When you buy broken ZJs because it's cheaper to buy a complete non-driving one than getting all the parts you need from the junkyard.
When you know exactly what you need to fix to get those stupid warning lights to go away (ABS, Airbag, etc.)
The term "Death Wobble" has become part of your vocabulary.
When you've slung mud accidentally peppering an open top 4x4 that's in range. (Bonus points if you you do this with an I6.)
When you wheel with other Jeeps that will break their stuff trying because it's not fair that your ZJ can get over an obstacle they have trouble with
****For long term lifted ZJ owners only**** others beware, you may find this OFFENSIVE!
When these 12 steps of lifting a ZJ make complete sense to you:
1. Install BB or F>R Swap
2. Get bigger tires
3. Spend more money solving rubbing, alignment, axle centering and wobble issues than you did on the lift originally
4. Give in to realizing that all the guys here were telling you the truth to the best of their ability and experience
5. Buy a real lift - but now you're spending "wiser" so you know that magically you'll get to 6" (who needs extended brakelines anyway?)
6. Repeat step #3, 4 and 5 until you give up on something lower or buy/ build what you need for 6"+
7. Buy more tires as you need them by now
8. Discover you do need a HPD30 and 8.8 (this can actually happen at any time along the way - even on pavement)
9. Deal with all the broken parts, modifications or upgrades you may need
10. Finally celebrate knowing you did things your way, ignoring all the priceless advice you got along the way
11. Pay off the thousands you owe for taking the cheap lift path only to find it really did cost more than doing it right the first time
12a. Boost your ego throwing out insults knowing that you skipped many of these steps, or went through #6 only once
12b. Sit on here laughing, commenting and poking fun at other guys as they make the same friggin mistakes your dumb a$$ did along the way - at least now you know better
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