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snwchris 02-27-2009 09:31 AM

Just say NO to 3" Body Lifts
 
Here's a good example of why you should not use a 3" Body Lift and also hooking your tow strap to the factory roll cage as a towing point..... what were they thinking.....:bottom:

YouTube - Jeep lost its top

cherokee980 02-27-2009 09:33 AM

Post police are coming!!! HA HA HA!!!! (still very funny)

snwchris 02-27-2009 09:38 AM

Post police....????

cherokee980 02-27-2009 09:43 AM

When something is REposted..people tend to bash on ya for it!! AKA post police..

snwchris 02-27-2009 09:46 AM

Didnt know this was posted before or elsewhere... oh well... LOL

Still funny... lol

cavediverjc 02-27-2009 09:54 AM

Don't feel bad for reposting it, I've never seen it. That's some sad stuff there. Funny, but sad since it's the death of a Jeep. I'm sure it can be put back together, but his buddies will NEVER let him live THAT down!!! He may as well take her out to the back 40 and bury her....

dwdrums801 02-27-2009 10:38 AM

ooooooo that was painful to watch

nater344 02-27-2009 10:44 AM

Not the smartest group of guys! That is why you shouldn't drink and wheel!!

booger 02-27-2009 10:50 AM

they did it purposely..

BARKDOG67 02-27-2009 10:55 AM

I wouldn't say thats a reason to say no to 3" body lifts I have had many rigs in the past that have had 3" body plus suspension and have never had any problems. That body would rip off from he frame regardless if there was a body lift or not. I don't know what the hell this guy was thinking I would never try and tow my jeep from the roll cage I don't know if the roll cages in jeeps are attached at the body to frame locations or just bolted to the body I've never really looked at them. I welded my roll cages to the frame in my past 4 wheel rigs but still, I wouldn't try and tow my truck from 4 feet of mud buy just the roll cage it would bend regardless of how strong it is this guy is a dumb a$$ for trying something like this.

Dare2BSquare 02-27-2009 11:21 AM

That jeep was a casualty of the Darwin Awards theory. :banghead:

upinar 02-27-2009 11:25 AM

there is nothing wrong with 3" body lifts

p-rev 02-27-2009 11:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by upinar (Post 331740)
there is nothing wrong with 3" body lifts

yes there is

afrats 02-27-2009 11:41 AM

Big bummer dude.

snwchris 02-27-2009 12:14 PM

The video is not just the reason to say NO to a 3" BL... in general, there should be no reason to use or want a 3" BL

BARKDOG67 02-27-2009 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snwchris (Post 331770)
The video is not just the reason to say NO to a 3" BL... in general, there should be no reason to use or want a 3" BL

If you don't like three inch body lifts because of looks thats fine I'll agree with you that it does look like crap when someone sticks a three inch body lift on a truck and doesn't relocate the bumpers and cover up the gaps but I have used body lifts for over fifteen years and never seen or had a problem with them. Every body lift that I ever put on I did it the right way and it looks fine if you just need some extra tire clearance. I personally wouldn't do just body alone though your really not gaining any ground clearance just making your wheel wells bigger for larger tires.

crazyredneck 02-27-2009 01:39 PM

perfect time for a frame off rebuild:rofl::banghead:

mxracer513 02-27-2009 09:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by p-rev (Post 331743)
yes there is


x2!

97sport 02-28-2009 06:22 AM

Call me crazy, but what direction were they trying to pull it out. it looked as if they honestly thought they would be able to drag the jeep sideways all the way out of the mud. i'm not surprised they ripped the top off.

botlfed98 02-28-2009 09:04 AM

doh!

Tinker 02-28-2009 10:08 AM

dumbasses all around.:banghead:


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