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Old 09-12-2013, 06:26 PM   #1
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'05 TJ suspension suggestion help

Ok, I have my '05 TJ with a 2" body lift and looking at upgrading the stock suspension. My question is should I keep the body lift and just add a small suspension lift or should I remove the body lift and go with a 4" susp. lift? I like the height the TJ has now but want to replace the worn out stock suspension.

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Ok, I have my '05 TJ with a 2" body lift and looking at upgrading the stock suspension. My question is should I keep the body lift and just add a small suspension lift or should I remove the body lift and go with a 4" susp. lift? I like the height the TJ has now but want to replace the worn out stock suspension.
If you like it the height it is, why are you considering a 4" suspension lift? If it were mine, I would change out the 2" bl for a 1" bl, and put a good quality 2" or 2 1/2" suspension lift under it. Check out Currie or OME.

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Old 09-12-2013, 07:00 PM   #3
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I wouldn't remove the body lift, there are so many advantages to having it. Although, I'd cut it down to 1", then throw in your lift. You do understand the consequences of a 4" lift, correct? If budget is an issue, I would stick to 2-2 1/2" as Water Dog suggested.
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Old 09-12-2013, 07:52 PM   #4
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If you plan to take your jeep on trails do a suspension lift. I've got a 4" lift the only reason I put a 1.25 BL is for extra clearance for 35's. Suspension is going to more expensive but to me its better.
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keep the 2" bl, no harm, more clearance, and not worth the hastle to cut down and resize bolts and all when its fine the way it is. look at some 3" suspensions(as to eliminate expensive things such as sye and shaft and brakelines and CA'S and.....)
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I would cut down to a 1" body lift and go with 2" OME.

If money is an issue then look into zone offroad suspension 4.25" lift (3" suspension, 1.25" body lift)
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Old 09-13-2013, 12:24 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info. I was looking at the 4" since that is what I had on my '01, but I think I will keep the 2" BL and go with a 2.5" susp. lift. Thanks for all the responses.
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good choice

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