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Old 08-29-2013, 09:32 AM   #1
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Zone 4in lift questions

So any word of advise in this lift. Like what will need to be done. Is it a good lift or what?

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Old 08-29-2013, 09:38 AM   #2
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Well first off you are going to need a SYE/CV shaft to avoid driveline vibes. Then you are also going to need rear upper adj control arms to correct pinion angle.

What size tire are you planning on running?

Maybe look at the 4.25 SL/BL combo.

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As MFsoftball22 says, if you don't get an SYE, DC drrive shaft, adjustable upper control arms, etc, You're either going to wind up with a large transfercase drop, or bad vibes. I believe that kit comes with a tc drop. But why raise your Jeep 4" only to drop the center 2"? The 4.25 combo lift is a better choice because it is only a 3" suspension lift, coupled with a 1" motormount lift, so you don't need to drop the tc. Then it adds an 1.25" body lift. That way if you want to do a tummy tuck down the road, you're already half way there.
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As MFsoftball22 says, if you don't get an SYE, DC drrive shaft, adjustable upper control arms, etc, You're either going to wind up with a large transfercase drop, or bad vibes. I believe that kit comes with a tc drop. But why raise your Jeep 4" only to drop the center 2"? The 4.25 combo lift is a better choice because it is only a 3" suspension lift, coupled with a 1" motormount lift, so you don't need to drop the tc. Then it adds an 1.25" body lift. That way if you want to do a tummy tuck down the road, you're already half way there.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:51 AM   #5
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I would like to run 33 12.50, right now I have the rc 2.5 lift with 31 10.50 and it just rides harsh and really pointless I should of save up and bought a good 4 in lift. And what exactly is a tummy tuck?
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:54 AM   #6
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That kit wants you to drill a hole for the front TB I did not like that I got a adj TB when I ran that lift . Like everyone said the combo lift would be a better way to go less parts needed .
I stared off with the 4" kit and now I don't have one part of that kit on my jeep everything has been replaced for better parts .
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:01 AM   #7
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Yeah well is there a kit that comes with everything I need to go 4in up
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:18 AM   #8
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Springs
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8 CA's
F/R trac bars
Sway bar links
Bump stops F/R
Brake lines
SYE & D/C
This would get you going but it really don't end there it never stops I figure about 5k more and it will be the way I want it
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:21 PM   #9
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Yeah well is there a kit that comes with everything I need to go 4in up
I can put you together a package for what you want. PM me specs and a budget, if there is one. Budget requirements are only to narrow the field of mfg kits. I can put you into Zone or numerous others depending on your goals.

You may want to lok at the 4.25" combo as mentioned with an RE1600 track bar. See one of my sales here.

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Yeah well is there a kit that comes with everything I need to go 4in up
Well obviously there are numerous 4" lift kits out there that will get you up in the air 4" but not the right way. So to answer your question, NO. And honestly the best lifts are usually a combination of components from different companies. If you are looking for a top notch lift it is not going to be a kit and it is not going to be cheap. If that is what you are looking for then we can discuss that route. If you are just looking for a cheaper way to get 4" of lift then the Zone Combo is probably for you. But I would stay away from 4" of SL as you will have to do some modifying to run that much SL.
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I would like to run 33 12.50, right now I have the rc 2.5 lift with 31 10.50 and it just rides harsh and really pointless I should of save up and bought a good 4 in lift. And what exactly is a tummy tuck?
Also aTummyTuck is where you replace the low hanging TC skid with a skid that is flush or close to flush with the frame rails. This will increase your belly clearance. To make this possible you need a 1" BL or raise the Body 1" from its current position to ensure that the trans and TC dont hit the bottom of the underbody.
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Yeah well is there a kit that comes with everything I need to go 4in up
I should have worded that differently I was not knocking zone it's a decent lift I just wanted more than what zone offers the ride was better than stock and I worked the lift off road pretty hard with no problems .
AOR is where I got my zone from he took care of me on the kit saved me some money good guy .

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I just bought the ZONE 4" SL *IN ADDITION* to the Zone 1.25" BL. Im going to be sooooo High!
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I just bought the ZONE 4" SL *IN ADDITION* to the Zone 1.25" BL. Im going to be sooooo High!
I did that on 35's. plus 1"MML to try and help with the vibes.
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I did that too, except 2" bl to clear my 37's
not really "so" high
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I think I'm going to get a 3-3.5 sl and a 1in bl
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I think I'm going to get a 3-3.5 sl and a 1in bl
So what is your reason you changed your mind? I think that a 3" SL with 1" BL is def a better route than a 4" SL, I'm just wondering what made you change your mind?
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my guess as to avoid all the extras that go along with going with a 4" lift
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I put on the zone 4.25 combo lift this spring and I must say it rides great and was very simple. There is no need for an adjustable rear track bar as the kit comes with a track bar bracket. I was fine with drilling a hole for my front track bar but to play it safe you may want to get an adjustable front track bar. Everything else you need was included and it will clear 33s no problem. Sounds like the perfect lift for what you are looking for and it is cheap compared to competitors leaving you extra money for further mods. There is better ways to lift but All in all a great lift to get you started. I am very happy with it

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