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Unread 08-23-2011, 03:47 PM   #1
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Fabtech K4023D lift kit 8"

I was wondering has anyone ever done one of these? I have searched around and with no luck haven't found anyone who has purchased ,used or reviewed one of these ? I have installed a RE5520 on my 89' and loved it . I'm going to lift my 94 and I am throwing around some ideas without weighing my options . Look like I'm going to go with SOA with 2.5 or 1.5 springs but I am considering coil over conversion . Anyone?

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Unread 08-23-2011, 05:45 PM   #2
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If your going to do a coilover kit , I wouldn't be looking at Fabtech there are better kits out there for around the same money with better componets .

Look at Genright Coilover kit They start at 5400 and go to around 7K depending on if you want the armor, fuel tanks and so on.

http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....uctid=GRCFSKLE
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A lift kit for $5500 and the max tire size is 35"! Do yourself a favor and buy a lifted tj.
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It really depends on the size of your wallet and/or fabrication skills. But my question is what do you plan on doing with your jeep? Rocks, weekend warrior, street only etc.
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I don't need a coil over persay but, I saw the fabtech and it made me think . I was just going to buy the same lift I had before but if I'm going to fork out money again for a lift why not go bigger . I'm definitely going to use it , I'm not going too extreme like a crawler but I do 4 wheel with it and climb ***** . I do like to stomp around town and go camping . Its actually my 3rd vehicle so im not going to put hard miles on it . The price doesn't scare me off , I want a solid way to go . Im aiming on 35's .
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If your aiming for 35's just go SOA on new zero lift springs, You'll fit 35's with out any issues Or say SUA get a 4.5" BDS lift and 1" bl you'll fit 35's also IMHO 8" lift for 35's is just stupid. But it's your money !
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Getting a little blasted here , I was simply asking about the fabtech . If I did go that route I would DEF go with a larger tire . Aiming for 35's yes but its relative . I'm just asking on info and suggestions . I want a quality way to go . Simply put I want to go bigger than my re4.5 xd . From what I'm seeing and reading a soa is the way to go with 1.5 military wrapped springs .
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Getting a little blasted here , I was simply asking about the fabtech . If I did go that route I would DEF go with a larger tire . Aiming for 35's yes but its relative . I'm just asking on info and suggestions . I want a quality way to go . Simply put I want to go bigger than my re4.5 xd . From what I'm seeing and reading a soa is the way to go with 1.5 military wrapped springs .
SOA on springs with no lift with get you on 35's. Much more and you will be tippy. especially with stock length and width. I ran 35's on 4" of total lift and felt tippy. One guy I wheel with greatly regrets using 2" lift springs and SOA. It looks odd and he has rolled it (he blames roll on being too high).

some here run lift springs and SOA and have had different experiences than this.. I am only speaking to my experience with it.
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A lift kit for $5500 and the max tire size is 35"! Do yourself a favor and buy a lifted tj.
agreed. save money and time with starting off on a TJ. unlimited;s have a good wheel base and a Dana 44 in the rear
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