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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:23 PM   #1
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Lift kit

Looking for a good and reliable lift kit for 1990 wrangler. Looking to do between a 3"-4" suspension lift. Any ideas wants good, for under $800.

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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:31 PM   #2
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BDS, OME or rubicon express springs are great so start there.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:49 PM   #3
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Piece it together. You'll save a lot of money doing it that way instead of buying a full kit.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:57 PM   #4
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3-4" lift is more than likely gonna cost u more money due to that ur gonna need a sye, new drivelines and extended shocks. For that lift height I would say to just save up a bit more and do a soa. That way atleast ur making ur money go further. But that's just my take.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 11:06 PM   #5
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3-4" lift is more than likely gonna cost u more money due to that ur gonna need a sye, new drivelines and extended shocks. For that lift height I would say to just save up a bit more and do a soa. That way atleast ur making ur money go further. But that's just my take.
I'm glad I don't take lift advice from you. You haven't the slightest clue what you're talking about.
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To say that you can't get a quality lift for cheaper than going SOA is ridiculous.
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3-4" lift is more than likely gonna cost u more money due to that ur gonna need a sye, new drivelines and extended shocks. For that lift height I would say to just save up a bit more and do a soa. That way atleast ur making ur money go further. But that's just my take.
Everything you listed are things you'll need SOA too. As well as steering modification.

This post is outrageous.
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Unread 02-13-2013, 12:28 AM   #8
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OME is great quality. I went with a Zone Offroad because Im on a budget and Im happy with it so far! Check them out. Made in America too!
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My vote is on BDS
plus can't beat the warranty
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Piece it together. You'll save a lot of money doing it that way instead of buying a full kit.
Go with what Carlos said..piece together your lift cause then one it will be cheaper, two you can personalize your own lift, and three..finding a 4" lift under 800$..well...you might as well just forget unless you want bent sagging springs right after you get them.

I went with fabtech springs and so far, they have surprised me every time. Don't know why more people try out fabtech springs
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Go with what Carlos said..piece together your lift cause then one it will be cheaper, two you can personalize your own lift, and three..finding a 4" lift under 800$..well...you might as well just forget unless you want bent sagging springs right after you get them.

I went with fabtech springs and so far, they have surprised me every time. Don't know why more people try out fabtech springs
Actually, I did my entire lift for $350. Springs, shocks and tcase drop.

Superlift 3.5" springs=$225
Ford truck shocks via autozone=$90
Tcase drop=$15

Rides MUCH better than stock and flexes great off road.
They aren't bds but they work for a budget.

You simply won't hear much about Superlift springs because people stay away from them due to the price being so cheap. Naturally that's what drew me to them and I am pleased with my choice.
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Actually, I did my entire lift for $350. Springs, shocks and tcase drop.

Superlift 3.5" springs=$225
Ford truck shocks via autozone=$90
Tcase drop=$15

Rides MUCH better than stock and flexes great off road.
They aren't bds but they work for a budget.

You simply won't hear much about Superlift springs because peoplestay away from them due to the price being so cheap. Naturally that's what drew me to them and I am pleased with my choice.
Now i like the sound of that vs the 760.00 for a 2.5 inch bds lift...
How long you had em?
I like that bds has lifetime on the springs but im on a pretty tight budget.
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Now i like the sound of that vs the 760.00 for a 2.5 inch bds lift...
How long you had em?
I like that bds has lifetime on the springs but im on a pretty tight budget.
Lol
I've had mine for just under a year now with no sagging

How's this for flex?




And as for the shocks. They're good for a budget, but I'll be upgrading them when I need to. You can find the correct years of the trucks though if you look in my build thread.
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I've had mine for just under a year now with no sagging

How's this for flex?

And as for the shocks. They're good for a budget, but I'll be upgrading them when I need to. You can find the correct years of the trucks though if you look in my build thread.
Sweet i will defently be looking up your build thread from my pc later.
And thats pretty good flex.
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3-4" lift is more than likely gonna cost u more money due to that ur gonna need a sye, new drivelines and extended shocks. For that lift height I would say to just save up a bit more and do a soa. That way atleast ur making ur money go further. But that's just my take.
unti you've done a SOA.... 'PROPERLY'.... thats the key word there properly...

you should not talk about one, they are FAR from cheap, done right would run around $2000 maybe lot more depending on how much crap problems you run into, or how much you can or cant do on your own.....

buy 4 OME 36R springs, or BDS sprigns of your choice, those 2 get my vote hands down, the |OME 36R are over 3" of lift give or take $400-500..... if you want to go higher, you will need a SYE, this will run you another 350ish..

you could do the springs, a small tcase drop for now, REMOVE the track bars, and get some extended disconnects for you sway bar or make your own if inclined.... order some shocks of your choice, annd away you go for the most part...

figure $100 - $200 on stupid **** you break or want to replace as you go... for the $800 you could do springs and SYE, , save another bit for some nice greasable shackles and some shocks run your stockers shocks for now just dont 'flex' lol... good to go
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