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Old 05-21-2009, 09:25 AM   #1
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New jeep owner had a few questions?

I heard its best to be at a complete stop before shifting into 4H or 4L the owners manuel say to be rolling at leasat 2-5 MPH. Which is better?

I am looking to lift it about 3-4 inches which would be the best lift kit to run with?

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Old 05-21-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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You can shift into 4H while the vehicle is moving, typically no faster then 35mph.

As for shifting into 4L, your usually better off at a complete stop and sometimes even calls for being in neutral or park on the tranny. I have a manual so I'm usually in N when shifting into 4L.

Lift kits, it depends on the type of wheeling you plan on doing, cause that helps determine lift size and which kindof kit to get.


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Old 05-21-2009, 02:42 PM   #3
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thank you i just want to go out in the mountians once in while nothing to hardcore cause its my daily driver.
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Old 05-21-2009, 02:46 PM   #4
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nothing to hardcore cause its my daily driver.
some people have something "hardcore" and use it as a daily driver.

in the end its all up to you man.

do what YOU want to do.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:33 AM   #5
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any idea on what brand a lift would be good
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