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Old 05-05-2008, 01:42 PM   #1
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Need help choosing lift

I've been doing a bit of research on the lift kits available and have read bad things and good things about them all....i don't do any extreme rock crawling and my jeep is my daily driver...i go out almost every weekend exploring trails behind reno, and the biggest threat has been rocks in the road that i have to avoid, or that stop me from going any further because i dont have enough ground clearance...i have been high centered once so far and luckily the stock skid plates saved my ass from any damage...i have goodyear 31/10.5 MT/R's....

I see a lot of people do the extreme rock crawling thing and base the lift kits on how well they do for that....i just like exploring rugged trails....SO my question is what is the best lift kit out there for what I like to do with my jeep? I'm willing to spend around ~~$800 give or take for a lift kit and i will install myself. Any advice tips etc would be great thanks!

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Old 05-05-2008, 01:57 PM   #2
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2.5-3.5" suspension lift. anything more you're gonna get into slip yoke eliminator, new drive shaft, and more money.

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Old 05-05-2008, 03:14 PM   #3
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a 2" or 2.5" coil lift or a 2" BB would probably be good. unless your wanting to go higher then that. then i would probably go with the 3" full traction lift.
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well I think I can help ya out
heres my story: I use my TJ as a DD, and offroad every weekend. I picked up the full traction 3 inch lift, it comes with everything and was pretty easy to install
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Old 05-05-2008, 03:31 PM   #5
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Nice thanks for the advice. Did you get the FS-5100 Hydro Series Shocks too?
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well I think I can help ya out
heres my story: I use my TJ as a DD, and offroad every weekend. I picked up the full traction 3 inch lift, it comes with everything and was pretty easy to install
any pix of your setup?
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dont forget some diff armor too if you're going into rocks
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any pix of your setup?
here ya go
I have 32 inch BFG A/T's






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looks perfect. can't go wrong there.
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i run a 2" coil lift and 1" BL with 32's. i like it.

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if you want the best ride on and of the road the OME 2.5" suspension lift is the best you can buy IMO.
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if you want the best ride on and of the road the OME 2.5" suspension lift is the best you can buy IMO.
This is what I have curently with a coil spacer in the front to balance the stance. Also would agree with Nico, great ride.

I run 33X12.5X15's but have big flares to help with clearance.

Someone makes an OME kit with about everything you need for around $800, just don't know where the link is.
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maybe dpgoffroad??
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maybe dpgoffroad??
Yep just found it!

http://www.dpgoffroad.com/TJ_LJ_OME_Kits.htm

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