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Old 10-31-2008, 11:31 AM   #1
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2"bb + 1"bl vs 3" suspension lift

i'm in the preliminary stages of mapping out the first step i will be taking with my stocker. right now i have 31's with a stock suspension. i do know that i only want to go with a 3" lift with 33's since this will be my daily driver (for a while at least) and I don't want to go too extreme.

i'm debating about whether to get a 2" bb + 1" bl, or go with a straight 3" lift. is there really much to gain by going with a 3" lift instead of 2+1? i know the frame would be 1" higher, but i plan on putting some various armor pieces on underneath regardless.

i'm fairly new to offroading and i don't plan on going too extreme, but i want to make sure that if i'm at full flex that the bb setup won't drop a spring out or something because of the lift puck.

any input is appreciated. thanks guys

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Old 10-31-2008, 11:41 AM   #2
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i would say to go with the 3" setup, that way you can make sure that you have everything needed to do a proper lift. most kits have new control arms and track bars most have a transfer case drop kit.

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Old 10-31-2008, 11:49 AM   #3
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2" BB, 1.25 BL

3" FT lift, 1.25 BL

Go for the 3" lift, throw in a BL, you'll be much happier. I wish I did the lift first, could have used the BB $ on other mods.
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:50 PM   #4
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Go with the 3" suspension lift.
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:40 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by orange05tj View Post
2" BB, 1.25 BL

3" FT lift, 1.25 BL

Go for the 3" lift, throw in a BL, you'll be much happier. I wish I did the lift first, could have used the BB $ on other mods.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:29 PM   #6
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if it is in the budget always go with the suspension lift

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