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Old 11-18-2012, 07:39 PM   #1
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Been snooping around and now have a good question I think.

My wife and I have a 97 TJ sport. We we're going to do a 2 inch spacer lift, and later a 1.25 inch body lift. That was until I was breaking down the suspension to install and found that the driverside rear coil was broken. So now we are debating what to do. We wanted to end up with about 3 to 3.5 inches of lift and 33" tires when all said and done. We have to build on a budget so what parts and in what order would I go about buying them to obtain our desired height adjustment? Thanks in advance.

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Old 11-18-2012, 07:46 PM   #2
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id go 2" coil springs and an inch body. since you need a new spring anyway. and the added spring length will give you better flex.

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Old 11-18-2012, 07:49 PM   #3
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If you want to replace that rear spring with a stock, buy in pairs. I would send the BB back and just get 2" springs. BDS and OME come to mind for them.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:55 PM   #4

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A little more money but as mentioned above you are already going to be replacing parts...get an OME kit, slap on a JKS BL and MML and wheel the weeee out of it on 33"s it worked for me!!!
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:59 PM   #5
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Add a motor lift with the body lift.
2000 solar yellow 4.0 sport 3" BDS, 1.25" JKS body lift, 1" Zone motor lift, JKS quicker disconnects, 33x10.5 BFG KM2 on black american racing wheels. D44 rear.

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Old 11-20-2012, 03:51 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the info guys. I didn't even realize I was going to need a MML, so this has been a great big help.

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