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Old 09-16-2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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jeep lift and more

hi im a new jeep guy i have a couple questions for my yj jeep

im hoping to lift my jeep
i have a 3 inch body lift for it uninstalled but i dont think i want to use it

i was thinking about the rough country 4 inch lift
with 33 tires (i already have the tires and rims), then getting either the sye or a heavy duty fixed yoke kit
then also doing a shakle reversal to get a better ride quality. what do you think any comments?

what if i went with the rough country 2.5 inch lift and put 1.5 inch body lift (or instead of body lift 1.5 inch shackle) and revese the shakles do you think itd clear the tires and look good and all?

I want my jeep to look good and i also plan to offroad some but nothing crazy mostly on road stuff.

tell me what yall thinks
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Old 09-16-2009, 09:28 PM   #2
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Go the first route....much better route than the big body lifts. You'll be happier in the long run.

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Old 09-16-2009, 09:30 PM   #3
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welcome yj brotha, you're on the right track, get rid of the 3" body lift before it gets any where near your jeep.

i like the 4" rough country idea. the shackle reversal is kind of tabu. it is nice on the road, but guys i talk to that do it and wheel say it tends to unload on climbs and stuff. it does also stretch the front and improve approach angle.

personally i'd skip the suspension and body lift combo, jsut stick 4", just me. and if you're fairly new to wranglers i'd say do the lift first, get used to it and feel out what you like, then think about more advanced mods like shackle reversal. lots of guys do the shackle reversal w/ a spring over also.
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:49 PM   #4
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okay sounds good i think the rough country 4 inch lift is a good idea that was my initial thoughts thanks
but the sye or hd fixed yoke? anyone? i dont know much about either cept that it allows the transfer case stay put and fix the horrible angle when you lift but i dont know the difference between the two
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