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post #1 of 22 Old 01-26-2012, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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Body lift?

I hve 4inch suspension lift on my 90 yj want few more inches ........any help on if its a good idea and how easy it will b? Thanks

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post #2 of 22 Old 01-26-2012, 09:38 PM
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I am in the same boat I have 33 with 4in lift with tire rub whats the best lift...and any threads to get boltsout ?they are rusted
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I hve 4inch suspension lift on my 90 yj want few more inches ........any help on if its a good idea and how easy it will b? Thanks
Want or need? What size tire? What brand lift? Fill out your profile please

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I took out a 2" bl without much effort. I imagine putting one in would be more difficult, but not very.

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Got 33s? Put a 1" BL.Mostly will say thats as high as you should go which i agree on.You can also put some lift shackles like 5/8-1" with 1" being what most will say being the limit. Or do some trimming and put some tj or aftermarket flares on. I knw yoy asked for BLs but those are some options i just put out there for you Thats my 2cents

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Got 33s? Put a 1" BL.Mostly will say thats as high as you should go which i agree on.You can also put some lift shackles like 5/8-1" with 1" being what most will say being the limit. Thats my 2cents
With the 1in bl I wont get any tire rub? I have no fender flares to give it extra space
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With the 1in bl I wont get any tire rub? I have no fender flares to give it extra space
not really a BL guy but with a 4" spring a 1" BL is sometimes all you need just to completely clear tires esp. 33s. i see you got RC by your profile right? i have the same RC(as of now) i recently added 1" lift boomerang shackles addition to the 4" springs to give some more clearance. in reality it may only lifted 1/2" more. i added aftermarket flares but i nvr got around trimming fenderwells. i can stuff the 33s good before actually rubbing the untrimmed space. if i were to trim i probably wouldnt rub. there are other things you can do to help prevent rubbing along with just adding a BL such as lift shackles and tj flares are a few great mods. good luck with the build

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I'd suggest looking into doing TJ flares before doing a body lift. 4" springs and TJ flares should fit 33's with no issue. If not, get better springs.

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not really a BL guy but with a 4" spring a 1" BL is sometimes all you need just to completely clear tires esp. 33s. i see you got RC by your profile right? i have the same RC(as of now) i recently added 1" lift boomerang shackles addition to the 4" springs to give some more clearance. in reality it may only lifted 1/2" more. i added aftermarket flares but i nvr got around trimming fenderwells. i can stuff the 33s good before actually rubbing the untrimmed space. if i were to trim i probably wouldnt rub. there are other things you can do to help prevent rubbing along with just adding a BL such as lift shackles and tj flares are a few great mods. good luck with the build
its not the flares i am worried about .. i have no flares on now... its the wheel whell i cant clear i dont get a goo flex because the tire hits the back corner before it tucks
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This tread is so horrible it is humorous. You teenagers really need to learn to utilize sentence structure. I find it funny how someone can type a whole paragraph and manage to capitalize BL several times, but not one other word.

y87j, Fix/extend your bump stops you won't rub any more.
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What isn't being addressed is there is significant cutting to install tj flares.
About this much to be exact.

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post #12 of 22 Old 01-27-2012, 02:12 PM
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lift kit no body lift

I have a 4 lift with 1 1/2 lift shackles Im running 33 x 12.50 x 15 on ultra 15 x 10 rim with no body lift no tire rub . you need offset rims or wheel spacers . I did run 31 x 9.50 x15 trxus m/t on stock canyon wheels with tire rub on front only . went to wider tire & rim with offset no rub at all
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there is a thread on removing those bolts if there rusted you will have to use search. It shows you the exact location to drill in tub above each bolt so you can soak in PB Blaster. I'm not looking foward to it.
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What I ran into when I removed mine was not rusted bolts. I started soaking mine 2 weeks before we started our project. But the threaded piece on the tub side was spinning.
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This tread is so horrible it is humorous. You teenagers really need to learn to utilize sentence structure. I find it funny how someone can type a whole paragraph and manage to capitalize BL several times, but not one other word.

y87j, Fix/extend your bump stops you won't rub any more.
Im not worried about your insult. Its a forum not a serious deal, so I dont care about the grammer on here. Just trying to suggest, but I assume you all have that covered hopefully. The thing I found "humorous" about your post though I'm not a teen either haha. Good day to you all.

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