BODY/LOWER AXLE.
  3. DISCONNECT AND REMOVE SHOCKS AND SPRINGS.
  4. CUT OFF FACTORY SWAYBAR MOUNTING TABS AND SHOCK MOUNTS FROM THE AXLE, GRIND SMOOTH.
  5. CUT AWAY EXCESS MATERIAL ON LOWER CONTROL ARM BRACKET TO JUST BELOW CONTROL ARM JOINT (DOWN 1-3/4” FROM CENTER OF BOLT) AND GRIND SMOOTH.
  6. RUST PROOF ANY BARE METAL.
  7. MOUNT LOWER SHOCK BRACKET/SKID. BOLT ON, BUT DON’T TIGHTEN UNTIL VEHICLE IS ON THE GROUND. (IF YOUR BRACKETS HAVE BEEN COATED, IT MAY BE HELPFUL TO REAM BOLT HOLES)
  8. REMOVE OR TRIM INNER FENDER PLASTIC AND BRACKETRY.
  9. MOUNT UPPER SHOCK BRACKET—MARK AND DRILL 2 REAR HOLES ON REAR BODY MOUNT.
  10. INSTALL COILOVERS.
  11. RECONNECT EVERYTHING FROM STEP 1 AND REROUTE LINES AS NECESSARY.
  12. LOWER VEHICLE AND RETORQUE ALL REAR SUSPENSION COMPONENTS.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AT 866-900-8841 OR BY EMAIL AT INFO@REBELOFFROAD.COM AND WE’LL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU.

JEEP WRANGLER 2018 + JL RECON KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: REAR KIT

1.       DISCONNECT SWAYBAR, TRACKBAR, AXLE BREATHER TUBE, LOCKER LINE, PARKING BRAKE FROM ROTOR BACK PLATES—ANYTHING THAT MAY BIND OR PREVENT THE AXLE FROM BEING FULLY LOWERED.

2.       RAISE BODY/LOWER AXLE.

3.       DISCONNECT AND REMOVE SHOCKS AND SPRINGS.

4.       CUT OFF FACTORY SWAYBAR MOUNTING TABS AND SHOCK MOUNTS FROM THE AXLE, GRIND SMOOTH.

5.       CUT AWAY EXCESS MATERIAL ON LOWER CONTROL ARM BRACKET TO JUST BELOW CONTROL ARM JOINT (DOWN 1-3/4” FROM CENTER OF BOLT) AND GRIND SMOOTH.

6.       RUST PROOF ANY BARE METAL.

7.       MOUNT LOWER SHOCK BRACKET/SKID. BOLT ON, BUT DON’T TIGHTEN UNTIL VEHICLE IS ON THE GROUND. (IF YOUR BRACKETS HAVE BEEN COATED, IT MAY BE HELPFUL TO REAM BOLT HOLES)

8.       REMOVE OR TRIM INNER FENDER PLASTIC AND BRACKETRY.

9.       MOUNT UPPER SHOCK BRACKET—MARK AND DRILL 2 REAR HOLES ON REAR BODY MOUNT.

10.   INSTALL COILOVERS.

11.   RECONNECT EVERYTHING FROM STEP 1 AND REROUTE LINES AS NECESSARY.

12.   LOWER VEHICLE AND RETORQUE ALL REAR SUSPENSION COMPONENTS.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AT 866-900-8841 OR BY EMAIL AT INFO@REBELOFFROAD.COM AND WE’LL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU.