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Unread 03-25-2015, 11:51 PM   #1
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Upgrade lift 4" to 6"ish

Hey guy I need some help on my lift. I currently have a IRO 4" adjustable long arm kit and I really want some extra hight. I was wondering if I switch the coils out for some new one. Would I run into issues? OR should I get some BB to put on top of my current lift? I'm wanting to run some 33's 35's. Thanks for the help!

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Unread 03-26-2015, 07:27 AM   #2
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If you already have a long arm kit, you can bump up to either 6" coils or add a 2" BB to your 4" coils. Both result in the same overall lift height. Personally, I'd opt for new coils.

Keep in mind, bumping up 2 inches may require some lift adjustments. 35s will also increase the need for a regear.
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Unread 03-26-2015, 07:52 AM   #3
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May need to swap shocks also....
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Unread 03-26-2015, 09:35 AM   #4
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Unread 03-26-2015, 10:07 AM   #5
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Ok cool. if go with the 6" will I need a rear long arm kit? Also do 33's require regearing too? Also coils who makes the best coils that won't droop after while.

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Unread 03-26-2015, 08:06 PM   #6
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The ride at 6" with short arms in the rear is a bit choppy but lots of people do it and daily drive their WJs without much complaint.

What's the reason you're wanting to lift higher? Are you wanting still taller tires? Keep in mind that one thing that does get impacted is onroad handling due to the higher center of gravity.
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Unread 03-26-2015, 11:08 PM   #7
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The ride at 6" with short arms in the rear is a bit choppy but lots of people do it and daily drive their WJs without much complaint.

What's the reason you're wanting to lift higher? Are you wanting still taller tires? Keep in mind that one thing that does get impacted is onroad handling due to the higher center of gravity.
Thanks for posting kolak I don't know if you remember me I bought my lift from you about a year ago.
The main reason I'm wanting a high lift than 4" is after offroading for a good while seem I need some more ground clearance. I got a buddy that has a XJ who's running 35's on 5.5 lift. I'm thinking 33's tires would be a good spot for me but I'm not wanting to chop up my fender up. At 32's I'm rubbing a bit so I'm thinking if I go with 33s I'm gonna need to chop the hell of it.
Also about the rear arms if I do go with the taller lift which arms do you recommend I heard will IRO kit once it's installed you can't really change the height of it.
Thanks for any help

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Unread 03-27-2015, 01:02 AM   #8
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How about just some fender flares?

Sorry to try to talk you out of lifting it higher but it's going to be costly since you've already got the 4" lift and will need longer shocks, front & rear swaybar links and of course the new springs.
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How about just some fender flares?

Sorry to try to talk you out of lifting it higher but it's going to be costly since you've already got the 4" lift and will need longer shocks, front & rear swaybar links and of course the new springs.
This is a great idea. You'll keep your current on and off road mannerisms yet be able to run a larger tire.
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Unread 03-27-2015, 10:52 AM   #10
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Ok I might just do that because I love how it drives right now on and off road. After looking around for some fender flares cost around $500 For bushwackeris there another brand I should look for?
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There is a Polish company making some similar to the Icelands; give a little more clearance than the BW.
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There is a Polish company making some similar to the Icelands; give a little more clearance than the BW.
Do you have a link for them? Thanks
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Unread 03-27-2015, 02:26 PM   #14
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Looked in to the Flares and found a thread about them. They look kinda sketchy they don't bolt on its adhesive glue he gives you. I'm not sure if it's going to last.
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How about just some fender flares?

Sorry to try to talk you out of lifting it higher but it's going to be costly since you've already got the 4" lift and will need longer shocks, front & rear swaybar links and of course the new springs.
Do you sell any fender flares?
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