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ratfink4545 12-16-2009 03:16 AM

noob lift and tire question
 
i really like the list and tire size of this jeep that i found online, and i just want to know what the size of it is, if you can tell. Now i have a 2.5 inch lift and 31's
What would i need to do to make this happen? could i do it with shackles?
thanks!
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...45/JEEP005.jpg

RedWrangler 12-16-2009 08:42 AM

NO, there's no safe way, probably no way at all to get that with shackles. Check out the lift sticky at the top of the forum, and you'll get all the lift info you need to decide what's best to fit your needs/wants/budget.

drox 12-16-2009 12:02 PM

Yea check out YJ Lift Reviews I did and went out and bought a Rough Country 4 inch lift kit it should arrive today.
Product Name Part No. Quantity Item Price Total Price
4" Suspension Lift Kit for 87-96 Wrangler YJ by Rough Country
Upgrade: Nitro 9000 Shock Upgrade
Manual Steering Pitman Arm: None
Shock Boot Quantity: 4
Shock Boot Color: Red [87150] 620S 1 $487.35 $487.35
Steering Stabilizer for 87-06 TJ / YJ Wrangler & Commanche PU 2wd / 4wd by Rough Country
Shock Boot Quantity: 1
Shock Boot Color: Red 87317 1 $32.05 $32.05

Subtotal: $519.40
Shipping: $36.95
Tax: $0.00

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Order Total: $556.35


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drox 12-16-2009 12:04 PM

Oh I order the lift from Xtreme Terrain.com

ratfink4545 12-16-2009 03:43 PM

even though i already have a 2.5" lift? how big is this lift? it looks to me like anout a 4 inch, i couldnt get a 1.5" shackle lift?

RedWrangler 12-16-2009 03:53 PM

a 1.5" shackle lift will only get you 3/4" as it only lifts one side of the spring. There's a reason why jeepers refer to the long shackles as the horns of death.

GampMX 12-16-2009 04:07 PM

ratfink, I send you a PM

schnutzy 12-16-2009 04:15 PM

if it is a 4 inch lift, you could add a 1 inch lift shackle and a 1 inch body lift if you didnt want to go with new 4 inch springs.


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