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Unread 05-02-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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Lift kit

Ok what are thoughts on an SUA vs SOA lift. I have a 94 yj 2.5 l 4 speed. I use my yj mainly for a dd and occasional weekend wheeler. Don't see turning this into a full time wheeler in the near future. I will use it to tow a lite weight camping trailer.

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Unread 05-02-2013, 08:21 PM   #2
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SUA will be a lot easier/cheaper to do. SOA done right will cost you at least 2x to do it right and you will never use it's capability on the road.

Just my 2c.

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Unread 05-02-2013, 08:25 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. Just sold blazer so I could buy a lift kit. Just wondering.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 06:15 AM   #4
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you can achieve lift in a few ways. How much lift do you want?

Body lift = cheap
shackle lift = cheap
spring lift = also pretty cheap lol...
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Unread 05-03-2013, 06:34 AM   #5
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Pick a tire size first. Then go from there with what it takes to run it.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 09:25 PM   #6
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33's or 35's if I can find them cheap.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 10:24 PM   #7
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It sounds like SUA is in your best interest.

I personally would go with 4 OME 36R springs, Boomerang Shackles, Bilstein 5100 shocks, 1" BL that'll give you a great ride, plenty of wheel travel , and room for 33-35" tires
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Unread 05-03-2013, 10:43 PM   #8
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I would be more concerned with spending the money on gearing then lift. You can take a sawzall and fit 35's.
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Unread 05-04-2013, 08:17 AM   #9
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33's or 35's if I can find them cheap.
If that is the case, then you'll find out very soon you'll not have the power to turn those meats in those sizes with a banger. Like Anti said... now your talking gearing. And your D35 rear end is not the strongest and most will say it is a waste of $$ to gear it. Unless you're dying to have big tires, then for a DD I wouldn't go past 31's and get yourself a good set of no bigger than 2" springs and a good set of shocks and you'll have a nice ride. $.o2



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