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Unread 05-13-2009, 03:30 PM   #1
jerseyjeep44
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Looking for some help putting on lift!!

Just got my new lift and was looking for some help installing it. I am pretty good with this type of stuff but brand new to JEEPS. I live near Atlantic City, but willing to travel close by or have a few people over that have a good set of tools. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Unread 05-13-2009, 04:32 PM   #2
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I'm in the same boat except up in North Jersey. I live in a condo development without any tools other than a basic wrench set, god I can't wait to get a house. I'm looking at the RC 3.25 inch lift.
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Unread 05-13-2009, 05:00 PM   #3
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you guys are welcome to come to my house in Ct...well get em both ndone...
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Unread 05-14-2009, 12:01 PM   #4
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I purchased the lift today, should be here sometime next week. Rubiwannabe, where in CT are you? Please say close to NYC.
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Unread 05-14-2009, 12:05 PM   #5
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Im in north jersey. sussex county to be exact. i got a garage, hundered of tools. and installed 3 or 4 lift kits at my house!!!!! and i always got about 5 buddies ready to work!
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Unread 05-14-2009, 01:11 PM   #6
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I purchased the lift today, should be here sometime next week. Rubiwannabe, where in CT are you? Please say close to NYC.
unfortunately not too close.....about 2 hrs..
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Unread 05-14-2009, 07:37 PM   #7
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if you guys set up a place I'll come help.. 1993redjeepyj, we can meet up there and knock it out whenever where ever... I know the boats you guys are in... I was asking everyone up at school (Albany) for something similar because I obv. don't have a garage here haha... ended up doing it myself in my firefighter buddies driveway after all was said and done it was a 2 inch BDS

let me know.. im in rockland... about 20 mins from bergen
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Unread 05-15-2009, 05:26 AM   #8
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any weekend for anyone close just let me know first so i can see whats up. i always got somthing going on. but im willing to help and jeepster out!
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Unread 05-15-2009, 12:56 PM   #9
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Rubiwannabe, thanks for the offer, I appreciate it.

1993redjeepyj, I'll be in touch with you. Should be getting the lift sometime next week.
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Unread 05-16-2009, 09:12 PM   #10
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you don't really need that many tools... I mean just a set of sockets, and adjustable wrenches, torx, pb blaster... and probably a good drill for when you snap your rear bolts on the shocks bc its gna happen lol

let me know if you need help when you do it
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Unread 05-17-2009, 09:22 AM   #11
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I purchased the lift today, should be here sometime next week. Rubiwannabe, where in CT are you? Please say close to NYC.
What lift did you get and how much did it cost ya? Where did you get it from? Been interested in putting a lift in my GC.



I used to live up in N. Jersey but I am down in MD now.
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