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Old 08-02-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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not sure about lifting my tj anymore?!?!

I have a 1997 wrangler se with a pro comp 2 1/2 inch lift. could I add a 2 inch budget boosters with-out having to modify or move anything? I am new to the jeep world...

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Old 08-02-2008, 04:32 PM   #2
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you will definitely need more stuff. you can't just add the 2" spacers.

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you will definitely need more stuff. you can't just add the 2" spacers.
I have 2.5" OME springs and 2.25" spacers in the fornt and 1.75" spacers in the rear. I only have a 1/3" TC drop and I donīt have any vibes.

Every Jeep is different. Sometimes it works and sometimes this amount of lift makes trouble.
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Old 08-02-2008, 08:51 PM   #4
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When I put my re3.5 it vibrated a lot. I guess you could put it on see if you like it. If it vibrates take it back off. Its good practice.
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I have a 1997 wrangler se with a pro comp 2 1/2 inch lift. could I add a 2 inch budget boosters with-out having to modify or move anything? I am new to the jeep world...
that would give you 4.5" of lift. At that height you will need to drop the tcase at least an inch (you will need a tcase shift linkage drop bracket too) or get a sye and cv kit which then requires new upper control arms. You will need new front track bar or a relocation bracket, also you will need new rear track bar or relocation bracket, you will need to do something with the front brake lines because they will be short when offroading. Also your front and rear sway bar links will be short. I think thats it.
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I have 2.5" OME springs and 2.25" spacers in the fornt and 1.75" spacers in the rear. I only have a 1/3" TC drop and I donīt have any vibes.

Every Jeep is different. Sometimes it works and sometimes this amount of lift makes trouble.
what the heck are you talking about...i meant that he would need a bunch of other stuff like trackbars or at least relocation brackets along with a tcase drop or better yet the sye/cv shaft and rear adjustable uppers. he will also want different shocks and sway bar discos if he doesn't already have them. new control arms doesn't hurt.
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the 2.5" shocks will work with 4" lift.
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yeah and its a shitty way of doing things and it will limit your travel and may affect your ride. sure they will work but i would get new ones.

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