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Old 04-26-2011, 03:27 PM   #1
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Budget lift question

hey guys, first i would like to say i know how annoying thread after thread about lifts can be but ive searched and narrowed it down(i hope) to two budget lift kits.

its between the this rc combo kit
Jeep TJ Suspension Lift
and this rc suspension kit
http://roughcountry.com/jeep_tj_3.html

i was reading about both of these kits on here and some other sites and they seem to b ALRIGHT inexpensive kits. right now im learning towards the combo kit and possibly getting a 1'' motor mount lift and avoid using the tc drop. would i be able to run with stock drive shaft and without sye?

if you guys would recommend the other kit and any other kit around the same price let me know. any help would be appreciated.

thanks, chad

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Old 04-26-2011, 03:35 PM   #2
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Body lifts aren't really a good thing on jeeps. People use them, but they are already top heavy. separating the body from the frame a few inches makes it worse I recommend all suspension, always. Just my opinon as I like Low Center Of Gravity jeeps. They function better.

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Old 04-26-2011, 03:43 PM   #3
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Now with a body lift in conjunction with that mml you should be able to avoid the tc drop and use the stock slip yoke as long as total lift is 4" or under! Now if u go that way you could eventually do a tummy tuck on your potbelly tj (just poking fun), but that would need a sye and cv shaft. It is worth the clearence in the end so its something you could do later down the road.
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:56 PM   #4
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thanks for the quick replies guys. i agree about to much bl is not good but from what ive seen i like the 1.25 because like billytheyj said you can do a tummy tuck which down the road when i graduate and can work more hours i would like to do. im mainly looking into these kits for a temporary lift and later on down the road upgrade.
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Old 04-26-2011, 04:01 PM   #5
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Yeah I can't reccomend a good belly up skid for it though especially since I will do a tummy tuck one of these days but I'm gonna fab up my own and the market for belly up skids are a little scarce for yjs but for the tj ur looking at something like this http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....uctid=SKP-8403

And I think ucf makes them too and I know they are a wf supporting vendor!
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