INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR 2006-2007 JEEP COMMANDER / GRAND CHEROKEE 2" SUSPENSION LIFT KIT PART NUMBER 581 09/10/08 1 of 5 WARNING!!! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PROCEEDING. MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE ALL TOOLS AND PARTS BEFORE BEGINNING THE INSTALLATION.
SPECIAL TOOLS REQUIRED: SPRING COMPRESSOR (Branick Industries, Inc Model # 7200 or equivalent) BALL JOINT SEPARATOR (Powerbuilt Part No 648468 or equivalent) REVTEK INDUSTRIES RECOMMENDS THAT RED LOCTITE BE USED ON ALL FASTENERS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED TO HAVE THE FRONT END ALIGNMENT CHECKED AFTER INSTALLATION. KIT CONTENTS INCLUDE - INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDING PARTS LIST - PRODUCT SAFETY LABEL (ORANGE) - WINDOW DECAL - WARRANTY PARTS LIST INCLUDED IN KIT FRONT PART # QTY .
ZIP TIES 12MM STUDS 12MM FLAT WASHERS 12MM NUT PRELOAD SPACER ZT-4 STD-12 R12FWZ R1215NZ PLS-JC5 2 8 8 8 2 TOP OUT EXTENDER SPACERS TOS-JC5 8 REAR 10MM BOLTS LIFT SPACER R101560Z LS-JC5 2 2 TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS 10MM FASTENERS 30 LBS 12MM FASTNERS 40 LBS UPPER BALL JOINT 70LBS TIE ROD END 70LBS SWAY BAR BOLT 60LBS REVTEK INDUSTRIES 2006-2007 Jeep Commander / Grand Cherokee Installation Instructions 2 of 5 09/10/08 InstLibr.doc PRODUCT SAFETY LABEL MUST BE INSTALLED INSIDE CAB IN PLAIN VIEW ... more. less.
OF ALL OCCUPANTS. FRONT OF JEEP COMMANDER / GRAND CHEROKEE 1. Park vehicle on level concrete surface.<br><br> 2. Center and lock the steering wheel. 3.<br><br> Block the rear wheels of the vehicle to prevent vehicle from moving in either direction. 4. Open hood and remove coolant reservoir.<br><br> This is done by removing the plastic nut on the front of the tank (fingers are all you need here) see fig 1, lower bolt (8mm socket here) on the fender well see fig 2 and sliding the coolant tank toward the engine to release the slide fastener see fig 3. Lay the coolant reservoir out of the way so you may access the upper shock nuts. 5.<br><br> Remove the electrical box on the driver side of the fender well that sits on top of the plastic base, this is done by releasing the 4 locking tabs with a flat blade screw driver see fig 4. You may now remove the 3 bolts that secure the base to the fender well. (10 mm wrench and socket needed here) Lay the base unit off to the side so that you may access the upper shock nuts.<br><br> 6. Raise the vehicle so that the suspension is now hanging free. 7.<br><br> Remove the sway bar end link at the lower control arm (18mm socket needed here) see fig 5. 8. Remove the tie rod end at the spindle (21mm socket needed here and a ball joint separator) see fig 6 9.<br><br> Remove the upper ball joint where the spindle connects to the upper control arm (18mm socket needed here and a ball joint separator). See fig 7 10. Remove the lower shock mount bolt (24mm socket needed here) see fig 8 11.<br><br> Cut the zip tie that holds the anti-lock brake line to the lower body of the front shock. You will want to remove all of the plastic once you get the shock out for future zip ties. 12.<br><br> Remove the upper shock nuts (18mm deep socket needed here) this will let you remove the shock assembly from the vehicle. See fig 9 13. Compress the shock and remove the center nut (18mm deep socket needed here) see fig 10 14.<br><br> Remove the hat from the shock and replace the studs in the hat with the new studs provided, make sure you re- install the rubber isolator back onto the hat once you have installed the new studs. 15. Now install the provided preload spacer onto the hat directly over the rubber isolator.<br><br> 16. Compress the entire assembly and install the center nut ( you will want to bottom the threads on the shock shaft) the shock will now have new studs and a spring preload spacer installed see fig 11 17. Install the 4 top out spacers, one on top of each stud and put the shock assy back into the vehicle using the new lock nuts and flat washers provided.<br><br> 18. Reverse the removal process to put the vehicle back together. 19.<br><br> Don 9t forget to zip tie the anti-lock brake line back to the lower shock body with the provided zip ties. REAR OF JEEP COMMANDER / GRAND CHEROKEE 20. Remove the rear wheels and lift the vehicle so that you may access the rear suspension.<br><br> 21. Remove the rear sway bar bolts that attach it to the frame (18mm socket needed here) see fig 12 22. Support the rear axle and remove the lower shock bolts (15mm socket needed here) see fig 13 23.<br><br> Remove the rear spring from the vehicle 24. Remove the bump stop from the vehicle (give it a good tug, it is pressure fit) under the bump stop is a bolt that secures the cup to the frame. Remove this bolt (15mm socket needed here) and discard the outer rubber isolator.<br><br> REVTEK INDUSTRIES 2006-2007 Jeep Commander / Grand Cherokee Installation Instructions 3 of 5 09/10/08 InstLibr.doc 25. Install the rear spacer to the frame with the bump stop cup. Use the new 10mm bolts supplied here.<br><br> See fig 14 26. Align the front end and adjust the headlights. fig 1 fig 2 fig 3 fig 4 fig 5 fig 6 fig 7 fig 9 fig 8 REVTEK INDUSTRIES 2006-2007 Jeep Commander / Grand Cherokee Installation Instructions 4 of 5 09/10/08 InstLibr.doc fig 10 fig 14 fig 11 fig 12 fig 13 REVTEK INDUSTRIES 2006-2007 Jeep Commander / Grand Cherokee Installation Instructions 5 of 5 09/10/08 InstLibr.doc Limited Lifetime Warranty Revtek Industries products are warranted to be free from material and workmanship defects for as long as the original retail purchaser owns the vehicle upon which such products were originally installed (proof of purchase required).<br><br> The consumer will be responsible for removing from the vehicle and returning any defective item, freight prepaid, and for reinstallation. This warranty is non-transferable. Revtek Industries' limit of liability under this warranty is to repair or replace the produ ct at Revtek Industries' option.<br><br> Consequential costs such as, but not limited to labor fees, loss of use, loss of time or freight charges are not covered. Any product that has been abused, altered, incorrectly installed, or used in competition is not covered. Product finish is excluded from this warranty.<br><br> Items that are subject to wear are not considered defective when worn and are not covered. The warranty is void if the "Warning to Driver" decal is not properly displayed on the vehicle. No other warranties are expressed or implied.<br><br> We reserve the right to make changes in design, materials, and specifications without prior notice. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state. Some states do no allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.<br><br> There are no warranties, expressed or implied including any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness, which extend beyond this warranty period. There are no warranties that extend beyond the face hereof. Seller disclaims implied warranty of merchantability.<br><br> This warranty shall not apply to any product which has been improperly installed, modified or customized. Warranty does not apply to any components used for racing purposes or racing type activities. To make a claim under this warranty contact Revtek Industries about the problem prior to removing any parts from the vehicle.<br><br> If it appears that the part is warrantable, you will be given a Return Authorization (RA) number and asked to return the part freight prepaid. If the part is found to be warrantable, it will be repaired or replaced and returned to you. All freight charges are the customer's responsibility.<br><br> If a replacement part is needed before the part in question can be returned , you must first purchase the replacement part. Then, if the part in question is deemed warrantable, you will be credited / refunded. Revtek Industries, LLC 4288 SE International Way, Portland OR 97222 Phone: (503) 659-1650 Fax: (503) 659-2931<br><br>