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Looking to lift my 08 sahara between 2.5 to 4 inches.. Do a little offroading mainly just a daily driver back and forth to work, but wanting to know what y'all like and dislike and looking for somewhat cheap kits.. Any ideas?
 

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I've seen that name around quite a bit but everyone I've talked to haven't heard anything about them..
 

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I rarely heard them mentioned but as I dug deeper I heard them mentioned a lot. It's still a budget boost but a better quality at a similar price. From what I've read they are one of the best for a low priced lift.
 

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I rarely heard them mentioned but as I dug deeper I heard them mentioned a lot. It's still a budget boost but a better quality at a similar price. From what I've read they are one of the best for a low priced lift.
Thanks alot, and I've been trying to read and look into as much as i can before i go buy.. Now just gotta figure how much lift i want..
 

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What's your price range and what size tires do you want to run? 2 inches look good with 33. With 35s you will need to upgrade more than just suspension. Brakes, steering, maybe axles. Also regearing if you feel the Jeep is a bit sluggish, and labor and parts for regear can easily go over $1500. 3 inch suspension lift you should get a sye and CV shaft which means you will need rear lower control arms at least.
 

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What's your price range and what size tires do you want to run? 2 inches look good with 33. With 35s you will need to upgrade more than just suspension. Brakes, steering, maybe axles. Also regearing if you feel the Jeep is a bit sluggish, and labor and parts for regear can easily go over $1500. 3 inch suspension lift you should get a sye and CV shaft which means you will need rear lower control arms at least.
I was looking to stay under a grand but i was thinking about 2.5 inches with 33 and like you said if i was going that far i might as well pull the entire suspension apart and do everything right but why fix it if it's not broken?
 

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New coils and shocks.. I've never really looked into spacers cause friends of mine had them on a 96 Wrangler and he said it made his ride like crap..
 

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New coils and shocks.. I've never really looked into spacers cause friends of mine had them on a 96 Wrangler and he said it made his ride like crap..
96 wranglers were yjs. They had leaf springs which are rougher than coils. The ride quality is dependant on the coil rate and shock quality. I don't think coil spacers have any major affect on ride but I can't say for certain.
 

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96 wranglers were yjs. They had leaf springs which are rougher than coils. The ride quality is dependant on the coil rate and shock quality. I don't think coil spacers have any major affect on ride but I can't say for certain.
I believe it was a 96 but i could be mistaken.. But again I've never really looked into them but I'm sure as heck going to.. I'm here for input and advice.. I just want something that's going to be able to handle some offroading (not a while bunch) but something that's going to give me clearance for bigger tires
 

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If you just want clearance for tires you could look into tube fenders. I'm researching lifts for jks too around 2.5 inches. I can't decide if I just want spacers or upgrade coils and shocks.
 

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Yeah upgraded coils and shocks were always my first thought on lifts, I'm not exactly sure why, but tire clearance isn't my only thing i want from a lift.. In my area everywhere you look you can see a Jeep with oversized wheels and tires but they don't do it right they just space the axles just to give them room to turn but you don't see a lifted Jeep that's done right in these neck of the woods in rural ohio
 

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I'm actually in Ohio too. I mainly just see stock Jeeps not living to their potential. I don't even have a jeep yet but still plan on wheeling it on trails. Usually I just see students in high school or moms driving them.
 

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I'm actually in Ohio too. I mainly just see stock Jeeps not living to their potential. I don't even have a jeep yet but still plan on wheeling it on trails. Usually I just see students in high school or moms driving them.
Where you located at? And yeah i completely follow what you mean bout Jeeps not living up to their potential..
 

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Its actually more of a suburb community where I live but still large enough to see a couple jeeps everyday. I've never actually seen one that was heavily modded at all. Stock everything.
 

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Yea ive been to a few trail rides when id wheel with friends but I've seen basic stuff clear to fully modified.. Around here there aren't alot of legal trails but we always find mudholes to play in
 

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I just did a teraflex 2.5 with shock adapters. It's a nice kit, easy, and good price. Also they are very good to talk to. So far I love the kit.
 
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