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black94yj 03-02-2011 02:22 PM

Sye?
 
What is the max amount of lift before you need one?

whiteyj 03-02-2011 02:26 PM

Those that do any wheeling will say 4" will require SYE. There are many that don't do any appreciable wheeling that will run 4" without one.

black94yj 03-02-2011 02:57 PM

So a 4 inch suspension and 3 inch body really need one!!!

Mitchness 03-02-2011 03:09 PM

Well, the 4" SL will need it. The 3" BL should just come off. ;)

Really, why go to all the trouble of lifting the frame of the vehicle just to drop the center of it back down with a TC drop? :confused:

uplifted 03-02-2011 03:19 PM

Ran a 4" lift without an SYE for 10K without single issue... I'd say 4" is the limit though..

black94yj 03-02-2011 03:33 PM

I really don't want to do the body lift but I put on 35x12.50 15 on it and they rub a bit when turning the wheel all the way to each side. :(

black94yj 03-02-2011 03:35 PM

Kind of hard to see but...

Mitchness 03-02-2011 04:20 PM

Break out the http://www.drfu.com/images/fu_letter/04.07/sawzall1.jpgand go to town!! ;)

black94yj 03-02-2011 08:22 PM

Ouch!!!

Mitchness 03-03-2011 01:33 AM

"Ouch" what? Done correctly you can free up a lot of flex space and still look professional at the same time. :cool:

Pyro8541 03-03-2011 02:06 AM

Very true, "if done right" is the key though, but anything would look better than 3 inches of body lift.

Undead-89 03-03-2011 02:56 AM

I have friend who id a 4" lift on a TJ without the SYE. the biggest issue he has is because of the TC having to have been moved he can't always get the 4WD shift lever to engage fully because it hits the plastic before it gets all the way back. He's going for the "belly up" kit as he calls it.

cpisani89 03-03-2011 06:15 AM

yea i broke out the grinder and sawzall and will admit it was not done right lol. fml

black94yj 03-03-2011 07:42 AM

I don't think cutting the out the spot that is hitting will work. Only reason the spot is were the flair is bolted to the fender. Just afraid that I will not have enough left to bolt it back together.

Mitchness 03-03-2011 11:09 AM

If you trim fender you might as well do a TJ flare conversion. There're tons of writeups about it all over the web.

rocky_lange 03-03-2011 01:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by black94yj (Post 1092518)
So a 4 inch suspension and 3 inch body really need one!!!

The 3" body lift has absolutely nothing to do with a SYE. You could use a 12" body lift and it does not change the drive shaft angles at all.

So, like another posted, mild riding, may not need one, heavy off roading, you will need it with 4" suspension lift.

tracy 03-03-2011 02:33 PM

your front spring look like they are sagging pretty bad

turdhurdler 03-03-2011 07:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by black94yj (Post 1092580)
I really don't want to do the body lift but I put on 35x12.50 15 on it and they rub a bit when turning the wheel all the way to each side. :(

If you want a high lift without the body lift, how about a spring over axle conversion? A member on here (Ibuildembig) is doing a great step by step write up on the process. Also, he states that if done properly, you will not need a SYE. Others may disagree, it is his opinion and experience.

Jeff

black94yj 03-03-2011 08:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tracy (Post 1094616)
your front spring look like they are sagging pretty bad

Better not be they never hit dirt yet brand spanken new. :thumb: why do you say that?

black94yj 03-04-2011 08:07 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by turdhurdler

If you want a high lift without the body lift, how about a spring over axle conversion? A member on here (Ibuildembig) is doing a great step by step write up on the process. Also, he states that if done properly, you will not need a SYE. Others may disagree, it is his opinion and experience.

Jeff

Thanks I will check it out!

Plumber1 03-04-2011 10:48 AM

I am doing a SYE w/ a 2-1/2" lift because I want to get rid of my TC drop and install a UFC high clearance skid.


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