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Unread 03-28-2012, 03:38 PM   #1
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New lift kit for 94 liberty

So after much debating and saving, I've decided to go ahead and buy the Frankenlift II Premium Kit. I was wondering from any fellow jeepers, is there anything I should know prior to lifting it? It will be coming in a couple days and I'd like to have it lifted within the week.

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Unread 03-28-2012, 05:20 PM   #2
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balls i meant 04
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Unread 03-28-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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A good tip for prep would be to start spraying everything with pb blaster
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Unread 03-29-2012, 08:06 AM   #4
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Thanks man, I'll definitely do that. And FYI the second it's finished I'll be uploading pics and all. I'm pretty damn excited!
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Unread 04-03-2012, 08:49 PM   #5
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Thanks man, I'll definitely do that. And FYI the second it's finished I'll be uploading pics and all. I'm pretty damn excited!
yeah i would be sikes I am so tired of not being lifted........Hasn't stopped me from scratching up my paint though
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Unread 04-04-2012, 01:38 PM   #6
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I've got pretty much the same kit on the way. Except instead of the frankenlift I got the $750 OME spring and strut kit, and bought the 1/4" top plate, rear isolators, teraflex bump stops, and hockey pucks seperately. After shipping I think i'm around 1000 bucks, where the frankenlift is like 100 bucks more, dunno the shipping tho. Probably another 70 bucks if the shipping on mine is any judge. But the Frankenlift comes with pre assembled front struts... which I'm not totally clear on.
Anyone able to explain the assembly of a front strut for me?
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Unread 04-04-2012, 02:35 PM   #7
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$765 for OME springs struts and shocks,
21.99 x2 for terraflex bump stops,
68.93 shipping for the above, comes to
$877.91

27.92 for JBA 1/4" top plates plus
8.49 shipping makes it
$36.41

$11.97 x4 for rear isolators plus
$14.48 in shipping,
$62.36

All together it comes to
$976.68
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Unread 04-04-2012, 03:40 PM   #8
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lift was installed today, and i LOVE it, the only thing ill say is since my springs were sagged, the lift wound up being a 4 inch lift, (awesome) but the stock tired make it look a little retarded. (pics to show in a bit, I'm at work and will upload when i have a chance)
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Unread 04-04-2012, 03:41 PM   #9
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oh and i paid 1200 basically for everything and shipping. i know it hurt the wallet, but i wanted the best, and ive heard nothing but stupendous things about the frankenlift
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Unread 04-04-2012, 03:46 PM   #10
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The only bonus with the Frankenlift is that the front shock/coil spring assembly is pre-assembled by All J.
You can get just as much lift from adding all the known little tricks.

But congratulations on your purchase, you will like it!
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Unread 04-04-2012, 05:31 PM   #11
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just needs some new shoes now
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Unread 04-04-2012, 05:35 PM   #12
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is it just me or is your back end lower than your front? if that is the case, would he need to let it settle a bit before taking measures, such as rear isolators? or what
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Unread 04-04-2012, 05:55 PM   #13
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according to my guy, the back is up by .5 of an inch, i think its just how i took the picture, id take another now, but its dark out and im still at work lol
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Unread 04-04-2012, 06:49 PM   #14
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You need at least one extra rear coil spring isolator.
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Unread 04-04-2012, 09:52 PM   #15
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Agree with socks
need one more iso per side in the rear to level it out
plus if its not aligned yet that will bring the front down some as well
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