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Old 07-18-2009, 07:34 PM   #31
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So is this adequate and decent for 1" BL?
Northridge4x4 Jeep Parts: Body Lifts

Where do you guys think I can get some detailed instructions on removing the 3" ones and putting 1" ones? I won't do it immediately but info is always important

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You'll need one like this for a TJ:
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The JKS is 1.25", but you can find plenty of straight 1" BLs as well.

Not only will the one inch give you enough room to run 31s easily and possibly bigger if you don't plan to disconnect or do much flexing, but it will look a hell of a lot better, lower your COG, increase your gas milage, remove stress off the bolts, and eliminate the snicker factor . . . regardless of what mlt503 says, it's not just the "liberal weenies" that would snicker!!! If you get a 1" BL, it'll come with detailed instructions and the only difference is you'll take out the 3" spacer and replace it with the 1" new spacer. Basic shop tools, some beer, a buddy, and an afternoon and you'll be set.

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Old 07-18-2009, 08:10 PM   #32
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Sounds great!

I got a pretty common question here: Lot of people buy tires online, what if you do not have the equipment?? How do you get them installed? Anyone at home can do it??
I got 5 33x12.50 TrXus from National Tire And Wheels and they came home mounted and balanced. in like 3 -5 days. All you have to do it just put them on.

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Old 07-18-2009, 08:55 PM   #33
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you said WILL notice it, I am not a show off, and dont have to expain nothing to anyone.. My family and lifestyle matters.
Hey,
if you like it, buy it man.
You're the one that has to drive it.
It's a nice looking Jeep.

As for the BL:
Yeah, it is very noticable.
Not that it's a horrific thing, but very easy to spot, that's all.
It has nothing to do with being a "show off".
You asked for opinions, and I gave mine.
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Old 07-19-2009, 02:28 AM   #34
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These guys are right,

you probably wouldn't have the equipment to mount your own tires.
I went to a Goodyear shop to have my brand new ones mounted, wasn't a problem for them. For mounting, balancing and installing on my car they charged about $100.
I was a happy boy to finally see my "new" 12 yr old Jeep with new sneakers!
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I got 33s, not 31s, does it matter?
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Now you're coming around!!!

You'll need one like this for a TJ:
Northridge4x4 Jeep Parts: Body Lifts
The JKS is 1.25", but you can find plenty of straight 1" BLs as well.

Not only will the one inch give you enough room to run 31s easily and possibly bigger if you don't plan to disconnect or do much flexing, but it will look a hell of a lot better, lower your COG, increase your gas milage, remove stress off the bolts, and eliminate the snicker factor . . . regardless of what mlt503 says, it's not just the "liberal weenies" that would snicker!!! If you get a 1" BL, it'll come with detailed instructions and the only difference is you'll take out the 3" spacer and replace it with the 1" new spacer. Basic shop tools, some beer, a buddy, and an afternoon and you'll be set.
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:44 AM   #36
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I got 33s, not 31s, does it matter?
A 1" BL might be enough to clear the 33's if you are not disconnecting or flexing much. Just depends on where you go and how you run. I've got a 4" suspension lift wiht 33's which is what is recommended, and I'll still rub my flares when I'm really flexed out. Most folks I know that are looking to clear 33's on the cheap will throw a 1" BL and a 2" budget boost suspension lift which basically gives you spacers for above the coils and longer shocks. That set up works well for both on and offroad with 33's and provides ample clearance. I'd say give it a try with a 1 or 1.25" BL and if you need a bit more, pick up a budget boost for a couple hundred bucks and you'll be all set. The budget boost might be a bit more labor intensive than the BL, but can be done in a few hours with basic shop tools (most auto parts places will let you borrow or rent the tools you may not have like spring compressors to make it easier), beer, and a buddy.

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