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Old 09-12-2012, 08:09 PM
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Quality lift kit

Hey guys, asking this for a buddy with a yj. He just replaced his 95 with a 94. His 95 had a 4" kit on it and he wants the same for his new jeep. Whats a good quality 4" kit for the YJ's?
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:34 PM   #2
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BDS and Rubicon Express are known for quality lifts, but they come with the price tag to match. On a more budget friendly aspect, Rough Country 4" lift goes for 459.00. Comes complete with shocks, springs and transfer case drop spacers. Good luck with your friends search.


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Old 09-12-2012, 09:12 PM   #3
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I have the rough country, its good bang for the buck, if you want build and ride quality go with old man emu
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I second OME! Some of the best springs on the market in my opinion.
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:46 AM   #5
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I have a Zone 4" lift that I will be putting on in a couple of weeks. Waiting for my tires and wheels to arrive. Zone is made my BDS and uses BDS leaf springs which are some of the best made from everything I read and researched. The lift itself is a little more than a RC, but much more affordable than BDS or RE. I would also recommend going ahead and ordering new Sping Eye Bolts, new shackles to replace the factory shackles and a steering stabilizer. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:42 AM   #6
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Put a 4" Rough Country on my sons yj looks good and was an easy install except for the captive nuts on the transfer case that were no longer captive a little torch and 6 little holes in side of the frame and its just fine now
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:31 AM   #7

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3rd on OME or Rubicon Express. I'm going with a RE kit myself (already bought it), just trying to get the rest of the parts together now as I'm doing a spring over conversion from them.
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:39 PM   #8
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Rubicon Express all the way. Previously had a Superlift and it rode like a wagon! Broke a spring and decided to go for RE. Best thing I could have done. Rides better than new and flexes better to boot. Anywho, just my humble opinion.

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