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Old 04-16-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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i want a 6 inch suspension lift... i think

I have a stock 2003 wrangler. i want to put 35s on it and eventually swap out both the axles for D44s porbably(thats another beast). 4.88 in both axles too. so i guess ill start with the lift.
so what all is involved in a 6" lift? and which lift is one of the better ones?
i was thinking fabtech long arm... besides buying the lift, what all am i goin to have to pay for to have a lift that size?

also, whats the difference, performance/cost/practicality wise, between getting a 4" lift plus a 2" body lift, VS. getting the 6" suspension lift straight up?

thanks for the help. ive had the jeep for a while, and ill have it FOREVER! But ive always wanted a lift!!
P.S i will be takin it out to trails and stuff. i will try to be kind to it

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Old 04-16-2011, 09:59 PM   #2
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I'm kind of in the same boat but i only want 4 inches and 35s. There's alot to do (if you want to do it right) and I've been reading up on this stuff for a while now and at times it seems overwhelming because of all the work it takes to lift and modify. good luck!

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i like it low. do a 4in long arms with tube fenders then a 1in BL with a 1in MML and tummy tuck
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:15 PM   #4
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The Fabtech 6" long arm lift is just over $3700...now add the cost of installation which requires welding and maybe some fabrication...you could be close to $5000. You also have to add the cost of a CV driveshaft and a slip yoke eliminator kit..maybe $500. Also add the price of 35" tires..at very least $1000.

If Jeeps and offroading is something new to you I would suggest going with something a little smaller and less of a "headache". Maybe a 2-3" lift with 33's. It would be ALOT cheaper. Once you go over about 3" of lift things start to get real expensive.
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:17 PM   #5
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i like it low. do a 4in long arms with tube fenders then a 1in BL with a 1in MML and tummy tuck
I'm doing the same thing but I'm gonna skip the BL. keeping it short arm for now though.
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:34 PM   #6
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I'm running a Rubicon Express (unfortunately RE is currently "not taking orders" and being "restructured") 5.5'' Long Arm kit with a 1'' body and mml with on 37's. That still leaves plenty of room for tire clearance. Most people on the forum will tell you only go 1'' body lift max. If your gonna go big, might as well go all out...If you want a 6'' kit on your jeep, its your $ so I say go ahead!!

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