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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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lifting libby tomorrow

Lifting the old girl tomorrow anything I should look out for or any tips to make it easier?

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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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Pretty simple really, some make it more difficult than it really is .
If you have any questions we've done 23 of them here
plus helped others with theirs at their place.
2.5 -3 hours and you're done
What lift are you doing ?
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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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2.5 daystar. Brand new Moog springs. Then once settled adding clavis an rear ISO. An 18 inch wheels an bfg rugged terrian
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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:23 PM   #4
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Oh.......
I refuse to install them,
but you'll still have to do the same amount of work as a full coil lift
Just take your time
Its not hard like I said
Any questions as to what to remove etc just let me know
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Unread 06-05-2013, 06:34 PM   #5
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All lifted clavis fork were a pain in assto get back in but done sitting on 275/65r18s
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Unread 06-05-2013, 06:37 PM   #6
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All lifted clavis fork were a pain in assto get back in but done sitting on 275/65r18s
Easy all you needed was two rachet straps, pulls them in as smooth as butter
275-65-18s?????????
running 32s with a Daystar ?
Already have 4.10s installed ?
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Unread 06-05-2013, 09:48 PM   #7
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Not yet. Gas Mileage out the window. I'm switching to a smaller size soon anyways
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Unread 06-05-2013, 09:54 PM   #8
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Only slight rub on lock. Bending pinch weld tommorow
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Unread 06-05-2013, 09:55 PM   #9
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Not yet. Gas Mileage out the window. I'm switching to a smaller size soon anyways
Yep ran mine with 265-75s for a few days before I regeared , all I got done was put more gas in Went back to normal afterwards

What size are you going to go with next?
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Unread 06-05-2013, 10:00 PM   #10
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I'm not going to ruin my gears with them am I ?
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Unread 06-05-2013, 10:05 PM   #11
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Something around 31 31.5 range.
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Unread 06-05-2013, 10:10 PM   #12
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I'm not going to ruin my gears with them am I ?
No it just takes a whole lot more gas, I had to run with the overdrive off if there was even the slightest hill or it would shift back and forth a lot
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Unread 06-05-2013, 10:23 PM   #13
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Can I reuse stop sway bars links? One side went back other has gap?
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Unread 06-05-2013, 10:51 PM   #14
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Can I reuse stop sway bars links? One side went back other has gap?

Yes stock ones work fine, just make sure you install them/tighten them with full weight of the Jeep on the ground.
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Unread 06-05-2013, 11:16 PM   #15
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Ahh thanks Tomm your a life saver only one hooked up an the sway over big bumps sucks
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