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Old 04-03-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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body lift question? already have 3 inch suspension.

I have a 06 Jeep wrangler unlimited Rubicon with a three inch suspension. If I get a 1 inch body will I need a new double cardan drive shaft. I know for unlimiteds u need a new one around 4 inches and with a Rubicon u don't need a slip yoke Eliminator just a double cardan drive shaft. If I have a total of 4 inch lift with 3 inch suspension and 1 inch body will I need new shafts. I think so but just want to confirm. And would I need new front and rear shafts or just rear. Thanks

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Old 04-03-2012, 02:08 PM   #2
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A body lift will have no effect on your drivetran. It simply lifts the body away from the frame. A suspension lift creates space between your axles and frame..

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Old 04-03-2012, 04:12 PM   #3
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Cool so no need for longer shafts now that I think about it it makes sense sometimes u just have to think out the whole problem thanks
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:53 PM   #4
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When u move up to 4" they say yes. but I'm running 4" and no vibes and running smooth. I had to do a TC drop tho...but uhh oh well haha.
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:19 PM   #5
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When u move up to 4" they say yes. but I'm running 4" and no vibes and running smooth. I had to do a TC drop tho...but uhh oh well haha.
U running a 4 inch suspension on an unlimited?
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:37 PM   #6
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U running a 4 inch suspension on an unlimited?
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:46 PM   #7
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Then what u running?
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If you wanted to do a tummy tuck after your body lift, then you might need a new drive shaft...

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