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Old 12-14-2013, 10:51 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone I just bought my first Jeep it's a 04 tj I would like to lift it about 3 inches and put about a 32 or 33 tire I was wondering what kind of kit I should get I will not be in the rocks much maybe some mud,sand and a little off road,any help would be great Thanks and oh yes wheel size and back set

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Old 12-15-2013, 06:08 AM   #2
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What is your budget for the lift?

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Old 12-15-2013, 11:01 AM   #3
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2.5" OME suspension lift, and 1" body lift would be my first choice. Wheel size 15 x 8 and 3.75-4" back space
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:37 AM   #4
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hi i have about 2000.00 to work with i found a kit that has 2.5 susp and 1 body (rough country) shocks included for like 450.00 looks like good deal to me ???? rims are a lil different story lol soooo many choices
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33's are fit commonly in ways on TJ's:

1. 4" suspension lift, with ~2" bumpstop extensions in front and ~2-2.5" in the rear. Requires a SYE/CV shaft.
2. 2-3" suspension lift, with a 1.25" body lift, with ~1.25" bumpstop extensions in front and ~1.25-1.5" in the rear. The 1.25" BL usually accompanies a 1" Motor Mount Lift to offset some of the driveline angles.

Either way you go, figure on some or many of the following components: longer front brake lines, extended sway bar links front and rear, gears, brake and steering upgrades to accommodate larger tires, SYE, CV shaft, bumpstop extensions, new shocks, adjustable track bars, and a rear track bar bracket.
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:03 PM   #6
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hi i have about 2000.00 to work with i found a kit that has 2.5 susp and 1 body (rough country) shocks included for like 450.00 looks like good deal to me ???? rims are a lil different story lol soooo many choices
I wouldn't recommend anything from rough country. I have an OME 2" lift with with their nitrocharger shocks and it rides great. Rough country is cheap and their shocks ride horrible! I'd definitely go with a different brand. Look into ome, Currie, metalcloak. As for your body lift I went with jks but most companies are title for tat with those. If you look into OME if your rig is heavier make sure you get the heavy duty springs and possibly the 934 zj front springs

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