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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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questions about body lifts

ok so i dont want much and i dont want to go through that much trouble i know suspension is the way to go but im just lookin for a cheap lift for now i was thinking two inches of body lift and then a one inch shackle lift i hear mixed opinions but what do u think will the body lift require any difficult mods all the kits say that everything is included but im not sure , any suggestions will be helpful thanks

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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:33 PM   #2
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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:36 PM   #3
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My YJ had a 3" BL on it when I bought it. The PO welded the steps bars just under the body on the frame, so I can't take the BL off until I cut the step bars off. When I do, I will remove the BL and replace with a 1" or nothing at all. My suggestion is either do a 1" or nothing at all. nything more is a PITA and doesn't look good in addition to being virtually useless. Nothing had to be altered with the one on mine the best I can tell.
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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:42 PM   #4
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I'd save your money for a suspension lift,I know thats not what you want to hear but a body lift is like 80-125 dollers and shackles like 50-100 bucks.If you go to put a body lift and the old bolts break,which is very common on the yj it can turn in to a nightmare.For like 450.00 you can get a rough country 4in suspension that comes with everything you need and with new shocks and springs it will tighten everything up and drive nice.I think jeeps look bad with just a body lift with stock suspension.just my 2cents
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Unread 05-20-2010, 07:49 PM   #5
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yeah suspension is the way i want to go but i didnt know if bl and shackle would be a cheap alternative but i get what your saying i think ill just go for the suspension thanks
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Unread 05-20-2010, 08:37 PM   #6
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Body lift and shackle lift is a great ADDITION to a suspension lift, not an alternative.
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