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Hello all,

Brand new to this site, looking for some help finding a quality and affordable shop to install my lift kit... Or any cool, very Jeep knowledgeable people on here with the room, time and tools to help and teach me how to do the work.

Decided on the DPG Off-road kit. Here is a list of the parts:

4-OME Shocks
4-OME Coil Springs
OME Rear Bump stop Spacers
Rear Track bar Extension Bracket
JKS Sway bar “Quicker” disconnects
JKS 1.25″ Body Lift
JKS Motor Mount Spacers
OME Steering Stabilizer

Any idea of install costs, time, etc?

Thanks for any help, guys!

Jeff

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first off you don't need a shop to do this. You just need to learn what you need to do.

gonna need front and rear bumpstop extensions too. the OME's are 0.8", and you'll need about 1.25-1.5" for their shocks. what they include isn't long enough. Get some 2" OD and 3" OD 3" long body lift spacers so you can make your own bumpstop extensions.

cam bolts will be useful in correcting caster if you don't plan on using adjustable control arms. an adjustable front track bar (JKS #126 or Metalcloak) will center the front axle, but you have to be careful about clearance problems.

I run OME stuff: Unlimited04's LJ Build

I'm local and happy to help, just don't have a ton of space. you'll be doing most of the work (and learning).

Here's an example of a lift install procedure: Lift Install & Suspension Lessons Learned
 

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As I am on my phone I may have missed your info but Jeep info is very helpful. Depending on year, model, and your REAL expectations when you're done will help. As many of us on here will say. Build it right the first time so you don't spend time and money you don't need to. Adjustable links make a huge difference in adjustability and durability.
 

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I'm always willing to lend a handif you choose do do it yourself although the garage is pretty small. But I can work on my rig just fine so I'm sure it wouldn't be too hard
 

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Same here. Willing to help out and provide space (and tools) if needed. I've lifted 4 LJs, an XJ and more recently a JKU in my garage. Let me know when and where you guys want to do it and we can finally have a lift party around here.

But... Please fill out your profile info so we can see who we're offering to help and what you're driving.
 

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Do it yourself, with the help of those who've offered. You'll learn so much more about your Jeep. Depending on your location, I would be willing to help as well.

A few days before the lift goes on, spray PB Blaster liberally on all bolts, particularly the shock bolts. Spray once a day for several days. This will greatly ease the process.
 

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Hey, My 15 year old is getting her first Jeep. 2010 wrangler. would like to get a body lift. Thoughts? I live in the east have a cj. I don't have a shop or tools in denver. So I either need some new friends to have a lift party or a mech $$$$ which hurts. - Eric
 

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Welcome to the Forum!
Thanks. I'm a life long Jeep guy who has totally corrupted my daughters. Oldest is turing 15, just past the written driving test. Her Mom found a 2010 wrangler for her on the super cheap. Noe looking at getting a body lift. I'm back east other wise I'd be there to either do it myself or hook her up. Could use some jeep brothers for some suggestions. Ah, money tree died so definitely on a budget.
 

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Best bet....have mom pay for it.

Good Luck, L.M.
 

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Thanks. I'm a life long Jeep guy who has totally corrupted my daughters. Oldest is turing 15, just past the written driving test. Her Mom found a 2010 wrangler for her on the super cheap. Noe looking at getting a body lift. I'm back east other wise I'd be there to either do it myself or hook her up. Could use some jeep brothers for some suggestions. Ah, money tree died so definitely on a budget.
Body lift is not always the best or even cheapest way to go. A real lift like a 2.5" lift can be relatively inexpensive. It will also perform better than a body lift. Some lift kits are around $300. It would be easier than you think. Just remember this though, buy it right the first time. If you plan to keep building it up, do it once and be done.

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Body lift is not always the best or even cheapest way to go. A real lift like a 2.5" lift can be relatively inexpensive. It will also perform better than a body lift. Some lift kits are around $300. It would be easier than you think. Just remember this though, buy it right the first time. If you plan to keep building it up, do it once and be done.

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Thanks. Well Iv have been "Expendable" for a while now so the lift cost is a bit much. I know the lift kit is around 300 but the labor, which I would total do if I had a shop and a more experienced mechanic along side, is something I don't personally have . My daughter lives in Denver, I'm in NY and its a challenge. I'd like to do it right!
 
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