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Unread 07-22-2011, 09:28 PM   #1
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89 jeep wrangler

Hey i gotta 89 wrangler and i wanna get a atleast a 6 inch lift...whats the easiest and cheapest way to do that?

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Unread 07-22-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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You can start by posting in the right section. You need to post this in YJ Tech, not General Discussion.
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Unread 07-22-2011, 10:37 PM   #3
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This is the tech section...
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Unread 07-22-2011, 11:19 PM   #4
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hey collin, i have an 89 yj myself and the only way i think you could get 6 inches in a cheap way is to get new shackles and leafs, maybe a 4inch suspension lift and maybe a 2 ich body lift but thats pushing it for the body lift. I know a guy who has a big body lift and you can see right thru the side of his jeep. It looks kinda bad.
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Unread 07-23-2011, 01:37 AM   #5
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Cheap isn't good.
Easy isn't that bad.

The more arched the leaves are the less flex you get. When you get that high into lifts you need to get a SYE and cv shaft which will cost a lot.

Realistically you want to start with what terrain you run and what size tires you want and go from there. But what I would say for the cheapest suspension components would be a 4" RC suspension lift, 1" booms and a 1" body.

Search around here and see what comes up.
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