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Topic Review (Newest First)
10-16-2012 02:25 PM
95YamJam As long as the tires aren't too big you'd be fine. There is always regearing to help. course the stock axles are not good for huge tires anyway.
10-16-2012 11:20 AM
rudy35 Anybody know if the 2.5 liter could handle a 5 inch SOA swap or would it be severely under powered?
10-13-2012 02:51 PM
Speedy4x4 I'm not sure. I haven't done it. I think xj springs whatever years the xj covers.
10-12-2012 10:01 PM
Pettyvtx Speedy what year Cherokee or does it matter?
10-12-2012 05:03 PM
95YamJam I am looking at doing a stretch and soa lift using dakota springs.
10-11-2012 07:32 PM
roadyrob if your going the junk yard route google "bastard pack", basicly building a new leaf pack using S10 springs, gets you about 2" lift.
10-11-2012 05:33 PM
rudy35 Much appreciated guys, thanks a lot
10-11-2012 02:17 PM
Ibuildembig If your handy with metal, you can put the springs on top SOA style and gain around 5.5 inches. You can make pretty much everything out of scrap except the pitman arm.
10-11-2012 02:16 PM
sevenservices Welcome!

If your looking to stay cheap, start with just a shakle lift or something... just an idea. Easy to install as well.
10-11-2012 02:13 PM
Speedy4x4 People have used xj cherokee leafs before.

Putting some one of the spring leafs in you stock spring pack.
I think you get 1.5 -2 inches of lift

Wagoneer springs as well I think. Not sure on the details.
10-11-2012 01:20 PM
YJ Suspension Swap

I've got a 1990 Wrangler and I'm looking to lift it. Problem is there is no way I'm going to be able to afford any after market brand name kit. So I was planning on pulling an entire lifted suspension from an old bone yard truck and swapping the whole thing out underneath the YJ. Now before I get out the torch and start hacking away, I want to know if any one else has done this, or am I just spiting into the wind.

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