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Old 11-26-2019, 10:17 PM
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Body lift questions

I looking at picking up a BL and I have a couple questions.

1) aluminum or polyurethane?

2) replace body mount bushings while Iím in there?

3) preferred BL

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I looking at picking up a BL and I have a couple questions.

1) aluminum or polyurethane?

2) replace body mount bushings while I’m in there?

3) preferred BL

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depends how much of a lift you are doing. 1" you dont need alot

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depnds how much of a loft you are doing. 1" you dont need alot


Sorry.....

Looking at 1in-ish BL with a 1in MML


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I prefer nylon blocks... keep the stock rubber mounts unless they are obviously dammaged... 90+% of the time they're fine... as for brand search for whatever brand BL you can find on sale the cheapest and order a zone MML.
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i would stay with 1" BL. nylon
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1.25" body and 1" engine puts the fan and radiator in perfect allignment hence the reason they make em in 1.25"
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1.25" body and 1" engine puts the fan and radiator in perfect allignment hence the reason they make em in 1.25"
Thanks for confirming... That's exactly what my research has shown. Now just trying to decide on the MM spacer or the full mount from JKS, MORE, etc.
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For me the zone spacer kit is the hands down winner...

If I need a new motor mount one day it's $17 at any auto parts store and the zone kit uses a hex nut coupler to lengthen the stud where some others use a round coupler that you can't use a wrench on.
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Did this a few weeks ago. I used 1.25" aluminum BL by Savvy, 1" Bombproof MMs from M.O.R.E. (rubber), and replaced all OE rubber body mounts at the same time with rubber from Crown. Happy as a clam... everything fit perfectly.
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Body lift questions

Thanks for the information so far..... Its helping me narrow down my selections. When I do both, do I eliminate the linkage and fan shroud brackets that come with the kits?



Pressurized, itís good to see you over here. Youíve been a wealth of information over on the JK board.


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. When I do both, do I eliminate the linkage and fan shroud brackets that come with the kits?

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Radiator or fan shroud brackets get tossed.... you may still need linkage stuff...
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Thanks for the information so far..... Its helping me narrow down my selections. When I do both, do I eliminate the linkage and fan shroud brackets that come with the kits?



Pressurized, itís good to see you over here. Youíve been a wealth of information over on the JK board.
Thank you for the kind words... I've studied the JK hard, but just beginning to learn the TJ. Obviously some information carries over, but most of it seems platform specific.
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I just did a 1.25" Savvy Body Lift on a 2003 TJ 2 weeks ago. All bolts came out very easy except 1, I used a piece of wood and set the body back down on the bolt to force it through. Had to get a longer fuel filler hose, which no auto store had, so I ended up using some radiator hose for 3 days until the filler hose showed up. Use the Rokmen video for hints on install. Check the bolts after a few days or a week to make sure they are still torqued correctly.

1) aluminum

2) Only if they need to be replaced, mine were OK.

3) Savvy 1.25"
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I just did a 1.25" Savvy Body Lift on a 2003 TJ 2 weeks ago. All bolts came out very easy except 1, I used a piece of wood and set the body back down on the bolt to force it through. Had to get a longer fuel filler hose, which no auto store had, so I ended up using some radiator hose for 3 days until the filler hose showed up. Use the Rokmen video for hints on install. Check the bolts after a few days or a week to make sure they are still torqued correctly.

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I just did a 1.25" Savvy Body Lift on a 2003 TJ 2 weeks ago. All bolts came out very easy except 1, I used a piece of wood and set the body back down on the bolt to force it through. Had to get a longer fuel filler hose, which no auto store had, so I ended up using some radiator hose for 3 days until the filler hose showed up. Use the Rokmen video for hints on install. Check the bolts after a few days or a week to make sure they are still torqued correctly.

1) aluminum

2) Only if they need to be replaced, mine were OK.

3) Savvy 1.25"
Here I did a 1.25" from Savvy and used all new Mopar on top of the spacers. I also have a 1" engine spacer lift and new MOPAR motor mounts at the same time. The engine was a part of my tummy tuck. Its the original Savvy Surfboard. Probably old school by now lol.

I guess from here I wasn't so worried about the last couple bucks. So I put all new rubber and new engine mounts and used the same style as if stock.
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