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Old 07-18-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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Lifted rigs in CT

So...the hunt for a trail rig continues.....and I have found a real beauty, but it is VERY high, on a Rubicon Express long arm kit, in addition to a three inch body lift. Everything I have read, states that anything over a two inch body lift is not advisable...and as the Jeep sits now (it is a '98 TJ), it is way up there. What has anyone's experience been with a high lift Jeep or other vehicle for that matter in the great state of CT? Are such rigs absolute ticket magnets, or what? Any input would be appreciated.

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Old 07-19-2013, 05:41 AM   #2
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Not sure about a ticket magnet, but if the body lift scares you, you can always remove it. Just make sure you can still clear the tires after lowering the body down.

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Yeah the body lift in itself wouldn't be enough to steer me away from purchasing. Just make sure that with it off, the jeep will still be in good working order. Tall body lifts may require extended brake lines, fuel filler hoses, modified steering, etc etc. Things like that can make it a real pain for you.

x2 on toolin around's point, but chances are with a long arm kit, it's probably already high enough to clear the tires, but you have to be sure.

You could always install a smaller size body lift as well. They're relatively cheap and if you're taking one of already it wouldn't be that hard to swap out a smaller one.
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So...the hunt for a trail rig continues.....and I have found a real beauty, but it is VERY high, on a Rubicon Express long arm kit, in addition to a three inch body lift. Everything I have read, states that anything over a two inch body lift is not advisable...and as the Jeep sits now (it is a '98 TJ), it is way up there. What has anyone's experience been with a high lift Jeep or other vehicle for that matter in the great state of CT? Are such rigs absolute ticket magnets, or what? Any input would be appreciated.
hope its not the blue one in stafford for sale on 190
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hope its not the blue one in stafford for sale on 190
I've seen that one as well. It's seen better days let's leave it at that.
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I've seen that one as well. It's seen better days let's leave it at that.
It's not that one.....which sounds like a good thing apparently!

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