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Old 10-06-2010, 08:12 PM   #1
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Question what lift to get

i have 1997 jeep wrangler se on 31's i want to get a lift but don't want to get new tires so i need a good lift for the money that don't make the tires look to small thanks

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Old 10-06-2010, 08:13 PM   #2
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2" Budget Boost looks good with 31"s or do a 1" body lift.

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Old 10-06-2010, 08:36 PM   #3
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Cant go wrong with coil spacers and new shocks if your just going for looks .
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Old 10-06-2010, 09:15 PM   #4
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i want the look and decent performance
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Old 10-06-2010, 09:27 PM   #5
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You can go 3" or 3.25" but I wouldn't go more than that. Here's mine with 31's and a RC 3.25"

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Old 10-06-2010, 09:41 PM   #6
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You can go 3" or 3.25" but I wouldn't go more than that. Here's mine with 31's and a RC 3.25"
I'm thinking about the same kit. Did you need to add anything more than what was in the kit...like a SYE or anything??
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Old 10-06-2010, 09:48 PM   #7
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do u have any dislikes about your lift adawg38
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do u have any dislikes about your lift adawg38
I just posted in another thread about mine and i have the same lift.
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Cant go wrong with coil spacers and new shocks if your just going for looks .
What's the 'down side' (if any) of using coil spacers???
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What's the 'down side' (if any) of using coil spacers???
They are for just looks not trail performance
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You get the same performance as stock just more ground clearence
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I'm thinking about the same kit. Did you need to add anything more than what was in the kit...like a SYE or anything??
I used everything in the kit and have no problems!
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do u have any dislikes about your lift adawg38
I think I replied in your other post also. Only dislikes which are mild are the rides a little rough but does not bother me and the shocks seemed to leak oil at first so I thought there was a prob but according to Rc at first that's normal. If you use coil spacers don't go over 2" but with the 3.25" RC the spacers are only .75" anyways and not that bad.
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and i am pretty sure that it is harder on the coil springs
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I used everything in the kit and have no problems!
Thanks, I starting to lean towards the RC "3.25 kit, then maybe adding a 1" BL in the future.....
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They are for just looks not trail performance

Ahem. Tell that to dirty 'rita....



Granted, her flexing is somewhat limited, but she goes everywhere we want to take her, and then some.
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I think I replied in your other post also. Only dislikes which are mild are the rides a little rough but does not bother me and the shocks seemed to leak oil at first so I thought there was a prob but according to Rc at first that's normal. If you use coil spacers don't go over 2" but with the 3.25" RC the spacers are only .75" anyways and not that bad.
I think you were thinkin about me. Ended up getting the 3.25 after your advice and i LOVE it, Its awesome for the money thanks again dawg

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