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Old 06-18-2013, 10:47 AM   #1
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2" suspension lift

I have a '97 TJ with 31s and am thinking about getting a 2" suspension lift. I'm wondering if there's anything I should consider, or what all I need to make this happen?

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Old 06-18-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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As a start, I strongly suggest the BDS 2in kit.

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Old 06-18-2013, 10:56 AM   #3
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I read some reviews and a few people were complaining about flexing. How hard is this to install?
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:17 AM   #4
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I read some reviews and a few people were complaining about flexing. How hard is this to install?
Not sure about the validity of those reviews you read. BDS are great springs and I have seen some pretty wild flexing with just 2" BDS and disco'ed front end.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:19 AM   #5
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I have zero complaints about BDS flex . LOL, I am not disconnected in the pic below - running SwayLoc.



Easy install, you don't even need strut/coil compressors.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:33 AM   #6
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I'll probably end up getting these then thanks for the help. It's recommending the fox springs, are those that much better than the bds ones?
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:14 PM   #7
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I'll probably end up getting these then thanks for the help. It's recommending the fox springs, are those that much better than the bds ones?
You mean Fox shocks I assume. These are superb!

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