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Unread 01-20-2013, 07:00 AM   #31
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for every inch of lift one inch of bumpstop
Thanks. I'll try to get in there and add another.

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Unread 01-20-2013, 08:49 AM   #32
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I always install mine after springs are in. Just need a longer bolt and another puck and you'll be good to go!
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Unread 01-31-2013, 01:20 PM   #33
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Is BDS a bad lift to get? I don't do very much offroad like I mentioned. This is mainly for looks. The reason I ask is on ok4wd.com the price is a little bit cheaper for me to get it and have everything installed and aligned. I believe they said it was around $1000 and change for everything. That doesn't included the jba uca's. I will get those as soon as I can afford them.
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Unread 01-31-2013, 01:26 PM   #34
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BDS
does not come with front shocks
rear shocks are cheaper ones, not even gas charged
1000 ?
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Unread 01-31-2013, 01:43 PM   #35
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Yeah it was close to a little I over $1k. If that's the case ill just get the OME one and my buddy said he could help me install it. I at least know that will come with everything needed. Does jba do the strut assembly for customers who can't?
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Unread 01-31-2013, 02:21 PM   #36
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That way I can bolt everything right in. Take less time.
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Unread 01-31-2013, 03:24 PM   #37
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Just take it shop they will put it togeter for yea if u cant.My jba OME kit came strait from arb not from jba so he didnt even touch the shipment.
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Unread 01-31-2013, 11:31 PM   #38
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I think I might just have to do that. What does everyone think about the frankenlift?
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Unread 02-01-2013, 01:24 AM   #39
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I'm running the Frankenlift 2 Premium kit on mine and I love it! The front strut assembly was a fun experience to install...plus the included sticker is freakin' awesome, just saying.
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Unread 02-01-2013, 06:03 AM   #40
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I think I might just have to do that. What does everyone think about the frankenlift?
For what you pay for the Frankenlift you can get springs / shocks/JBA UCAs etc
but they are good , just depends on how you want to spend your $$$$
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Unread 02-01-2013, 07:44 AM   #41
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....Does jba do the strut assembly for customers who can't?
Yes, JBA will assemble your springs & shocks for you. This is what it says in the product description - I couldn't find a way to link to it on their site.

Product ID: Labor to assemble struts
Product Name: Labor to assemble struts
Description: Labor to assemble 1 pair of struts purchased on JBA web site
Price: $49.95


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Unread 02-01-2013, 08:00 AM   #42
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Double check
you'll have to buy new upper and lower isolator's and also a top plate for them to do it, since now of that comes with the springs.
Unless Marlin is providing those items and installing everything for free
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Unread 02-01-2013, 08:16 AM   #43
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Yeah I called marlin yesterday. Hopefully I hear back from him. I'm pretty sure my suspension should get redone beings it's the original one with over 85k miles on it.
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Unread 02-01-2013, 09:08 AM   #44
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Unread 02-02-2013, 11:27 PM   #45
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Just go with Marlin for the parts and get your friend to help. I did basically that. I think everything in parts was around 1200 for my HD CRD OME kit with long travel rear shocks and the arms,bump stops and all. then I paid a mechanic friend $200 to do it on the side at his house. I did help with some of it but he did most of it while I was at work. he even gave me a car that he was selling to drive around in complete with 4 sale signs while the jeep was torn apart. My jeep was done Sunday night and Tuesday I took it for an alignment that cost me $55.

a local jeep/4x4 shop quoted me $700-800 to install the parts and $150-200 for an alignment, the second shop Hoake's 4x4 in Wrightville, PA never even called me back and after going in to see them the sales/service writer lady just took my number again and no call back. I got the impression that people were scared to lift up a Liberty or didn't want to be bothered with the job. Jeff who did mine is proud of it and is now asking how his Jeep is every time I see him LOL.
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