A little background - I already have an OME 2.5" suspension lift and JKS 1.25" BL + 1" MML with 33" tires. Im not looking for more lift or bigger tires - Im happy with what I have and how it rides.
Im looking for more clearance.
Item 1 is obvious: I still have a tcase drop (from PO's lift). Ive ordered parts to replace the mounting hardware (nutserts and bolts) so I can kick the drop and reclaim that 1" of clearance. Im starting to wonder though, if I already have the skid removed, how much more would a tummy tuck entail? Would it negate the gain from my MML and require a SYE + CV shaft + rear upper control arms?
Second place Im looking is at my gas tank skid. Ive read numerous places that an aftermarket gas tank skid can utilize the BL and gain me about 1" of clearance in the rear. Im looking at the Warn gas tank skid for this one because its about the same price as its competitors and because of Warn's good reputation. Rokmen also has a good reputation and is in the same price ballpark, but then I would have to paint it I think (maybe painting it isnt a big deal? idk), so thats the main turnoff there.
Anywhere else I should look to increase clearance? Am I missing anything obvious?
Replace the t/c drop with a 1" Motor mount lift.This would do the trick,but there's nothing like a TT when it comes to belly clearance.
That's where i'm heading...$$$$$
You'se gonna need a BL 1"-1.25"(most likely)and this is going to help you raise the tank skid.
I might copy this(cause i live on the other side of the planet and S+H would kill me,but you can get it for some 130$)...simple,lighter,practical...