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Old 04-23-2013, 04:51 PM   #31
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Now all you need is a 1 inch body lift, get rid of those puny 35's and get some 37 inch man tires
I actually thought about that after I finished and saw how much clearance I had

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Old 04-23-2013, 07:49 PM   #32
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I actually thought about that after I finished and saw how much clearance I had
According to Teraflex its very doable and you don't have to worry about problems with the drive shafts. You could easily sell your 35's and put that towards 37's. Very, very tempting.

This is a 3" kit with 1" body lift on 37's.


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Old 04-24-2013, 09:49 AM   #33
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How difficult is a body lift?
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:20 AM   #34
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How difficult is a body lift?
I'd like to know this too.

It was quiet easy (well not easy per say) and very time consuming on my 12 ram. Instructions were quite easy to follow.
So hope its the same for JKs
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:13 PM   #35
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I didn't know TF lift's make your jeep go upside down.
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:24 PM   #36
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I didn't know TF lift's make your jeep go upside down.
LoL yeah, the traction is THAT good!
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:49 PM   #37
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How difficult is a body lift?
Simple Simon if you have a lift. Shouldn't cost that much if you have to have somebody do it for you. It's a simple job and it's only about 180 bucks for the kit.


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Old 04-24-2013, 02:26 PM   #38
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I heard body lifts mess with shift/steering linkage. I remember asking about a 2.5 to 3 inch suspension lift with a 1.5" body lift back when I first joined the site and I was advised not too because of this. Anyone here have any experience with this?
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Did you add the tailgate supports for the extra weight? I know this is a touchy subject but some have seen the sheet metal tear/warp. I'm in the same boat except I'm doing 35x1250-r15's on my JKU.
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Old 04-24-2013, 02:45 PM   #40
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Unless you want to keep your stock fenders, a flat fender would give you more tire clearance than a body lift.

The Teraflex video makes the body lift sound like an easy option, but there are other things that need to be taken into account. Will the lift impact your steering shaft or make the steering wheel set closer to the dash? Will the transmission and transfer case shift selectors still move to the proper shifting locations without interference? Will your swing out tire carrier that is tied to the tailgate and to the bumper, which is tied to the frame, still work correctly or will there be some needed adjustments? Any electrical wiring that was run to the winch, custom lights mounted on the frame or bumper, etc... might require longer wires or rerouting. Just some things to think about with a body lift.
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:10 PM   #41
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Did you add the tailgate supports for the extra weight? I know this is a touchy subject but some have seen the sheet metal tear/warp. I'm in the same boat except I'm doing 35x1250-r15's on my JKU.
I did not. I went with the spare tire extension, but I don't think it's necessary. Looks like there is plenty of room for the 35's without it. Eventually I'll get a new gate for the spare, but I'm spent for now.
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Keep an eye on that tailgate. Great lookin setup, btw!
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:36 PM   #43
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Keep an eye on that tailgate. Great lookin setup, btw!
Thanks! I'm watching it like a hawk. Will update if it starts to bend

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