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post #31 of 31 Old 09-12-2011, 07:15 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by fratis

what you all are not understanding is that an sye and its benefits are independent of lift height. getting the "full benefit" has nothing to do with how arched your springs are. the benefits of an sye are still present whether you are 8" higher or driving a lowrider. i personally wont wheel a jeep without one regardless of how the suspension is set-up. an sye is a mandatory.

this here is the best advice so far.

cant say enough about good seats. go out and find a really good set of seats.

ive built exactly what you are considering. with this jeep (not mine) i went with 32" bfgs and used 3.5" BDS springs. after doing so i wish i had gone with the 2/2.5" versions. i broke my "no spring arched over 2.5" rule. it sits needlessly too high and rides like the suspension is welded to the frame. most of this i can fix as it has little to do with the springs themselves. im certain they are a fine product. but the springs dont need to be arched that high and in the end ride quality will suffer. the sye as stated earlier was mandatory, and the jeep is seeing the full benefit of having it. you dont really need to buy your suspension in kit form. i never do. most of the time the kit contains things you dont need like bumpstops and trackbar relocators, and doesnt contain the things you do need, such as extended lines, shocks (worthwhile ones), and shock mounts that actually work.

greaseable bushings are nice but if you dont torque the hardware to factory specs they will be useless as the sleeve will rotate on the bolt and misalign the holes that feed the grease.
Thanks for all the advice sye is one of the important things I want to install no matter how much I'm lifted.

93 Sahara 4.0, ax15, BDS 2 inch springs, MORE greasable 5/8hd shackles, Ford 8.8 rear, AA sye, Quigley cv shaft, 32" wrangler mtr with Kevlar
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