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abercrombie_fierce 05-13-2009 07:00 PM

whats the actual lift height of a 4" suspension for the YJ?
 
I was just curious what is the actual lift height of a 4" skyjacker, superlift, etc... suspension lift. Is it usually more than 4"? Is it usually taller in front? It will be going on a 4cyl. , soft top, factory bumper. Also how much lift do you need in front to level with the rear. Please give me as much detail as possible. thanks.

jpdocdave 05-13-2009 07:41 PM

depends on the brand, but most will settle right around 4" of lift. but at first it will be closer to 6 for a short time till they settle in. and whatever kit you buy, should be level.

stumpbuster 05-14-2009 08:51 AM

couldina sed it bedder miselph..

doctor hit the nail on the head.

its not like liftin a truck (suspension kits come a few inches taller inthe front to compensate for nosedive and ultimately level yer truck;

jeep suspensions, if ya git a 4" lift, ya git 4" springs all around.

if ya get a crap 4" lift (rough country), you will get under 4" cuz the lift sux.

if ya drop a few xtra bux and get yerself a quality (rubicon express lift), then you will net about 6" and will settle around 4-5"

they are night and day.

abercrombie_fierce 05-14-2009 09:31 AM

with a true 4" of lift, will 33's be stuffed or will they have plenty of clearance?

stumpbuster 05-14-2009 09:36 AM

plenty of clearance clarance:D

not with rough country though, i cant stress that enough...

im guessin ya prolly want some input from other jeep dewds, but i have run 4" kits from (skyjacker, superlift, rubicon express, and trailmaster), so i got a good grip on things.

i had a buddy run the rough country lift, so im very familiar with that one too.

jpdocdave 05-14-2009 04:11 PM

i'm suprised, i had good luck w/ rough country. i've also used sky jacker, and rancho, all were decent springs. i've used tuff country, and they were terrible. super stiff, and were much taller than stated. i think they were boxed wrong, when you put 2" springs soa, and they don't even settle to 4" it kinda sucks. had to remove springs and make a bastard pack for that jeep to make it down to earth.


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