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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:56 AM   #1
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Lift UPGRADE question..

I have a IRO 3.5 now, am wanting to go higher. The question I have is, if I use my lifted front coils in the back, how much net lift would I get? 7"?

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Unread 02-18-2013, 12:49 PM   #2
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Probably close to it. But at this point the best bed for going to 7" of lift is going to be buying a full kit and selling the current lift as a whole and using that money to offset the cost of the new lift. All the stuff that you currently have can't be reused so you'll be buying new anyways.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 01:26 PM   #3
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Yes, however, your current control arms would be useless, trackbars useless, and shocks. Get new control arms (all adjustable) or go longarm.

7 is pretty high without being on longarms...

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Unread 02-18-2013, 07:53 PM   #4
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If you go higher, and are looking to ditch your IRO set up, shoot me a PM...
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