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Old 01-19-2008, 08:40 PM   #1
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1 " isolator

another ? can i switch out the old isolator with a bigger one on top of the 2"coil spacer lift now with out mods looking to get atleast 3" if possable 05 jeep

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stacking spacers will work. but i would install one single 3" spacer instead.
for 3" lift you. our member "darton" has a 3" spacer lift.

for 3" you'll need longer springs than stock. if you already have some other springs that came with yor BB they will be ok.
i think you´ll also need to drop the TC a bit to get rid of some driveshaft vides. that works with some cheap washers and longer bolts.

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Old 01-19-2008, 08:54 PM   #3
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no it has stock springs with 2" spacer i was thinking of replacing the isolator with a bigger one they sell 3inch kits that have a 2"spacer and a 1"spacer so they must be stacked i asume the 1 inch is replaceing the isolator
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the manual of my old skyjacker spacer lift said tat the isolators MUST be installed between the spring and the spacer.

with 3" you will need some longer shocks. some cheap rancho5000s were ok for me when i had the 2" BB.

at the rear you will need a 3" bumpstop extension with 3" spacers instead of the 2" extension that´s actually installed.

from 2"-2.5" on i would think about a spring lift. but with nearly new springs on a 06 TJ and some longer shocks 3" spacers will work if you only drive on the road and only di moderate offroading.

do you need more room for bigger tires? then i would think about a 1" BL instead.
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Old 01-19-2008, 09:11 PM   #5
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in the clearance is fine i just wanted it to be taller, was try'n to get away with out doing the body lift. maybe i will find a 3" spacer and take out the 2" i think the shocks will be fine should be able to get one inch more out of them since they are new.
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i had problems on bumpy roads with ths stock shocks and only 2 spacers.
try the 3" spacers and if there are some problems with the too short springs install some longer ones.

do you drive off the road? if not i don´t see any problems with stacking 2" and 1" spacers. but be sure to install some 3" bumpstops in the rear.

depending on your wheel backspacing your rear axle could be uncentered that much with 3" of lift that the tires rub at the spring mounts.
i had that after installing my 2.5" OME lift (in real 3.25") instead of the 2" spacers.
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yeah man without isolators you will have a really rough ride. i took the upper spring pads out on my bmw to get a little lower stance and to help on the track. i tried to drive it on the street and the next day the pads went back in.

with 3'' spacers, i dont know man. im not a big fan of spacers at all. just put some 3'' lift coils in there, like the ones that RE sells and ditch the pucks. you will need longer shocks if you only have oem ones. even if they are new you will kill em fast.
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Old 01-20-2008, 11:41 PM   #8
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If you are running stock length shocks you will need new ones. You can stack on the front but not in the back.
Also you will need to look at you track bars also and drive line.
I would put in a 3" spacer kit KJ09126BK from Daystar. It comes with all you need.
You could do a 1 3/4 front spacer and remove the stock springs isolator and stack the front and a 3" rear spacers.
Ft spacer # KJ09100BK
Rear spacer #KF09104BK
Hop this helps.

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