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post #1 of 6 Old 09-02-2001, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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small susp. lift w/body lift or all susp?

what kind of lift would be better? i am trying to get 33's under my yj.a 2.5 suspension lift with a 2 inch body lift?or go for a 4 to 4.5 inch suspension lift?i still like to drive my jeep on a daily basis.i am not trying to buld a rubicon type jeep,but do want to go a few more places that a stock yj just can't quite get.what has everyone else done?thanks for your help.


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post #2 of 6 Old 09-06-2001, 04:18 PM
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hey man , whatever ur building, in my opinion its always better to get a suspesion lift first, then if you still want bigger do a body, but they are not as safe after years of abuse. and since urs is a daily driver you want it safe all the time. not saying b-lifts arent safe, just not as safe as a suspension.

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fdrom reading on other bb's,i've heard the same thing!thanks for your input.if so many are saying it,it is probably true!

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post #4 of 6 Old 09-13-2001, 08:46 PM
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well not to be against any lift but i would rather put a susp lift before i install a body lift just like the outher person said if you use it as a daily driver just like i do it will put some wear on the mounts(body) no matter what anybody says you do raise the center of gravity as what as i was told. i was going to do the same thing but i left mine stock :cool lus you have to take in account gearing, engine size,
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A suspension lift will do you better off road, but cost more. A budget boost cost only $70 but you have a few mods to do, life grinding here and there. Either will give you height you want, it just depeds on how much you want to spend.

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yeah, i decided to do it right,rather than 1/2 way do it.i'm gonna go with the susp. lift first.if that is not big enough,might look at a bl.will certainly have to address the gears,axles and other issues.there is plenty of time for that.i'm just doing it piece by piece as there is time and $.

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