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post #1 of 9 Old 07-14-2013, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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Jba budget boost lift???

I just noticed that JBA is making a budget boost lift now. I was wondering if anyone has installed one or know how they are? Thinking of getting one.

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post #2 of 9 Old 07-14-2013, 06:29 PM
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Get a full spring lift , much better in the long run
PLUS if you have any miles at all on yours the springs are already sagging and those would only speed up the process

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post #3 of 9 Old 07-14-2013, 07:04 PM Thread Starter
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As much as I would love a full lift I can't afford it.
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post #4 of 9 Old 07-14-2013, 07:15 PM
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Well 2005, you'll need new shocks all around
Plus 299 for the kit .................
4 springs are about the same price

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post #5 of 9 Old 07-14-2013, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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So your saying I should just try and save for a cheaper JBA lift?
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post #6 of 9 Old 07-16-2013, 11:33 PM
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So your saying I should just try and save for a cheaper JBA lift?
Yes and no, he's saying that to do the "budget" spacer lift right puts you within the price of a full spring lift. You don't have to go all out and get the coilovers that JBA makes/sells, you can get the Old Man Emu kit or Iron Man kit for around $700-750ish.

I own a KK, so I'm not sure if there's other spring lifts out there for the KJ, but when you figure that doing the budget lift($300) plus 2 front shocks(~$200), then 2 extended rear shocks(~$150-200) that's ~$650-700. That's basically the same price as the full spring/shock kits, which give a better ride and last longer.
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post #7 of 9 Old 07-17-2013, 05:55 AM Thread Starter
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Point well proven. Lol. I will save up for the full lift. Might take a lot longer but worth it in the end. Thanks for your help everyone.
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post #8 of 9 Old 07-17-2013, 07:16 PM
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Not to thread jack but I just noticed JBA doesn't sell skidrow skids anymore

Blue 2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 4x4 Lifted, Front OME 790s/Bilstien, Custom Rear; 245/75/16 A/Ts KC Daylighters
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/my-blue-kj-1490445/ (build thread)
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post #9 of 9 Old 07-18-2013, 09:18 PM
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Gonna be well worth it in the end. I'm just waiting on time to instal my OME/Bilstein lift lol
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