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Old 11-01-2009, 12:55 PM   #31
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I am kind of at a loss. Part of me wants to ditch the BL and just throw a good susp lift on but it seems like from robinhoods answer I may not be chasing the solution.
I guess you need to define "a good susp lift" and consider your budget. If you want to ditch the BL all together then you'll be looking at a 4" lift to clear the 33s . . . IMO a good 4" set up includes a completely new suspension (springs, shocks, 8 adjustable control arms, f/r adjustable trackbars, bumpstops, etc) along with a CV Driveshaft and SYE (nonRubi) with this set up you would not be using a TC drop kit and Robinhood's issue would not apply. Or you could go with a 1" BL along with a 2" BB and also clear the 33's and still would most likely have no vibes and would not need to drop the TC. I don't see the point in lifting the Jeep just to turn around and drop the belly . . . totally counter productive for my application anyway. With the first option, you can fit 35's by adding a 1" BL (still no TC drop needed).


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ya but you know you want to keep the big lift... I had a chick list night that I had to lift into my car lol
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Old 11-20-2009, 09:45 AM   #32
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I've been VERY busy and haven't had time to fix this issue. I bought this jeep with the lift on it. I think it's a 3.25" with a 1" BL. The shifter hits in reverse also. The plastic frame can be knotched but the metal frame in the boot also gets in the way. It seems like we're going on about a simple fix. I'm gonna slap it in the vise, put some heat to it and bend it. I have close to half an inch room on top .

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Old 11-20-2009, 06:44 PM   #33
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ya but you know you want to keep the big lift... I had a chick list night that I had to lift into my car lol
I don't know if I'd be bragging about that...there's a reason fat girls can't jump.
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Old 11-20-2009, 08:53 PM   #34
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I don't know if I'd be bragging about that...there's a reason

fat girls can't jump.
LOL . . . nicely done!!!
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Old 11-21-2009, 11:31 PM   #35
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when i put my 3in bodylift on i just made a new shifter so it would not contact the console. i also had to trim the floor under the console because it was hitting there and would jump out of gear too.
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Old 11-21-2009, 11:37 PM   #36
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3in bl and 4in susp.
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:14 PM   #37
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I haven't done anything yet. The more I think about it the more I want to pull the shifter out, heat it up and bend her....
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Old 11-23-2009, 02:24 PM   #38
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3in bl and 4in susp.
i had the same setup with a tc drop with 33's. i had to take out my BL due to lift laws here in jersey (they suck). not to bad comming out ended up replacing my gas filler neck tubes and had to cut out shifter extension and re weld it back to stock. so for those paying attention your bodylift should have come with a shifter extension that needed to be welded in below the bend in the shifter cheeper ones just give you one that screws onto the shifter at the knob or they dont give you one at all the shop i worked in just used 1/2 round stock like 3in long for the kits that didnt come with them. and as far as i remember you should need to notch the body only like 1/2 inch for reverse and for first so it dosen jump out (common BL problem) .

for those who are looking at a 1in Bl and need new body mounts anyway check out the prothane kit the 1in BL is built into the mount so its 1 nice solid peice.
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best i can say though is save the cash buy a good 4in sus lift and make your jeep go as good as it looks. your fellow jeepers will thank you
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Just wanted to let you guys know that I came up with a solution that worked for me. The foam padding around the shaft had to go. That helped but I needed more clearance. I found that if I removed the boot bracket the shifter cleared alot better.

I took some small screws and drilled them in the top and stretched the lip of the boot.







It still gives me a lil trouble in the cold but when it warms up it shifts pretty good.

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