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Unread 11-17-2007, 03:21 PM   #1
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WJ= 2" Budget boost and new tires installed

First picture is completely stock with 225/75/16 Goodyear ST tires.
The second & third pictures are with the 2" Budget Boost lift and stock tires:







And these pictures are with the BB and 245/75/16 Goodyear RT/S tires. Great mall-crawler now! ;D





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Unread 11-17-2007, 03:24 PM   #2
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I love how a simple BB and tires will take the station wagon look right out of the equation.
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Unread 11-17-2007, 03:28 PM   #3
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that looks great. Hope to have the same setup by next summer.
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Unread 11-17-2007, 07:10 PM   #4
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Great looking Jeep!!
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Unread 11-17-2007, 07:52 PM   #5
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that 2" takes it from Jeep to JEEP
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Unread 11-17-2007, 08:12 PM   #6
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Throw some sliders and armor and your good to go.

I'd throw some wheel spacers on too, gives it a meaner stance and extra clearance from suspension components.
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Unread 11-17-2007, 08:18 PM   #7
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wow that looks great, whats a budget boost?
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Unread 11-17-2007, 08:25 PM   #8
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its when you take out a loan so you can afford a bigger and better lift on your jeep...


no really though. its a spacer you put above your coils to give you up to 2.5" of lift. it is cheaper than putting all new coils on.
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Unread 11-17-2007, 08:31 PM   #9
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how much is it? Where can I buy it?
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Unread 11-17-2007, 08:35 PM   #10
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lots of people sell them. most will tell you to get them from www.kevinsoffroad.com . they are a little more than most budget boosts but then are a little taller and he has great customer service. other makers include daystar, skyjacker, rubicon express, rough country. they are pretty much all the same though. also check ebay. they can range from $90-$180.
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Unread 11-18-2007, 06:38 AM   #11
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looks nice man! Are you running stock shocks? How's the ride? I may go the BB route later down the road, but I would like to keep the stock shocks.
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Unread 11-18-2007, 09:42 AM   #12
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looks nice man! Are you running stock shocks? How's the ride? I may go the BB route later down the road, but I would like to keep the stock shocks.

Thanks for the compliments guys.

Shocks are yellow Bilsteins for 0"-2" of lift. I bought them used.

The budget boost is a 2" polyurethane spacer designed to fit above the stock coil springs. Doing this stiffens up the ride quite a bit, but that is OK with me. I thought the stock ride was too soft and "floated" down the highway.

The kit I bought came from eBay with a Buy-It-Now price of $115. Including shipping, it cost me about $122 (seller gave a discount on shipping if BIN was used) Seller's ID was dahrkstorm .

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...SA:MOTORS:1123
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Unread 11-18-2007, 09:51 AM   #13
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How long, and how difficult was the install? Did you fly solo or did you have help? Were any special tools needed? Can you give a basic rundown of the steps involved?
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Unread 11-18-2007, 12:04 PM   #14
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i asked for the same setup for Christmas guess thats a plus when you still live with your parents
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Unread 11-18-2007, 04:43 PM   #15
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Ya that and the free food but that is about it. I'm just kidding man. I wish my parents would buy me stuff for my jeep but since I have a job and go to college that isn't going to happen.
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