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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:14 PM   #1
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What lift to use?

I'm putting on a 3" lift on my XJ but idk which one to use...

I hear Rusty's is good but then i hear its ****, rough country is good but expensive.

I need full leaf packs, extended brake line, coils etc...

Which one do i use?

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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:16 PM   #2
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I'm putting on a 3" lift on my XJ but idk which one to use... I hear Rusty's is good but then i hear its ****, rough country is good but expensive. I need full leaf packs, extended brake line, coils etc... Which one do i use?
IMO If you thing RC is expensive just leave your Jeep stock
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:23 PM   #3
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Yea, RC is actually pretty inexpensive compared to most kits.

At 3" of lift you dont need to extend the brake lines. The kit might come with relocation brackets. Not sure on that, but they came with my 4.5" kit, so im assuming theyd give you the same for a 3", depending on the kit ofcourse. RC is perfectly fine. Rusty's is pretty good too. Ive run both a RC and rusty's kit. Both have their downfalls, but all in all they are pretty good.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:25 PM   #4
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IMO If you thing RC is expensive just leave your Jeep stock
It's not the lift thats expensive its everything that gets added up along with it, having to add the brake lines in, the trac-bar relocation, and steering stabilizer, im looking for all in one if possible, and the only one i found is rustys but ive gotten too many mixed reviews
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:26 PM   #5
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Yea, RC is actually pretty inexpensive compared to most kits.

At 3" of lift you dont need to extend the brake lines. The kit might come with relocation brackets. Not sure on that, but they came with my 4.5" kit, so im assuming theyd give you the same for a 3", depending on the kit ofcourse. RC is perfectly fine. Rusty's is pretty good too. Ive run both a RC and rusty's kit. Both have their downfalls, but all in all they are pretty good.
Which would you recommend then if they both have their downfalls?
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:37 PM   #6
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Me personally, id just go with the cheaper of the 2. The downfalls on either kit are minimal and its not a guarantee youll experience the same issues like ive had. My cherokee takes a pretty serious beating.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:49 PM   #7
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Hey guys I'm new to this,I have a 96 Cherokee sport and I wanna lift it 4.5 inches can I do this with just rear lifting blocks and longer coil springs or would I need upgrade more than just that?
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Unread 10-16-2013, 04:58 PM   #8
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Read the forum rules before posting and try using the search feature. If you cant find the information youre looking for, post a thread of your own. Hijacking another thread is frowned upon...
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