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Old 03-24-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
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Just ordered a 1" Body lift

Performance Accessories 1" Body Lift....

Is there anything that the directions don't say that I should look out for??

Is this fairly easy to install?

Just wanted some basic input, I know the radiator shroud might need to be lowerd, is that right?

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Old 03-24-2008, 01:47 PM   #2
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i would just do a mml rather than messing with the fan shroud, i heard that was a b@#$%

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Old 03-24-2008, 01:52 PM   #3
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First off throw away the instructions. They are horrid and are for every size of their body lifts. They include steps that don't even apply to what your doing. Use these instead.
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Old 03-24-2008, 02:13 PM   #4
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i would just do a mml rather than messing with the fan shroud, i heard that was a b@#$%
You think moving a fan shroud down an inch is harder than installing new motor mounts? I don't think so.
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Old 03-24-2008, 04:25 PM   #5
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So I take it the transfer case relocation bracket is a necessity ??
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So I take it the transfer case relocation bracket is a necessity ??
Not necessarily, especially for just a 1" t-case drop. My t-case shifter worked fine when I had a t-case drop without that bracket, see how it shifts after the t-case drop is installed before worrying about a t-case shifter bracket.
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I'm wondering if the kit includes the T-case drop?? I know you can use washers if not..

Do you want the case to drop 1" as well to keep it all in tune?
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Um, I need to back up and correct something, I confused your 1" body lift thread with another thread.

You do not need any kind of t-case drop to install your 1" body lift. The only thing you'll need to do is lower the radiator fan shroud an inch so it lines up with the engine fan again, since lifting the body 1" also lifts the radiator and the fan shroud that is screwed to the radiator. You only need to lower the fan shroud 1" to compensate for the 1" body lift. This is so the engine fan won't rub on the inside of the fan shroud that is 1" too high after installing a 1" body lift. You can do this by slotting (elongating 1") the bolt holes in the fan shroud, or just drilling new mounting holes in the fan shroud, a minor thing.
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Cool, thank you for the info Jerry!!! The kit should be here Wednesday... I just need a semi-warm day and no rain or snow
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x2 on throwing the instructions away. absolute garbage.

use the 4x4xplor write up...

and moving the fan shroud is far easier than a MML
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Wow, a lot of threads on Body Lifts latley..... I hope someone doesn't mind a slight hijack..

I too am going to do a BL on my TJ soon, I been surfing around looking for opinions on the Bushings instead of the Spacers..... Anyone have any thoughts? The Bushing style cost ~ $50 more...is it worth it/neccessary?

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are you talking about the kits that have just 1 big spacer instead of stacking? like the daystar?

nothing against them. i think you would be fine with one but you would be fine with the PA BL too.
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are you talking about the kits that have just 1 big spacer instead of stacking? like the daystar?

nothing against them. i think you would be fine with one but you would be fine with the PA BL too.
Yea, theres a lift that replaces the entire body mount bushing, and is 1 inch taller. Sounds like a good idea, sounds like it may not Look as obviouse......but for an extra $50... Seems to me like most are happy w/ the PA Spacers..... I;ve just never seen anything mentioned about the other.

Thanks.

Hey..who started this thread? Where's the Pics? (ooops, just noticed you just "Ordered".... )
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Hey..who started this thread? Where's the Pics? (ooops, just noticed you just "Ordered".... )

Should be here Thursday, will try and install this weekend...I have no flat paved surface though to do it on.. anyone want to have me over and i'll bring a 12 pack
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My Hood scoop and Lift kit arrived today!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-27-2008, 01:55 PM   #16
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What kind of scoop? Any pictures? What's it made out of and how are you putting it on?
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Not to take this thread over but does anyone have a before and after picture of a 1" BL?
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Old 03-27-2008, 02:59 PM   #18
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Not to take this thread over but does anyone have a before and after picture of a 1" BL?

I will post all pictures this weekend... I will take several angle shots before and after the lift...
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as to the daystar question with stacking or replacing if you have a 84 like you name suggests i would get the daystar because the rubber on your mounts may be a little too soft and ummm idk the word like corroding, but for anything newer that a 90 its no really necessary i don't think
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What if you have an electric fan? Can't see a reason to mess w/ it...
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:19 PM   #21
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I'll look for Malta on the Map...Got a price on the YJ? I gotta thank a lot people for this thread - kizer (Wilhelm,Vilelm,Socse, whatever it may be) you answered the eternal question for me. Chinese, I do not speak. With that link I'll have no prob.....No TC drop right? 12 packs and flat surfaces are overated. (30 packs and rolling terrain make things interesting!!!)

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