Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum > Installing 1.25" BL on top of 2.5" Suspension Questions

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Installing 1.25" BL on top of 2.5" Suspension Questions Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
04-18-2013 09:28 AM
4xMike This thread answered some of my questions! I've been wondering what the proper combo is for a body lift with a TC drop and/or MML
12-30-2012 02:08 AM
EROK06 ya its easy work good with two people, i just did a jks 1.25 on my lj i used a plasma cutter for new holes for the fan shroud only took about 3 hours tops
12-30-2012 01:16 AM
Catnip 0_o Thank you all for your replies, if I have to do a transfer case linkage adjust, is it easy to do?
12-29-2012 08:19 AM
Mypantera As ggross said, the body lift wont change drive line vibrations.

I have a 98 thats running 33's along with a zone 3" suspension along with a 1-1/4 body lift. The body lift included a 1" mml and transfer case linkage relocation bracket. I have had zero vibrations on the highway even up to 80 mph.

You could always do the BL and not the mml if your not getting vibrations now but you will need a transfer linkage relocation bracket and have to modify your fan shroud to do that or you can remove the transfer case drop and add in the mml with the body lift

Good luck
12-29-2012 12:44 AM
Missoulatj A 1.25 bl without a mml will require moving the fan shroud and adjusting your transfer case linkage. With a mml you won't have to mess with the fan shroud and might not have to adjust linkage (mine did but every jeep is different) So if your going to do a mml and bl do them at the same time to avoid undoing/redoing modifications.

A mml will improve driveline angles which should reduce vibs so you might be able to get rid of the tc drop or at least reduce its size, i say might because again every jeep is different so it depends

A bl alone will not create any vibrations
12-28-2012 11:15 PM
ggross the body lift wont change a thing for the vibrations, it just lifts the body
12-28-2012 11:11 PM
Catnip 0_o
Installing 1.25" BL on top of 2.5" Suspension Questions

02 TJ Sport

About 5 months ago I installed a Rough Country 2.5" suspension lift on my TJ. I also put a .75" coil spacer in the front to accommodate for my bumper/winch in the front. I also lowered the Transfer Case skid plate about .75" with some grade 8 washers to fix the drive line vibration although it was not severe. I decided that this upcoming summer I want to put a 1.25" body lift on it along as a 1" mml, but I have a few questions/concerns before I go ahead and do this.

First, when I install the body lift by itself at first (without the 1" mml) will it worsen the driveline vibrations if I were to drive it without the 1" mml or does this only happen when you do a suspension lift? (I plan to do the 1" mml regardless, I am just curious if driveline vibrations only occur from suspension lifts)

Second, with the 1" mml installed (keep in mind with the 1.25" BL and 2.5" Suspension Lift), will it correct the driveline issue from the 2.5" suspension lift, allowing me to remove the washers I used as a skid drop, or will I have to add even more washers to accommodate for vibrations?

Lastly, I do realize that a SYE is the best solution to fixing a driveline issue, but this TJ is my daily driver/weekend warrior you could say and funds are tight. I am just looking for a way to get a little more lift/clearance without having to do a SYE.

Thank you

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:57 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC