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Old 04-14-2014, 10:03 AM   #1
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Zone Offroad lift question

Do you know anything about the Zone Offroad 3" lift?
I was going to go with the 4.25" combo but what is the point of the 1.25" body lift? The combo kit is also a 3" suspension. So can I just get the 3" suspension lift and spend $480 instead of $550 for the extra 1.25" body lift?

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Old 04-14-2014, 10:07 AM   #2
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I don't know about the 3 but I have a zone 4 inch and I'm really happy with it.. The only thing I had to but extra was a drop Pittman arm.

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I don't know about the 3 but I have a zone 4 inch and I'm really happy with it.. The only thing I had to but extra was a drop Pittman arm.
The DPA is unnecessary and will cause bumpsteer. Remove it and reinstall the stock pitman arm.

OP, you do not need the body lift unless you want extra clearance or plan to do a tummy tuck.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:50 AM   #4
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Yeah.. I didn't have a pitman arm modification for the measured 5" suspension lift I have.. Seemes hinky
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I have the 3 inch Lift from them and like it but I think the 4.25 combo comes with a MML instead of a TC drop. I have read on here people prefer the MML to a TC drop. I think I would have preferred the MML over the TC drop but was unaware of the diffidence between the two kits when i order mine.
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:22 AM   #6
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Had to do a .25" tc drop even with the mml, but that's much better than an inch without one
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Do you know anything about the Zone Offroad 3" lift?
I was going to go with the 4.25" combo but what is the point of the 1.25" body lift? The combo kit is also a 3" suspension. So can I just get the 3" suspension lift and spend $480 instead of $550 for the extra 1.25" body lift?
The Zone 4.25" Combination Lift Kit comes with a 1" motor mount drop to help with the vibrations, where the Zone 3" Lift Kit comes with a transfer case drop. If you buy the 3" and a 1" MML you're only $15 cheaper than the full 4.25" combo that includes the body lift.

If you think you need the height and don't want a transfer case drop, then go with the combo. If not, the 3" is great! Let me know if you have any questions!

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Old 04-23-2014, 12:14 AM   #8
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im gonna have the 4 in suspension lift this monday, cant wait to see my jeep with it.
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:31 AM   #9
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I'm getting ready to do the 4" kit and am gonna do 1" pucks on the top of the coils. Also getting the SYE and new driveshaft. Really looking forward to it!
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Save yourself all the trouble and just get a SYE/CV shaft and adjustable upper arms with every lift over 2".... Expensive I know.. But the frustration fucking with the t drops and mml and crap.....

Expecially if you have a manual trans. You don't want a t case drop, or you'll need a Novak shifter
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^ I have a 2.5L manual with the 3" zone lift T case drop no Novak shifter and mine seems to shift fine. All these guys are haters dont listen
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^ I have a 2.5L manual with the 3" zone lift T case drop no Novak shifter and mine seems to shift fine. All these guys are haters dont listen
Ya. I'm a hater
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:50 PM   #13
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I have the zone 3" lift and have had no problems with it. I also got a JKS front adjustable track bar (highly recommend) because I didnt want to have any steering problems i.e. death wobble... The kit comes relocation brackets but you have to drill/mount them unless you have a welder... I plan to swap out the stock rear track bar but for now the bracket has been going good. And I also used the TC drop with my 4.0 5spd, no issues at all.

Great lift for the $$$!!
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^ I have a 2.5L manual with the 3" zone lift T case drop no Novak shifter and mine seems to shift fine. All these guys are haters dont listen
Why lift it 3 inches and then drop the T case 2 inches? Why not just lift it 2 inches and call it good? It is not just hating, there is a legitimate difference in opinion. Some people have learned the hard way that a solid, well performing, safe lift costs money and that it is cheaper in the long run to do it right the first time. Even if you cannot have instant gratification.

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Why lift it 3 inches and then drop the T case 2 inches? Why not just lift it 2 inches and call it good? It is not just hating, there is a legitimate difference in opinion. Some people have learned the hard way that a solid, well performing, safe lift costs money and that it is cheaper in the long run to do it right the first time. Even if you cannot have instant gratification. J
Why not lift it 3" put a 1.25"bl on and do a MML. No T-case drop and your all set up for a tummy tuck.
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Why not lift it 3" put a 1.25"bl on and do a MML. No T-case drop and your all set up for a tummy tuck.
I would not say not to do that. And I will stay with what I said previous.
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I would not say not to do that. And I will stay with what I said previous.
Or just do the MML. No T-case drop needed. Cost just as much to do 2.5 as it does 3".

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