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Old 01-02-2012, 09:36 PM   #1
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4cl manual jeep with 1 inch body lift and 31s

ok so i want to get a 1 inch body lift and put 31s under it. I just want the cool factor. the reason im just doing 31s and 1 inch is because i only have a 4cl. so when i put a 1 inch lift on will i have to move the shift knob up and the 4wd knob? also what is a good brand for the lift... *let me know what yall think*
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Old 01-06-2012, 10:55 AM   #2
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I have a four cylinder with 33's and four inch rough country lift I would go with that you won't regret it! The only con I would have to say is its a lot slower now and will have to regear the axles to 4.88 gears for the lost of power cause of the bigger tires
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Old 01-06-2012, 11:26 AM   #3
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I've got 31's on stock suspension but JKS has a good 1¼" body lift
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Old 01-06-2012, 11:31 AM   #4
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both JKS and Savvy Off-Road make nice 1.25" BL's.
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Old 01-06-2012, 11:39 AM   #5
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both JKS and Savvy Off-Road make nice 1.25" BL's.
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Old 01-06-2012, 11:43 AM   #6
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viken,
I would consider a 2" budget boost instead. Cost about the same and easy to install.

Something like this...but lots of kits on the market:
Jeep Wrangler TJ 2" Budget Boost - Suspension Lift Kits - Suspension - 4WS.COM
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I've got a 2.5L with a manual tranny...currently running a 3" suspension lift and 32x11.5's but just ordered a 1.25" body lift, 1" motor mount lift (so i can get rid of my tcase drop) and when these tires are spent ill be running a set of 33x12.5's and will regear to 4.56 most likely (still debating about 4.88's)
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Old 01-07-2012, 04:33 PM   #8
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How much does it cost to regear?
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Old 01-07-2012, 04:37 PM   #9
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How much does it cost to regear?
Anywhere from $1000-2000 for a straight regear including parts and labor. If you add lockers then it's more. I paid $1200 for my regear.
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Old 01-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #10
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Daystar makes the best 1" lift. Around 150$ , I waited for a sale on amazon and purchased it for 125$ shipped. I would go with 32" If you plan to regear.

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