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Old 05-21-2012, 06:45 PM   #1
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leveling kit question

hey folks!

went to the local 4x4 store today and i was asking about leveling kits and got some confusing responses.

first of all, i dont have a lift on my jeep (98 tj) and i was wondering if a leveling kit would be a good idea (just to get away from that kind of forward lean look on stock jeeps)? i dont claim to be very knowledgeable on this subject so any advice would be a big help.

basically, when i asked about getting a leveling kit the lady looked at me like i was a crazy person. it seemed like she didnt know what a leveling kit was. then she started trying to talk me into getting a full coil spring lift.

i guess basically my question is; am i getting dicked around? or am i completely off base?

any advice is appreciated, thanks in advance!

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Old 05-21-2012, 06:51 PM   #2
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Ask them about a budget boost or spacer lift instead, its basically the same thing but its not called a leveling kit on a jeep

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Old 05-21-2012, 06:54 PM   #3
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just go to the junkyard and get some XJ/ZJ 4.0L and ZJ V8 front springs. Use whichever ones that make your Jeep "level" to your desire. Cheap and easy.
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Old 05-21-2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:19 PM   #5
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My TJ sat about 3/4" low on the right rear.... I bought a pair of 3/4" spring spacers from EBAY...install took 15 minutes and Jeep is level .

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-4-Jeep-TJ-...50ecf4&vxp=mtr
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #6
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My TJ sat about 3/4" low on the right rear.... I bought a pair of 3/4" spring spacers from EBAY...install took 15 minutes and Jeep is level .

3/4" Jeep TJ,XJ,ZJ,MJ Front Coil Spring Spacers (Pair) | eBay
good deal! im not too mechanic savvy.... do you think its something i could do even if i dont have a lot of experience?? if so, how would i go abt doing it?
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:47 PM   #7
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this is exactly what you want

Daystar 1.75" Budget Boost Kit for Jeep Wrangler TJ | Morris 4x4 Center

there is also a page for a 3/4 of an inch spacer kit, depending how badly youre pointed down in front

Daystar is probably your best bet as far as quality

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