99 wj, what needs to be replaced with a 4' long arm lift and 2' spacers??? help! - JeepForum.com

 
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post #1 of 6 Old 11-20-2012, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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so im new here and learning all about this lol im going to be doing a 4' long arm lift and 2 inch spacers with 33's on my wj. pretty sure ill have to.change out some driveshaft parts because of it. little help here? it is the v8 limited edition btw if that helps

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 07:45 AM
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so im new here and learning all about this lol im going to be doing a 4' long arm lift and 2 inch spacers with 33's on my wj. pretty sure ill have to.change out some driveshaft parts because of it. little help here? it is the v8 limited edition btw if that helps
That four foot lift is going to look kind of goofy IMHO.
Why the 2" spacers with a 4" long arm lift kit? Once you have the long arms, the cost between springs is minimal.
Go over to the WJ section and read the various lift threads.
What brand lift kit are you going for?

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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/swap-offically-underway-324622/
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i meant inches not feet lol sorry
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and im doing the rough country one. and do you mean like when i have the long arms i can just buy like 6 inch springs and have a 6 inch long arm lift then?
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post #5 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 10:56 AM
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hmmmm Rough Country...
I have ran their stuff, and it is junk.
I have removed their lift kits from vehicles and replaced with quality springs etc. more than once.
I wouldn't put too much stress on the long arms myself, but thats just me.
Any way you could wait and get a IRO or Clayton kit? Be better off in the long run.
Either way, why is 4" not a big enough lift kit? I would go for the 4" and some trimming. What tires are you wanting to run? Regearing the differentials for those tires? Upgrading the differentials? Steering? Brakes? See what I mean?

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2003 Range Rover HSE, 4.4 Quad Cam.
1998 Range Rover with a 6.0 LSx
1994 YJ, 4.3/700R4/OME SOA, etc
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4.3/700r4/new frame buildup (YJ)....
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=324622
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post #6 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 11:03 AM Thread Starter
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yea i know what ur saying. i was wondering if that all would need replacing. im goin for 33's wich wont really fit with the 4 i figure if i have the little extra itll be goof
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