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Old 01-19-2010, 10:06 PM   #1
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getting new lift

ok right now i have a 2in BB, its ok but im tired of it(it was on the jeep when i bought it). So very soon im gonna be ordering:

1. 4in Rough Country suspension lift
2.1.25in Body lift
3.Front adjustable track bar

the T-case drop will have to do until i get enough money for a SYE and CV, the T-case drop works just fine for a friend of mine who has this lift.

*also i have heard there is no need for a drop pitman arm,correct?

Just wanted to run this buy you guys to see what you think

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Old 01-19-2010, 10:27 PM   #2
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:43 AM   #3
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your telloing me nobody can tell me if i need to use a drop pitman arm? or point out anything else i might need to know about the setup i would be running?????????
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Are you going to be stepping up tire size? If not, 5.25 " of lift is probably overkill. A good set of 2-2.5" springs plus a body lift or just a 3" spring lift would probably suffice for 33's. The more lift the lower you'll have to drop the T-case, becoming more of a "shovel" and really dropped T-cases are just plain unsightly. And other issues will arise, such as control arms being too short, so figure on replacing those if the RC kit doesn't include them. An adjustable track bar vs. brackets is never a bad idea, and you may as well replace the back one while you're at it. And as far as I've heard, a dropped pitman arm wont be nessisary under or around 4" of lift, esp. with an adjustable trackbar. I'd say just lift it enough to clear the tires you plan on running, and evolve from there down the road.
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No with the adj trac bar no need for a drop pitman arm. I would add the 4" lift then see how it works before adding the BL. Reason being, 12 year old body bolts tend to not come out too easy.
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ok so no drop pitman arm and the reason for the BL is not to clear my 33's, i know the 4in lift will do that just fine, i just think a 5.25 in lift looks good.

But whats the odds ill need a rear adjustable track bar too? cause the kit comes with relocator brackets or something like that for the front and rear, but i wont need them in the front with the ADJ. track bar
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Are you going to be stepping up tire size? If not, 5.25 " of lift is probably overkill. A good set of 2-2.5" springs plus a body lift or just a 3" spring lift would probably suffice for 33's.
Not necessarily. I'm running 33" MT Baja Claws on 5.25" of lift. It allows a ton of room for flex. It'll fit 35's, no problem, but at the expense of less flex.

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