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Old 04-04-2012, 10:09 AM   #1
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4dr lift on 2dr?

I've read on this here forum that some folks put 4door lifts on 2doors.

1. Is it the same install or do you have to do anything different?

2. Is there a benefit to this?

3. Anymore lift opposed to the same 2door lift?

Much thanks in advance

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ok. im not sure if you're referring to a stock suspension swap or an aftermarket one.

but, i can tell you that a four door weighs more and needs a stiffer coil spring to retain weight better.

hopefully you can answer that one on your own.

benefit, more lift height. but keep in mind that load ranges are engineered for suspension systems and are configured for a specific reason.

install is the same when you're talking about a simple coil/budget lift swap.

install is different when you talk about more expensive lift kits, 3k+

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Old 04-04-2012, 11:13 AM   #3
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Will give you more lift for the price,
But then adding LCA's/TB's/DS/ETC to do it right will cost more $$$$
Money you could have spent on the right lift for your jeep to begin with.

No benefit after all said and done IMO
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:53 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, I appreciate the info. I was wondering if you ever had experience with this first hand?
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My teraflex 2.5 kit used to sell as a "general" kit from what I read.

Some guys were getting more lift then others. If you have the money to support the extra height.... Why not.
But putting a 3 or even 4" lift on a JK could bring on other issues if not done correctly.

Now TF's sells 2 door and 4 door kits.
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yes. i put 2" heavy duty springs from a four door on my two door and i gained 4" of lift.......

no bumpers/winches/armor
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only reason I'm holding off for the tf 2.5 lift with bilstein shocks is because I want to be able to upgrade the ca's and tb's at the same time...and those add up pretty quickly.

I guess I could only see getting a 4dr lift for a 2dr if I was planning to add some serious weight, would just feel "weird" putting a lift on my jeep that wasn't made for it...idk. lol driving around knowing that might not settle well in my mind, but then again, if I added more heavy equipment it might give me peace of mind.
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only reason I'm holding off for the tf 2.5 lift with bilstein shocks is because I want to be able to upgrade the ca's and tb's at the same time...and those add up pretty quickly.

I guess I could only see getting a 4dr lift for a 2dr if I was planning to add some serious weight, would just feel "weird" putting a lift on my jeep that wasn't made for it...idk. lol driving around knowing that might not settle well in my mind, but then again, if I added more heavy equipment it might give me peace of mind.
Not that its not made for it, I think the spring rate is different.

And for 2.5 you don't really need LCA's/TB's.
Going over that you may, that's the risk you would face putting a 4 door lift on a 2 door.
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Pluke the 2, since you ended up with 4" of lift did you have to engage in any other mods? If so, what kind?
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Pluke the 2, since you ended up with 4" of lift did you have to engage in any other mods? If so, what kind?
front lower control arms. front and rear adjustable trackbar, longer sway bar links for front and back, brake line extensions, draglink flip w/ bracket and 4-6" shocks
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