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Old 04-06-2009, 12:18 PM   #1
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lift kit install??$$

Hey all I am looking for a good place to go to have a lift kit put on my jeep I am either looking at a 2.5 budget lift or the superlift 3.5 suspension lift. Any good places that wont break the piggy bank??


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Old 04-06-2009, 12:37 PM   #2
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You're gonna pay $$$ for someone else to do it. If you or someone you know has tools (if not you can buy the tools for less then someone will charge you)

Take a weekend and get through it. When you run into problems post em up here. We'll help you through it.

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Old 04-06-2009, 12:43 PM   #3
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You're gonna pay $$$ for someone else to do it. If you or someone you know has tools (if not you can buy the tools for less then someone will charge you)

Take a weekend and get through it. When you run into problems post em up here. We'll help you through it.
hahaha Myself and all my friends are clue less. I can't change tires air filters and oil and thats about it. Install simple speakers. lol Are the lifts easy to install never done one.
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Old 04-06-2009, 12:55 PM   #4
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The toughest part is when bolts break, and fitting coils in. Advance will rent spring compressors. A budget boost can be done in about 2 hours. A full lift more like 6 hours.

Soak all your bolts with pb blaster every day for a week before (make sure you get the upper rear shock bolts).

Jack it up with the wheels off, pull the shocks, sway bar, and track bar (all can be done easiest at the axle) push the axle down and pop the coils out. Put the spacer in and fit the coils back in (nows when the compressors are nice. Bolt it all back up but leave it loose til it's on the ground. Move to the back and do the same. Here the only difference is the track bar is easier to pull at the frame.

If you do a full lift the only difference is that the top shock mounts have to come out too.

You can do it.

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Breaker bar or length of pipe
Pb blaster
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Pb blaster.

If you pull the skid its a bit tougher. For that I recomend a compressor and impact. Tighten the bolts a bit first then loosen them. No idea why this works, but trust me, it does.
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The toughest part is when bolts break, and fitting coils in. Advance will rent spring compressors. A budget boost can be done in about 2 hours. A full lift more like 6 hours.

Soak all your bolts with pb blaster every day for a week before (make sure you get the upper rear shock bolts).

Jack it up with the wheels off, pull the shocks, sway bar, and track bar (all can be done easiest at the axle) push the axle down and pop the coils out. Put the spacer in and fit the coils back in (nows when the compressors are nice. Bolt it all back up but leave it loose til it's on the ground. Move to the back and do the same. Here the only difference is the track bar is easier to pull at the frame.

If you do a full lift the only difference is that the top shock mounts have to come out too.

You can do it.

Tools:
Large jack
Jack stands
Lug wrench
Metric tool set
Metric sockets
Metric open end wrenches
Breaker bar or length of pipe
Pb blaster
Pb blaster
Pb blaster.

If you pull the skid its a bit tougher. For that I recomend a compressor and impact. Tighten the bolts a bit first then loosen them. No idea why this works, but trust me, it does.

Cool thanks! When are you free to do this lol....... Now just to save a little bit more money and to do the full lift. I feel that I will be able to get more use out of a full lift then just a part lift in the long run.
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Old 04-07-2009, 02:05 PM   #6
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^ hey when you want to do this I am more then welling to help out. I am up in zion. You can come on up or I can come down no matters to me!
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If you're around ann arbor MI feel free to drop by and we'll make it happen.
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Old 04-07-2009, 10:29 PM   #8
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^ hey when you want to do this I am more then welling to help out. I am up in zion. You can come on up or I can come down no matters to me!
Sweet man Ill let you know when I buy it. Most likley won't be till next month. Ill Pay for food and drinks!!! If you have tools I would come to you. Or ill buy tools and come over lol
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Sweet man Ill let you know when I buy it. Most likley won't be till next month. Ill Pay for food and drinks!!! If you have tools I would come to you. Or ill buy tools and come over lol
I'm in Lake in the Hills and I'd be willing to come over and help you out. I just did my 3" lift a couple of weeks ago
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im in the same situation. i have a rough country lift 3.25'' coming to my door soon but I don't know how to install it
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Give us a ring we are located north side of waukegan..
We are a full 4wd shop, priced very competitive.

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