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Unread 12-15-2013, 08:57 PM   #16
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Yes I was. I tend to do that whenever Mototrcharge is involved, he seems to like it. That aside, his info is usually spot on. I agree that a 2 in budget boost will suit your needs.
yeah motorcharge seems to know his stuff. Tx

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Unread 12-18-2013, 07:09 PM   #17
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thanks now I know what "up country" is. I was looking at rough country's 1.5" kit which replaces all shocks and includes spacers. If I get this kit Would u recommend replacing the leaf springs as well? And if I do the lift are the wheel spacers and steering stabilizer a must for 30"s. Tx
Yes. Stock XJ leafs are garbage. Never had any luck with add a leafs either. They tend to sag after a few months. Either new or at least a full bastard pack. If you've got the money buy new. If not search the forum for bastard pack info. If you want check out my thread on 3/4 ton dodge van leafs that I put in my 01 up/country. A little more work involved but it was definitely worth it and didn't cost a lot.
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Unread 12-29-2013, 01:01 AM   #18
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Checkout my grocery getter build. 2.5" lift. Cost me under 100 bones using mainly factory parts, including shocks. I got a little wilder and added bilsteins, now gonna order ome leafs and added my adjustable arms. 4.10s and 30s is the next step, with a 5 speed 2400rpm cruise at 65mph.
I've had a big jeep...I prefer small, stock flares, stock inner fender skids ect. I chose 30s over 31s for the fact I didn't want rubbing on the control arms. And with that my 30s I'm looking at (firestone mts) measure 30x9.6" true. A bfg at 31x10.5 measure 30.4x10.5. Checkout by grocery getter build. 2.5" lift. Cost me under 100 bones using mainly factory parts, including shocks. I got a little wilder and added bilsteins, now gonna order ome leafs. 4.10s and 30s is the next step, with a 5 speed
I've had a big jeep...I prefer small, stock flares, stock inner fender skids ect. I chose 30s over 31s for the fact I didn't want rubbing on the control arms with factory back spacing wheels.
And with that my 30s I'm looking at (firestone mts) measure 30x9.8" true. A bfg at 31x10.5 measure 30.4x10.5. So damn ear identical in height. Either will be fine, it was just my preference at that time.
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