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Old 02-13-2012, 07:42 PM   #1
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just bought yj best way to lift

just bought a 93 yj 4.0
it has a 1 1/2 body lift and 31.10.50 15 tires

33s look like they will fit if not how can i go a little higher with out buying a suspension lift thanks
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:47 PM   #2
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Pic of jeep? and u can do shackle lifts, or SOA lifts.. tho the SOA probably counts as a suspension lift :x

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Old 02-13-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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Sorry dude, your 1.5" is about the highest you should go without a suspension lift.
You can probably add another inch with shackles, but realistically, springs are about in order.
Easy options can be had, spend $500 on a lift that includes springs and all you need to lift it 4" then buy bigger tires....
other options can net you 2" with Waggy springs,. but you will also be stretching it 2" per axle... so drive-shaft work is necessary.


What is your reason for not going with a suspension lift?
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:56 PM   #4
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what is soa will post pics soon
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:58 PM   #5
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what is soa will post pics soon
SOA= Spring over axle, this lifts your jeep the diameter of the axle and spring and perch width.
Stock Jeep YJs are Spring Under Axle.
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:58 PM   #6
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well have to do a little work to it tlc stuff it needs a paint job wheels and new tires ...
No problem with buying susp. lift just seeing if there were other options
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:59 PM   #7
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haha ok is soa better
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:00 PM   #8
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one more ??? what kind of back spacing and offset should i look for and what is bolt pattern
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:04 PM   #9
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bolt pattern is 5-4.5
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:39 PM   #10
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I have 33x12.50 on my 90 with no body or suspension lift. In fact the factory springs actually have no arch left either (flat as a board) so there is definetly room for the 33's.

I want to do a lift myself but I still can't decide between a SOA and a 4" spring. Not much difference in the money the way I see it cause with the SOA you're looking at needing the new shafts or SYEs. I want as much flex as I can get but it has to stay streetable.
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:53 PM   #11
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ok after looking at jeep good I may have a suspension lift
it has 31 10.50 15 on now
looks like have plenty of room for 33s how can i tell if it is lifted or not
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:40 PM   #12
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I'm getting 2 inches in lift from shackles. But mine are home made half inch steel plate with 3 bolts holding them together
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:05 PM   #13
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what size tire have you got and do you know how high your fender flare is from ground im trying to figure out how much lift it may have
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:18 PM   #14
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I actually have 6 inches of lift I was just telling u cause someonsaid u could only get an inch?

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