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Old 02-11-2008, 08:52 PM   #1
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another lift question to bother you with.

I'm looking at the 4" FT lift but not sure if I can get away without the sye. I have a mml now and need to know if a tcase drop would be fine. Mostley DD. I'm going insane with this latley. Can't seem to find a good answer. I did look into the 4.5 kit with sye, but that will take from my tire budget.

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I think you are getting to the point where an SYE and Rear adjustable upper control arms before you start to lift more.

I am in the same boat.....IT SUCKS

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if i go with a 3" ft lift with to my 1.25 bl, can I run 35's. I think we discussed this before, I can't remember.
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Ideally, you want 5" of lift for 35" tires... If you go with the 4" Full-Traction you might be able to get away with a t-case drop seeing as you have a MML already. But if you have vibes, some rear upper adjustable arms should cure them.
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I could fit 35's under my jeep, but I would have very little flex. I am thinking about putting 1.5 inch coil sping spacers in when I move up to 35's in a few years...but who know what the future holds.

I think you could get away with a 4" lift and 1" body lift.

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if i go with a 3" ft lift with to my 1.25 bl, can I run 35's. I think we discussed this before, I can't remember.
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I do mostley DD, and here is a pic with a 36" SS that I tried with only 2" BB and 1.25" BL. I would not go offroad like that,or over a speed bump,, but wouldn't a 3" lift and BL give my enough clearance for a 35? The 36 measured 35.8 and a 35 AT measures 34.4.

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i ahve a 1" t case drop and no vibes, with 4" lift and 2" BL and no mml
if you already have a mml you may be fine with just a few washers and not a huge t case drop like me!
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oh and yeas it will definitly fit
i had 35's and 4" of lift
and i ahd some flex, and now with 6" of lift ive gor plent with the 4.25 you'll be fine unless you like rocks and do them a lot diconnected
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2x ^ Derek post few pics of ur rig w/ them 35s and 6" of lift
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oh and yeas it will definitly fit
i had 35's and 4" of lift
and i ahd some flex, and now with 6" of lift ive gor plent with the 4.25 you'll be fine unless you like rocks and do them a lot diconnected

there are no rocks on my 92 mile way to work. its all highway.
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alright, Im going with the FT 4" lift, gonna see how it goes without the sye. I wont be happy unless I have 35's.
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looks complete to me, idk if that s agood price though groupbuy doesnt always ahve that good of a price in my experience

and yeah on the highway it doesnt even matter how much of a Tcase drop you have so no need for the SYE/CV
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or you can just put 6" of lift and keep the stock tires on and you'll get massive flex...
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i have about 6.5" of lift (2.5" OME + 2" spacers + 2" BL) and 35s and i needed to extend the bumpstops 2" to avoid rubbing.

the 4" FT lift will be ok with only a TC drop and MML. i would install an additional 1.25" BL for a bit more room for the 35s.
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i think he already has a mml and bl?
and i dont think that most people flex as mucha s you do nico, seems you're always the one stuffing your fenders!
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That 4" kit seems a little high priced when you can get the 3" kit for $450 and all you adding to that kit is the control arms and shocks..
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already have the bl, Wont be flexing much on the highway. So that should be 5.25" of lift.
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or you can just put 6" of lift and keep the stock tires on and you'll get massive flex...
Any one got some 28s i can buy from them?

I wonder how well FTs control arm bushings bend. I would recommend something with Johnny Joints.
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and i dont think that most people flex as mucha s you do nico, seems you're always the one stuffing your fenders!
i installed the BS extensions because i donīt want to damage my fender flares.
i donīt think that my TJs flex is very good. but for me itīs ok. in th efuture iīll install 4 long travel OME shocks for a better flex.
here you can see how bad the flex is:
http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=542&stage=3
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GGrrrr where are the good deals when you need them

http://www.4x4groupbuy.com/store/rub...ocks-p-42.html

Nico i wish i could find a rock that big .
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:21 PM   #22
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If I were you i would definitely check into this kit that trip posted up here. You could run it and would have right at 5 inches. It's supposedly a good kit and it seem to me like a good price!!
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yeah that seems great especially with OME shocks!
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Old 02-12-2008, 08:48 PM   #24
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debruins, what kit you running?
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The re 3.5 is a good price, but I know someone who ordered it and it was not complete. Still had to order ftb.
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Yeah i hear with RE you have to drill the axle bracket for the front TBar and then you'll have bump steer.
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think Im gonna go with the ft 4. seems to be getting good reviews.
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I donno about the 4" kit but their 3" kit comes with a tooth pick front trackbar (bends easily). There was a person that had it and he noticed it while his son was playing with the steering wheel. He said the tbar was bowing just from turning left and right on flat ground with out the vehicle moving.
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damm, well I'm not looking to be playing dukes of hazard anytime soon.
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I'd call them and ask how thick the piping is on the front tbar that comes with their 3" kit vs the 4" kit.

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