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Old 10-09-2011, 06:11 PM   #1
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What size/ combo lift should i get?

I am putting a lift kit on my 91 YJ, and so far I'm thinking a 4" suspension lift, 2" body lift on 33's? any thoughts? concerns? is that safe?

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Old 10-09-2011, 06:12 PM   #2
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Thanks in advance!!

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Old 10-09-2011, 06:35 PM   #3
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I have a 4in lift with 2in shackles and it works great for me. I just don't like body lifts. It exposes the frame and looks ugly plus you might have to lower your radiator or higher motor mounts. Shackles help raise your whole frame compared to just the body.
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:40 PM   #4
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Im also running 33x13.50s and I have plenty of clearance and it handles pretty well.
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no need for that much lift for 33s. a good 4 inch lift with a set of boomerang style shackles and a SYE kit will work great. I'm at 5 inches and have more then enough room for 35s/37s with how its set up.
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:45 PM   #6
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ok...so shackles instead of body, and can i get a recommendation of a decent 4" lift thats roughly under $750?
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:49 PM   #7
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go with rough country cant beat it for 450
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i'd spend a little more and get a BDS kit
1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ6" lift kit 414H | BDS Suspension
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:56 PM   #9
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Go on eBay and look up rough country 4in lift. Call the number on the page and order through them and they will take $50 off then ask them to give you 6in shocks instead of 4in shocks. Order the 2in shackles which I think are $50-$60. I had a total of about $500-$550 in my lift an couldn't be happier. It comes with a Tcase lowering kit that works good, I have no vibrations. It took about 6-8 hours to instal and was pretty easy.
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:51 AM   #10
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my dad never had a jeep, but he's had his fare share of lifted pick ups, and he said that with pick ups rough country lifts and no good, meaning theirs not much travel on their suspension. What do you guys think? are their suspensions flexible?
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:14 PM   #11
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I think the issue use to be saggy springs but they have a lifetime warranty and they replace everything that breaks so I think compared to the 1500 dollar lifts, its a no brained for anyone trying to do it on a budget
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:26 PM   #12
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Umm how bout an SOA?
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:31 PM   #13
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my dad never had a jeep, but he's had his fare share of lifted pick ups, and he said that with pick ups rough country lifts and no good, meaning theirs not much travel on their suspension. What do you guys think? are their suspensions flexible?
It has enough flex for you average jeep activities but it's not gonna have as much flex as a $1500 lift. If your looking for an inexpensive lift that works good then RC is the way to go.
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:58 PM   #14
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So basically if I'm not rock crawling a mountain I should be ok? Lol
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So basically if I'm not rock crawling a mountain I should be ok? Lol
Haha ya, the only other thing I would suggest is brake line extensions.
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I like the die of soa I'm considering buying a decent mig and doing an spa, but as it is nownmy leads are flat flat crazy flat. I may do soa after I do my lift. Don't know yet... Ibuildembig has a great picture tutorial on soa you might wanna check out. Spa is good cheap lift if you can weld.

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