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Old 02-10-2008, 09:15 PM   #1
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Dumb suspension questions.

So I bought my Jeep with the lift it has on it now. Not exactly sure what it is, was told it is 6". I know it has a body lift, I think 2", and shackles. I don't know if you can get 6" out of that combo I'm just going by what I was told and what I can see. I'm not sure if the leafs are stock or not. I want to maybe get a bit more lift out of it if I wouldn't have to do a whole lot. I was thinking about getting some aftermarket leaf springs, but I don't really know whats involved. What else would I have to get other than the springs themselves? Do I likely already have longer brake lines for my existing lift that would work? Sorry for the newb question but suspension isn't my stongpoint. Thanks guys

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do you have some pics from the side of your YJ?

a 2-3" leaf spring lift + a 2" BL + bigger shackles is a normal combo in a YJ over here.
perhaps you have such a setup.

how big are the pucks between your body and your frame? how big are your shackles?
some pics would be helpful.

for more lift you should install longer brake lines (take a pic of your brake lines, perhaps you already have som longer ones) and longer shocks.

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Here's a pic.

I can go take a few pics to maybe help identify the setup? Its night time but I should still be able to get a few okay pics. What should I get in the pics specifically?
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yes that looks like about 5-6" lift.

the shackles are bigger than stock. and the springs are more bended than stock, they are also bigger.

do you have a BL?
how big are these pucks between the body and the frame (take a pic)?
my 2" BL pucks look like this: http://up.picr.de/792933.jpghttp://u....de/792933.jpg

how do your front brake lines look? are they made of plasic or do you have some aftermarket stainless steel ones?
my 4" SS brake lines look like this: http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=5...e=3&imgid=3906
the old small plastic stock brake lines: http://runicon.de/viewer.php?albid=5...e=3&imgid=3765
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Mine aren't braided lines, but they don't look quite like the stock ones there. I think its just a sagged 2" body lift cause it definately isn't 1".
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Looks like 4" shackles, (giving you about 2" lift), 2.5"-3" springs and a 1" body (judging by the plastic cover on the front of the bumper...
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Oh, okay thanks guys. If you need me to take pictures to help identify stuff I still can. Any time you do a lift you need longer shocks? Would I be able to get a few more inches out of it without having to change any steering components other than maybe a drop pitman?

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