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04-12-2013 06:51 AM
Bullethead
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Originally Posted by Tsexton223 View Post
Someone started a thread on here called "side steps for 2000 TJ". I have some pictures of them on facing up and the way they mount to the frame if you are interested.
Yea man, why don't you shoot me a PM so we don't derail this thread.
04-11-2013 09:39 PM
blackrublj
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Originally Posted by dabolt55 View Post
2" BDS, no BL or MML, and no Transfer case drop. All is fine on my 32's.....
2nd BDS spring and shocks great ride great price!
04-11-2013 08:32 PM
_plaisance i dont have any lift right now and i been running 31s for over a year, but im getting a 2" bb to get some 32s
04-11-2013 08:24 PM
dabolt55 2" BDS, no BL or MML, and no Transfer case drop. All is fine on my 32's.....
04-11-2013 08:20 PM
zaskar14 Dextreme,
When you say "add a few whashers between the skid and frame will smooth it out. " you mean the TC skid plate correct? like if you were doing a TC drop.
04-11-2013 08:17 PM
zaskar14 I read that when go over 2" lift you need to adjust or replce the track bar because your differential will shift. That is one of the reasons I want to stay at 2" lift. This Jeep will be my DD so I can not get to crazy. I think I will go with the 2"BB drive it and see what happens.
04-11-2013 08:09 PM
Tsexton223
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Originally Posted by Bullethead View Post

I agree, looks great! I need something for the lady and I to get in easier as well. Was looking for an alternative to Nerf Bars.
Someone started a thread on here called "side steps for 2000 TJ". I have some pictures of them on facing up and the way they mount to the frame if you are interested.
04-11-2013 07:46 PM
MarkNog I'd go with the jks 1.25 inch body lift and a brown dog 1" rubber motor mount lift.

NO TCASE DROP
NO DEATH WOBBLE

This will leave the stock suspension geometry and leave you with a good ride. Your center of gravity will also be lower than the guys running a 2" spring lift.

On a side note, you can get a high clearance skid if funds allow.
04-11-2013 07:23 PM
n00g7
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Originally Posted by Steeljag View Post
Any thoughts of going with a quality 2" suspension lift ?

Old Man Emu (OME) or Zone/BDS. Get a new steering stabilizer too.
04-11-2013 07:18 PM
Steeljag Any thoughts of going with a quality 2" suspension lift ?
04-11-2013 07:17 PM
n00g7 You can look in my profile to see 2" BB w/ the BL (OME kit) on 31's. Looks fine, but I'll be getting 33's.
04-11-2013 07:13 PM
Bullethead
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Originally Posted by Tsexton223 View Post
They are the reverse-a-bars from quadratec. I used to have them flipped up but I swapped them over this way about a week ago. I like them better this way. Makes it easier for the wife and kids to get in and out. I like the looks better as well.
I agree, looks great! I need something for the lady and I to get in easier as well. Was looking for an alternative to Nerf Bars.
04-11-2013 06:24 PM
Tsexton223
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Originally Posted by Bullethead View Post

Love the Rock sliders, what are they?
They are the reverse-a-bars from quadratec. I used to have them flipped up but I swapped them over this way about a week ago. I like them better this way. Makes it easier for the wife and kids to get in and out. I like the looks better as well.
04-11-2013 03:22 PM
Helmsy
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Originally Posted by dextreme View Post

i agree. Get the bb on and drive it. 2" looks great with 31's and you won't likely need mml or transfercase drop. If you do happen to get a some light driveline vibes, just a few washers between the skid and frame will smooth it out.
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04-11-2013 12:06 PM
Dextreme
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Originally Posted by Helmsy View Post
I wouldn't buy the MML and BL until you get you BB on and drive it to find any vibrations. I have a 2.5 in. BB and I didn't need an TC drop or MML but every Jeep is different.
I agree. Get the BB on and drive it. 2" looks great with 31's and you won't likely need MML or Transfercase drop. If you do happen to get a some light driveline vibes, just a few washers between the skid and frame will smooth it out.
04-11-2013 11:50 AM
Bullethead
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Originally Posted by Tsexton223 View Post
I did a 2" BB with 31's. didn't need a tc drop. Looks great like it sits, no vibrations.


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Love the Rock sliders, what are they?
04-11-2013 11:47 AM
Helmsy I wouldn't buy the MML and BL until you get you BB on and drive it to find any vibrations. I have a 2.5 in. BB and I didn't need an TC drop or MML but every Jeep is different.
04-11-2013 11:37 AM
homebrwd What trackbar problems would those fix?
04-11-2013 11:29 AM
zaskar14 How about a 1" BL and MML to avoid any track bar problems?
04-11-2013 07:21 AM
homebrwd You shouldn't need a TC drop with a 2in BB. If you go with a BL and MML though it should look fine. Just do some searching for 31s and 3in of lift to get an idea.
04-10-2013 09:54 PM
Tsexton223 I did a 2" BB with 31's. didn't need a tc drop. Looks great like it sits, no vibrations.


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04-10-2013 09:48 PM
UnlimitedLJ04 #2 will look fine.
04-10-2013 08:40 PM
zaskar14
2" BB, 31" Tires Advise

I am a new member and first I would like to thank all for all your posts. This is a great forum with a lot of information which is a lot of help for all since we share at least one interest - JEEP's.

Just purchase my first Jeep, a 2002 TJ, 5 speed, all stock. I will pickup the TJ in a couple of days, can not wait. Presently it has Canyon wheels 15 X 8 and 30" All Terrain Goodyear Wranglers. I would like to do a 2" BB and 31 X 10.5 X 15 BFG KM2 using the same OEM wheels. This TJ has a Dana 30 front and 44 rear with a 3.73 ratio.

Here are some of the options that I am considering:

1. I know that if a install a 2" BB I also would have to do a TC drop or MML, I think the MML is preferable is this correct?

If I do a MML do I have to do a 1" BL also?

2. 2" BB and 1" BL with a MML - will this be too much for 31 tires (tires will look small)?

When you do a BL will this affect the shifter mechanism?

What do you recommend?

Your input and advise will be appreciated

Thank you

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