Originally Posted by ibbypop
Didn't take any during the actual swap, but below are some before/after. I'm SUA with a 2.5 lift and thought the swap caused the rear to drop drastically at first glance, but that isn't the case. Still need to pull my e brake cables of the D35 and reinstall to call it complete. Before: After:
The 8.8 does cause you to lose lift in the rear, if you are SUA. You gain lift if you are SOA.
A mild shackle lift in the rear got mine back perfectly level. Depending on weight distribution, your springs, etc, some Jeeps may not need the shackle lift.