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Old 12-31-2009, 01:42 AM   #1
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shift problems after body lift

im buying a 1.25" body lift from zoneoffroad and iv herd that i may cause trouble getting into certain gears.. idk is this true, if so how can it be corrected?

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Old 01-01-2010, 10:48 AM   #2
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i dont know about that smal of lift but i have a 3" BL and yes, it does make it hard to get into gears..i have a5 sp 04 ... trying to get it off asap

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Old 01-01-2010, 11:12 AM   #3
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I put a 1.25" JKS body lift on my rig, and it did make it a bit harder to get into the rearward gears (2,4,R). I simply moved my console back about 1/4" and remounted it. Cured the problem for $0. The rear section of the console I elongated the holes, the front section I re-drilled the mount. Careful when you pop the rubber boot, the plastic likes to break.

Edit: I did install a 1" Motor Mount lift at the same time as the body lift.
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Old 01-01-2010, 03:05 PM   #4
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If you have the leather (pleather) shifter boot, you might be okay - my shifter just barely touches the boot bracket in the downward gears. If you have the accordion style you will likely have to make some simple adjustment.
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Old 01-01-2010, 04:43 PM   #5
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Yea, i had myconsole moved back and had to take that "Rubber" boot out and make a custom one, the accordion folds on it got in the way and popped it out of geears
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