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Unread 04-20-2011, 02:04 AM   #1
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Lifting a 96ZJ?

has anyone put this lift on? anyone know of issues on this kit, i am sorta on a budget only planning on running 31's or 32's will trim. so i was looking at this kit then getting a good steering stabilizer to go with. what else do i need please let me hear some opinions.

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Unread 04-20-2011, 02:20 AM   #2
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has anyone put this lift on? anyone know of issues on this kit, i am sorta on a budget only planning on running 31's or 32's will trim. so i was looking at this kit then getting a good steering stabilizer to go with. what else do i need please let me hear some opinions.
This might sound like a really stupid question, but which lift?
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Unread 04-20-2011, 03:58 AM   #3
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Unread 04-20-2011, 03:58 AM   #4
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link didnt come up the first time sorry
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Unread 04-20-2011, 05:46 AM   #5
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use your stock wheels and you dont need to trim.. just watch out when you really tuck you might get in the pinch weld and when you turn all the way you might rub on control arms.. depends on the tire your get. as far as putting that lift on.. that lift is exactly like any other lift with spacers. so pretty much everyone on here has messed with the pucks. not any harder than replacing springs.. just spend extra money and get adj trackbars. other than that you dont need anything. just fix your toe-in when you do this
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Unread 04-20-2011, 05:53 AM   #6
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If its staying on the road it'll be fine, but you're going to get alot of people saying not to run over 2-2.25" pucks
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Unread 04-20-2011, 11:31 AM   #7
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you get what you pay for its a cheap kit that will ride like ****
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Unread 04-20-2011, 12:01 PM   #8
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I looked into this lift.. I actually decide not to use it. I wonuldn't feel safe wheeling with a 3in puck. Also the ride may suck or would be unsafe to use off road. I know someone on here has them he likes it but, idk what kind of wheeling he dose. Id go with the IRO 3.5. Or for a f>r swap with UC and a 2in or 2.225 puck up front before I run a 3in puck.
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Unread 04-20-2011, 12:02 PM   #9
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*edit*

after looking at it more, i'd probably skip using spacers that thick. i think you'd be better off with a traditional 2" spacer kit.
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Unread 04-20-2011, 12:06 PM   #10
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Actually those pucks measure 3in.


Edit* on a zj 2in pucks give you a bit of room. You can clear 31s nicely with little to no trimming. I wish I could clear 31s on my wj with the 2in bb. Also, zjs sit higher with a 2in bb then a wj.
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Unread 04-20-2011, 08:53 PM   #11
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ok say i really just like to trail and find a mud hole, i would like to stay with 31 or 32's. what would you guys consider a nice lift?
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Unread 04-20-2011, 09:16 PM   #12
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Ill tell you 2 is not enough. Im looking into 3.5 and more. But idk which brand toget. Im thinking IRO.

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Unread 04-20-2011, 09:26 PM   #13
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i dont what to go that high because then shi* breaks, drive-train, trans, rubbing ect.
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Unread 04-20-2011, 09:29 PM   #14
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the iron rock offroad 3.5" foundation kit is pretty nice for the money. it runs $329...

http://www.ironrockoffroad.com/Merch...egory_Code=ZLK
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Unread 04-21-2011, 12:53 AM   #15
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The IRO foundation kit is good for the money but ur best off spending the bit extra to get the double sheer trackbar. Its worth the extra money because you'll need it.

its also worth investing in a rear adjustible trackbar. I bought a bracket and regretted it.
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