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post #16 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 11:24 AM
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Go to the TJ technical forum and read through the FAQ. There are lots of links and great write ups on how to do it.

Body lift is cheep and can fit bigger tires. Usually $100 to 200. Makes room to push the t-case up so you have better ground clearance in the middle of the jeep.


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post #17 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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What about the front and rear of the two jeep? Nothing you can really do? And how much and how easy is a 1.25 or a 2 inch body lift. Yall said 1.25 so is it easy like I can do it at my house?
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post #18 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 11:52 AM
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As for front and rear of the jeep, well you can get different bumper or cut the ends off. Make them stubby bumpers. If you are hitting your axel on things, try a different line.

And yes you can do a body lift at your house. Floor jack, blocks of wood, and hand tools. Videos all over you tube on how to do it.

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post #19 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 11:56 AM
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What about the front and rear of the two jeep? Nothing you can really do? And how much and how easy is a 1.25 or a 2 inch body lift. Yall said 1.25 so is it easy like I can do it at my house?
what about the front and rear?

body lifts are pretty straight forward and require minimal tools. a 1" mml usually goes hand in hand with a bl. stay at 1"-1.25"
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post #20 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Yes I was talking about axels there isnt a way to make them higher? Ok and I wont need wheel spacers if I buy 33 inch tires or do I? All depends on the width if the tire im assuming
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Yes I was talking about axels there isnt a way to make them higher? Ok and I wont need wheel spacers if I buy 33 inch tires or do I? All depends on the width if the tire im assuming
sure, you can go with portals

in all seriousness, the only way to get the axles higher is to run some bigger meats

are you on stock rims? even a 33x10.5 could rub with stock backspacing
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post #22 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
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Not stock they are motometals but im not sure the size they were on when I bought the jeep I'll post a picture of them
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post #23 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:35 PM
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Also a little light reading for you: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/so...y-tuck-942018/

That helped me when I was first starting out.
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post #24 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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I have to edit the photo and im at work right now I will post as soon as I ger off thank you veey much for all the knowledge and information
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post #25 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:56 PM
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Also this link. The above link is in here.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/tj-forum-faq-615132/

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post #26 of 27 Old 10-16-2013, 12:58 PM
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sure, you can go with portals :thumbsup

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post #27 of 27 Old 10-21-2013, 09:27 AM
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interesting

Keeping a tab on this one..
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