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Old 10-04-2009, 02:48 PM   #1
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JKS body lift, and motor mount lift ???

So im pondering the thought of buying either the 1.25 or 2" BL and was just curious if anyone had this, looking for some pics and if it really makes a difference height wise.
Also if i went 2" would i have to cut anything or make any changes that could be tuff or is just out of the ?, from what i have read online the 1.25 seems to be everyones choice, i wish the made one between that size and 2"...

Also is the motor mount lift really needed, doesnt look hard to install, but thats the pro's/cons of this? I noticed JKS makes the budget blocks which cost about $54 or you can get the whole complete new mount kit for $90, which to me is the better way to go, its drop in ready... again pics would be awesome if anyone has it.. I will be adding this on top of my 4" lift i have now...

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Old 10-04-2009, 03:41 PM   #2
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Advantages of the 1" ML is that you dont have to worry about triming the fan shroud or shifter linkage when installing the 1.25" BL. To me it made the complete install easier.

I went with these though for the same reason.
Torsion Rubber Style BombProof Motor Mounts by Mountain Off-Road Enterprises and Other Jeep Parts and Jeep Accessories by 4 Wheel Drive Hardware

I could be wrong but if you have AC, I remember reading somewhere that 1.25" BL is the most you can go without having to extend lines. Same goes for the gas fill tube.

Here is a pic of 32" BFGs with JKS 1.25" BL and 1" Bombproof ML



If you go on youtube there are also 2 vids of Rokmen installing a jks 1.25" BL and 1" ML

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Old 10-04-2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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Excellent, i think im gonna go with that 1.25 and the motor mount lift, will keep it simple and keep from cutting and rigging etc.. would u have a pic from the rear, just curious if it leaves a big gap back there, thats going to look funny. I watched them videos and man they make it look very simple I would like to get a bigger lift but dont want a bunch of headaches~ thanks again
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Sorry I dont have any pics with the BL from the rear. Honestly if you have the $ and want a real nice ride I suggest adding the 2.5" OME suspension kit to the list. This is a pic with what I had listed plus the OME suspension.

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Thanks for the info, I already have a 4" lift, but wanting to add a bit more so the 1.5 JKS BL is what i plan to do next with the MML too. should be a good combo, just dont want any trouble or future problems, reliable is key
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I have a 2" BL and a 1 MML and there were no problems with the AC lines.
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Old 10-04-2009, 04:32 PM   #7
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Which body lift kit did use for the 2", and also did u do the 1" MML or a bigger one.. did u have to do any cutting, or splicing with wires or anything, I also heard a few of the
o2 sensor wires are not long enough? I also have a 4" susp. lift kit, and with the 2" BL kit that may be asking for trouble, not sure i need to do some more searching?? greatly appreciate the help..
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My 2" BL is from performance accessories and came with all parts I needed.
The fuel filler and fuel tank breather hose had to be extended. The radiator with teh fan shrould had to be installed 2" lower with some brackets. And some mor things.
Installing the BL took about 4 hours.
I installed the 1" MML about 1 Year later.
Because of an E-fan instead of the stock fan the radiator is on the old place again.

With the stock radiator you have to drill 4 holes in the radiator drop brackets to drop it only 1". 2" BL - 1" MML = 1" radiator drop.
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Sounds like the electric fan is the way to go, however not sure how that would get wired in as it would have to come on when the motor starts and stops. The other parts dont sound to bad, but im thinking the 2" body lift may be a bigger gap than i wanna deal with, it would probably drive me nuts, need to see if i can find some around town, probably just gonna go with 1.25 and be done with it, then maybe in the future some 35's and regear.... more money, more money
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The JKS 1.25" BL and 1" MML would be the easiest way. The radiator and fa shrould stays in the same place with that.

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