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Old 07-10-2012, 09:27 PM   #1
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Noobie looking to lift in pa

I Am interested in lifting my new 2012 jeep unlimited. But dontwant to do it myself. Can anyone recommend a decent lift for around $1k and a place to get it done in the philadelphia area?

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Thanks! Any ideas on where to have it done?
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Mount Zion off road in Dover,pa does great work
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Mount Zion off road in Dover,pa does great work
Ok that is like 2.5 hours from me but might be worth it.
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Ok that is like 2.5 hours from me but might be worth it.
Or you can do it yourself

It's not that difficult..... Really
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:03 AM   #7
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Or you can do it yourself

It's not that difficult..... Really
X2. Diy or don't diy at all.

Id rather spend 1 grand on a complete suspension, do the install with friends or.guys.from the forum, while saving yourself $$ on labor, versus getting a.l.quarter of a kit and.having to pay someone's labor that.costs more then the kit itself. And when something breaks having to be reliant on a garage shops mechanical 4x4 knowledge is just beyond out of control
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X2. Diy or don't diy at all.

Id rather spend 1 grand on a complete suspension, do the install with friends or.guys.from the forum, while saving yourself $$ on labor, versus getting a.l.quarter of a kit and.having to pay someone's labor that.costs more then the kit itself. And when something breaks having to be reliant on a garage shops mechanical 4x4 knowledge is just beyond out of control
I have never done something like this. Youtube videos look intemidating. I am looking at jeff daniels in harleysville pa.... Are there guys local from the forum that would help? I would like to spend around 1k
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X2. Diy or don't diy at all.

Id rather spend 1 grand on a complete suspension, do the install with friends or.guys.from the forum, while saving yourself $$ on labor, versus getting a.l.quarter of a kit and.having to pay someone's labor that.costs more then the kit itself. And when something breaks having to be reliant on a garage shops mechanical 4x4 knowledge is just beyond out of control
This x100
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I have never done something like this. Youtube videos look intemidating. I am looking at jeff daniels in harleysville pa.... Are there guys local from the forum that would help? I would like to spend around 1k
Don't let anything intimidate you. Man up and learn with your hands how do this. As kjeeper and pluke said, do it your self and learn valuable info on how to do this and how your jeep works. You will never regret it.
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I don't have a shop but I can help out.
Thanks for all the help. I dont have a flat driveway.

I agree i do lots of work around the house with my hands so i know how to use a wrench haha just leary taking apart my new daily driver
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I don't have a shop but I can help out.
There ya go. Free beer/pizza to any help and BAM lift gets done.
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Jeff Daniels does quality work. They did my leveling kit, only because I had no one willing to help. I'm close to there and would be willing to help out. I lift things up, put them down. I'd love to learn myself for when I put on a real lift someday.
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There ya go. Free bear/pizza to any help and BAM lift gets done.
Free bear!?!?!?
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Free bear!?!?!?
My house bears are always free
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I am looking at:
Skyjacker 4-5" Economy Lift Kit with Hydro Shocks
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you know if you go to a 4 or 5 inch lift you'll eventually need new drive shafts extend your brake lines etc...
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you know if you go to a 4 or 5 inch lift you'll eventually need new drive shafts extend your brake lines etc...
What he means is immediately.
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I'm in the Manayunk area! PM me when you want to install the lift! I don't have any experience with lifts, but I can play the part of a decent mechanic. Love to help you out and get some experience for when I do mine!
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I'm in the Manayunk area! PM me when you want to install the lift! I don't have any experience with lifts, but I can play the part of a decent mechanic. Love to help you out and get some experience for when I do mine!
I'm a former yunker myself. I used to live across the street from Alex's Pizza on Pechin.
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I'm a former yunker myself. I used to live across the street from Alex's Pizza on Pechin.
Ah, that's close by. I'm on Fleming between Green and Lyceum.

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