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Unread 05-26-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
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best 3 inch lift for zj?

about to get a 3 inch lift, any suggestions?

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Unread 05-26-2009, 06:56 PM   #2
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:01 PM   #3
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if you swap the springs from front to back, wouldnt it make for a sagging rear end?
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:03 PM   #4
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if you swap the springs from front to back, wouldnt it make for a sagging rear end?
not usually, especially if theyre V8 coils. if youre worried about it just buy new rear coils. cant go wrong with IRO
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:19 PM   #5
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V8 coils? ha sorry im new to this
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:21 PM   #6
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V8 coils? ha sorry im new to this
front coil springs from a V8 ZJ have a slightly higher spring rate thus giving a little more lift when put in the rear that I6 coils.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:24 PM   #7
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oh, well i do have an i6 so i guess there goes that idea.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:27 PM   #8
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oh, well i do have an i6 so i guess there goes that idea.
you can pick up coils from a V8 ZJ on craigslist or ebay for like $20 and you should be good
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:30 PM   #9
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I think sadass did a test on this and they ended up giving the same amount of lift.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:35 PM   #10
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yeah i say just do it man, and if it sags too much, just find a V8 ZJ thats being parted out and pick up the coils for cheap. you should have no problems with the swap though, all i hear is good things about this lift and IRO is awesome
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:37 PM   #11
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soccerfreak, noticed you run 31s with a BB...do you ever get off road? ive thought about getting a BB but didnt know if id get the clearance id need to go wheelin'
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:39 PM   #12
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soccerfreak, noticed you run 31s with a BB...do you ever get off road? ive thought about getting a BB but didnt know if id get the clearance id need to go wheelin'
yeah i wheel a lot but i have no front bumper and ive trimmed a lot, so i do have a lot of clearance. not enough though, im installing a 4.5" kit in 2 weeks. I say just go with the 3.5" kit because once you get a BB its cool for about a week or two, then you just wanna go bigger.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:42 PM   #13
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alright, thanks.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:43 PM   #14
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if were talking best 3" lift i would say RE or a hybrid kit from kolak. you could always put 3" springs on a TnT kit, that would be the best 3" kit. if were talking best bang for the buck IRO is almost always the way to go.
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Unread 05-26-2009, 07:55 PM   #15
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if the 3.5" front springs that come with the IRO kit are meant for a v8... wont the iro lift on an i6 be about 4-4.5 in the front and 3.5 in the rear?
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