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post #1 of 3 Old 09-01-2010, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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more lift for my wj

who ever can help i just put on a 4inch rough country lift on my jeep and put 33nittos on it, im not happy with the size i want it bigger, im thinking about 4linking the rear and trashing the three link setup, i have a commplete 4link setup for a fullsixe chevy rear imma fit it to my wj,any help i want to put another 4inches on my jeep with coil spacers and then raising up the coil cup any ideas, do they make 8inch spring for a wj ive done a couple axel swap and straight axel conversion on chevy fullsize with leaf spring never messed with coils thoe can any one help, money is a lil tight right now and i got alot of parts laying around so i want to buld what i can thanks for all the info

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post #2 of 3 Old 09-06-2010, 10:45 AM
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If you have leaf springs you can put some bigger shackels on it. I have a 89 YJ and i had 3.5 inches and I liked it but I wanted bigger so I went to and got some bigger shackles and now i have 6 inches or you can go to a local 4 wheeldrive shop and get them to flip the leaf springs on top of the axle. That is just some suggestions i have.
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post #3 of 3 Old 09-08-2010, 04:15 PM
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You would have to go with a custom coil, but that isn't the best idea because you throw off a lot of the front and rear end goemetry. the best route is to go to a 6.5" lift, and do some fender trimming. This way you can fit 35s. But any way you go, re-gearing will be needed, and if you are on a budget, then start small... save, and move up from there. WJs are very expensive to build correctly, and it is better to do it right!

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2002 WJ- 2.5" Rusty's lift + KOR .75" spacer. Nitro Shocks. 265/70 Hankook Ats on 16X8 Soft 8s
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