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Old 03-02-2011, 03:22 PM   #1
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What is the max amount of lift before you need one?

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Old 03-02-2011, 03:26 PM   #2
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Those that do any wheeling will say 4" will require SYE. There are many that don't do any appreciable wheeling that will run 4" without one.

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Old 03-02-2011, 03:57 PM   #3
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So a 4 inch suspension and 3 inch body really need one!!!
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:09 PM   #4
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Well, the 4" SL will need it. The 3" BL should just come off.

Really, why go to all the trouble of lifting the frame of the vehicle just to drop the center of it back down with a TC drop?
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:19 PM   #5
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Ran a 4" lift without an SYE for 10K without single issue... I'd say 4" is the limit though..
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:33 PM   #6
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I really don't want to do the body lift but I put on 35x12.50 15 on it and they rub a bit when turning the wheel all the way to each side.
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:35 PM   #7
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Kind of hard to see but...
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Old 03-02-2011, 05:20 PM   #8
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Break out the and go to town!!
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Old 03-02-2011, 09:22 PM   #9
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Ouch!!!
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:33 AM   #10
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"Ouch" what? Done correctly you can free up a lot of flex space and still look professional at the same time.
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Old 03-03-2011, 03:06 AM   #11
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Very true, "if done right" is the key though, but anything would look better than 3 inches of body lift.
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Old 03-03-2011, 03:56 AM   #12
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I have friend who id a 4" lift on a TJ without the SYE. the biggest issue he has is because of the TC having to have been moved he can't always get the 4WD shift lever to engage fully because it hits the plastic before it gets all the way back. He's going for the "belly up" kit as he calls it.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:15 AM   #13
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yea i broke out the grinder and sawzall and will admit it was not done right lol. fml
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:42 AM   #14
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I don't think cutting the out the spot that is hitting will work. Only reason the spot is were the flair is bolted to the fender. Just afraid that I will not have enough left to bolt it back together.
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Old 03-03-2011, 12:09 PM   #15
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If you trim fender you might as well do a TJ flare conversion. There're tons of writeups about it all over the web.
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:55 PM   #16
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So a 4 inch suspension and 3 inch body really need one!!!
The 3" body lift has absolutely nothing to do with a SYE. You could use a 12" body lift and it does not change the drive shaft angles at all.

So, like another posted, mild riding, may not need one, heavy off roading, you will need it with 4" suspension lift.
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Old 03-03-2011, 03:33 PM   #17
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your front spring look like they are sagging pretty bad
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:30 PM   #18
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I really don't want to do the body lift but I put on 35x12.50 15 on it and they rub a bit when turning the wheel all the way to each side.
If you want a high lift without the body lift, how about a spring over axle conversion? A member on here (Ibuildembig) is doing a great step by step write up on the process. Also, he states that if done properly, you will not need a SYE. Others may disagree, it is his opinion and experience.

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Old 03-03-2011, 09:17 PM   #19
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your front spring look like they are sagging pretty bad
Better not be they never hit dirt yet brand spanken new. why do you say that?
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:07 AM   #20
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If you want a high lift without the body lift, how about a spring over axle conversion? A member on here (Ibuildembig) is doing a great step by step write up on the process. Also, he states that if done properly, you will not need a SYE. Others may disagree, it is his opinion and experience.

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Thanks I will check it out!
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:48 AM   #21
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I am doing a SYE w/ a 2-1/2" lift because I want to get rid of my TC drop and install a UFC high clearance skid.

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