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post #106 of 117 Old 06-06-2013, 04:23 PM
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question for you guys: if i install a 4" lift will i be safe to drive at speeds of 55+?

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post #107 of 117 Old 06-07-2013, 03:46 PM
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question for you guys: if i install a 4" lift will i be safe to drive at speeds of 55+?
depends on the lift, the quality of the install and the fitness of the rest of your jeep.

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post #108 of 117 Old 07-14-2013, 12:13 PM
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I just put a set of axles with skyjacker lift already on them. My rig is a 76 CJ7 and as far as I can tell the axles are from a 78. Had a few other advantages like disk up front and 3.54's so I can get down the highway. The problem is it came with a sway bar and on my 76 there's no place to mount it. I suppose I need to weld a cross brace in but don't want it to interfere with the steering stabilizer mount I have to install also. Any suggestion or pics on how it's done.

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post #109 of 117 Old 10-04-2014, 02:05 PM
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Vey helpful thread
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post #110 of 117 Old 10-16-2014, 07:54 AM
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post #111 of 117 Old 12-15-2014, 02:06 PM
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Hello all, I drive a 4.0L, automatic, completely stock '04 TJ. I am a noob when it comes to suspensions. I use my TJ mostly on road but would like to take it off roading, say 2 times a month. I want to lift it about 4 inch, what would be a good suspension kit for me with a budget of $2000?
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post #112 of 117 Old 02-07-2015, 02:34 PM
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Would it be a good idea and safe idea to have a 3.5 coil lift with 3 in spacers on top of that on my 96 zj? Just looking for help
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post #113 of 117 Old 02-28-2015, 06:57 PM
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I currently have a 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 limited and looking for a jeep way to lift it. Is it smart to go with 3in spacers? Or should I replace the shocks when I do that? Please help
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post #114 of 117 Old 03-02-2015, 07:07 PM
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help with jeep lift

hello there
so i bought a jeep jk sport 2dr a few months ago, then recently put on a 3.25"lift on it its was a r/c 2 series i dont plan on getting really extreme with of roading till im a little older and have more money and time. For now i plan on doing a some so i can learn and gain experience.
i was wondering with the lift should i get performance chips or increases the airflow. just trying to see how to keep my jeep in good condition.
thank you
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post #115 of 117 Old 04-10-2015, 10:32 AM
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Higher leafs in the rear?

Asking for your opinion and expertise. So I will start out by saying that I am using my Jeep as an overlanding vehicle, so I will be loading that back with quite a bit weight with every trip I take. And in addition to that I will be putting in a small audio system, with extra storage space cabinets in the rear. Which, just off the top of my head, will be probably around 200lb. So I will be going with a 3.5" rubicon express lift. So I'm wondering if you guys would suggest putting on 4.5" rubicon express leaf springs in the back? Thanks!
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post #116 of 117 Old 05-08-2015, 05:18 PM
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Lift Kit and Chrysler Warranty

Recently purchased 2015 Unlimited Sport (first wrangler) and am novice on everything. I want to put a lift on it but am afraid if I go outside the dealership/Mopar parts and labor that this will void the manufacturer warranty. The lift is 2x what I can get from Les Schwabb and installed. I want to do 3" lift and 33" tires and no spacers. Please help.
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post #117 of 117 Old 02-02-2016, 12:21 AM
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Top tip, these posts are as relevant on my suspension re&re in 2015 as they were in 2003. All good stuff and I will add a sawzall for the busted bolts that were seized into the hiems of my rear lower control arms. Once a bolt is busted in there and frozen to the ball... cutting is the only way. Thanks for this thread all of you. Ratchet straps also saved my a$$ a couple of times.
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