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Old 08-27-2014, 04:53 AM
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Is it just me, or does my front end look lower than it should be?

When I bought my 2000 tj, it already had a procomp lift on it and was told it was a 4in lift. To me, it looks a little lower than 4in, however i did recently buy some rancho9000xl shocks for a 4in lift and theyre working well. But anyways, is it just me or does the front end look lower than it should be, and what could be the reason? Should i get coil spacers/ leveling kit? Any other help/advice/opinions? Thanks, guys. Also im running 33x15x12.5 in tires if that makes a difference
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That does look kind of low all the way around for a 4" lift I think.

I just put the Rough country 4" kit on mine and I'm running 33's as well.




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Just measure your front springs. A 4" lift should have give or take 16" front springs at ride height. If it is n old lift, they will most likely have sagged some, but it should still be close.

Personally, I wouldn't stack coil spacers on top of lifted springs. Good new springs are not that expensive. I know you can buy a pair of OME 4" springs for about $170 at Quadtratec.
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def. looks low for 4" lift.

Where in West Texas are you located?
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I found this handy when trying to figure out the length of my springs to determine my lift size
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Also, you can measure from the center of your front hub, to the bottom of your fender flare. It should be around 24 inches with a 4 inch lift.
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That does look kind of low all the way around for a 4" lift I think.

I just put the Rough country 4" kit on mine and I'm running 33's as well.



Yeah exactly, YOURS looks like an actual 4in lift. After I bought it, i looked online for other jeeps with 4 in lifts and realized they all looked alot higher than mine
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Just measure your front springs. A 4" lift should have give or take 16" front springs at ride height. If it is n old lift, they will most likely have sagged some, but it should still be close.

Personally, I wouldn't stack coil spacers on top of lifted springs. Good new springs are not that expensive. I know you can buy a pair of OME 4" springs for about $170 at Quadtratec.
Thanks, man.. so you think if I just replace the front springs, that would raise my ride height? Id much rather do something like that than buy a whole new lift kit
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I found this handy when trying to figure out the length of my springs to determine my lift size
Awesome thanks!!
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Thanks, man.. so you think if I just replace the front springs, that would raise my ride height? Id much rather do something like that than buy a whole new lift kit

I'd be afraid to do that because then you could end up with it being higher in the front if the rears have sagged.

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