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post #1 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 02:53 PM Thread Starter
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Lifts kits.

Hi I have a 95 jeep grand cherokee Laredo and want to lift it. But I don't know what is cheaper a suspension lift or getting air shocks?

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post #2 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 02:58 PM
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Air shocks are not made to lift the vehicle, they are made to increase the load carrying capacity. To lift it, you need an actual lift kit with at least coil spring spacers, if not new coil springs, along with new shocks for that lift height and possible new adjustable track bars depending how high you lift

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I would like a 3inch but I need to find a place where it is cheap because I don't have that much money for all that.
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post #4 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 03:22 PM
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I would like a 3inch but I need to find a place where it is cheap because I don't have that much money for all that.
Shouldn't cheap out on a lift kit, save up and get it done right the first time.
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post #5 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 03:23 PM
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I got my 3.5 benchmark lift from ironrockoffroad and I love it! Affordable and good quality. I'll be upgrading soon to a long arm 7 inch lift.
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if you try to go cheap, you will spend alot more down the road to fix all the problems you caused, not to mention possibly endangering yourself and others by building an unsafe rig.

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I just don't want to pay 600 to 1000 dollar for one
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post #8 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 04:10 PM
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Do your research and see what is affordable for you. This isn't a cheap hobby and lifting any vehicle safely isn't cheap.

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post #9 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 04:34 PM
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You CAN safely lift a vehicle on a budget. $500 can get you a decent and safe setup.
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post #10 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 04:57 PM
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I just don't want to pay 600 to 1000 dollar for one
Will you be doing the work yourself or does your budget include getting it installed?

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Go with the budget boost if you're lifting for the first time. It costs a lot for a properly set up lift kit. Go with a 2.25" BB with good quality shocks and adjustable track bars.

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post #12 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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My pops and his friends will be doing the work.
And where would I find that 2.25 bb at?
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post #13 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 05:13 PM
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Four wheel customs has 2.25" BB Lifts on their site. Just as the spacers itself, or with shocks if you want.
http://www.4wheelcustoms.com/Products.asp?Cat=1210
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Thank you so much
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post #15 of 15 Old 09-15-2013, 05:17 PM
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I'd go with the Rough Country basic lift. Good starter setup for the money.

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I bought the HI-WAY BLASTER HORN that's 139dB and every time I honk the horn an Angel dies.
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16 - He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
17 - and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 - Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: (Real ID and RFID chips)
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