post #16 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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your guess is as good as mine, ha

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post #17 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:07 PM
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Even if there is any weight difference at all between the 5.2 and 4.0 motors, you will not see a 1" difference.
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I'm in the same boat as you man.. im looking for something in the 3.5-4" range.. but i want to make sure i get a level lift in the i6
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post #19 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:16 PM Thread Starter
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yeah. does anyone have a link w/ picture to an i6 with the front swap to rear?
i just wanna see firsthand what it looks like.
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post #20 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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rustys 3 inch basic lift?

good reviews, bad reviews, lemme hear them.
seems like a good lift for the price, but id rather hear it from ya'll than the salesman who will say anything to make a sale
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post #21 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:44 PM
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You're welcome. Rusty's comes with a sway bar drop (instead of extended links) and no adjustable front track bar!?!?

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post #22 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:47 PM
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I got the IRO lift. I like it but after about 2 weeks, I ended up buying RE rear coils because, since the springs have a higher spring rate, they are stiffer than ones that are usually in the rear, and therefore, the ride isn't that great. If you want to save around $150 and don't care about ride, the IRO lift is awesome. I love the lift, I just wanted to change the springs. Also, if you do care about ride, DON'T get the Rough Country shocks that come with the lift. They're really stiff.

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got a lotta good reviews of this in my other thread, thanks.
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post #24 of Old 05-26-2009, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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looked at the rustys 3 in. lift and it doesnt come with adjustable front track bar, is this a necessity?
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I merged your two threads on 3 inch lift kits. They are too similar for different threads.

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bullington, check out my post in one of your other threads. i said something about if you don't get the adjustable rear track bar.

and also, get Black Diamond Shocks. 4wheelerssupply.com
160 for all 4 and BD are great shocks

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post #27 of Old 05-26-2009, 09:28 PM
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Ok so I got 3" rustys front coils, and swapped my I6 springs to the rear. The front, after months of trailing and daily driving, are settled at 4 1/4" of lift. The rear now measures at 3 1/4" of lift. If I were you, get new springs to match the front, or get some coil isolators from the JY/new v8 coils. With the v8 coils, you will sacrifice ride comfort and going over bumps will be stiffer.

I also have a front adj track bar from IRO, and it has worked out well so far. I dont have a rear track bar or anything, the axle is just a tad off center to the passenger side. Black diamonds are legit, they are comfortable on ride quality and a little more forgiving on your wallet.

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moony, can you feel the rear axle off-centered though when going around turns? i'm curious if it'll get to me real soon when I do it.

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IRO 3.5 F-R with the (NEW) 3.5 inch rear coils purchased from IRO at the time of the kit.

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You will feel it, my axle is a little off center, to the passenger as well. It causes my swaybar link to knock the unibody while flexing, for normal driving conditions it has not been a problem, but i do plan on fixing it ASAP before i go wheeling again... The solution being a rear (adjustable) track bar and then an alighnment job both front and rear.

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