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post #1 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
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which lift

Looking to change up the jeep some...gonna keep running my 32x10.50......body or suspension lift? and Y? looking for about 2.5-3 inch of lift

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post #2 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 05:06 PM
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Both.

2.5 inch OME lift for ride comfort and flex.
1/2 inch lift booms
1 inch body lift

That's 4 inches of comfortable riding lift. If you want less lift, leave off the 1" body lift.

4 inch lift spring will be arched more and more arch usually means a stiffer ride.

If you don't care about a stiff ride, 4" lift springs will be cheaper.

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post #3 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 05:11 PM
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Agreed I run 2.5" leafs , 5/8 shackle, 1.25" body
It rides smooth drives straight and gives room for 33s flexed
For a dd this is probably the smartest way to lift
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 05:59 PM
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My 93 2.5" OME springs 1" boom shackles and 1" body lift and 33" tires. Rides and flexes great.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 06:17 PM
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I have a 3" superlift, procomp shocks, 1" daystar body lift on 33" BFG MT's. Needed to drop my tranny skid plate and get a Cardan drive shaft. I believe I added angle inserts on my rear axle also for correct pinion angle....I think 6.5 degree...not sure.

Not a stiff ride at all.....rides great!

(Maybe compared to my wife's highlander it is...)

Here it is with just the 3" suspension lift....
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post #6 of 7 Old 09-01-2014, 07:15 PM
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Nice Jeeps RC and Mrmud.
My body lift is still sitting on the workbench. I just got the cast off my broken arm Tues. and it's still too weak for wrenching...





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post #7 of 7 Old 09-02-2014, 02:11 AM
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My ride is... stiff... zero body roll at tight 40 mph curves...
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