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post #1 of 8 Old 07-17-2010, 11:40 AM Thread Starter
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WJ - going from 4" to IRO 6.5" lift question. Looking for gripes and complements.

So recently I have just thinking about making good old Tessie, the jeep, a weekend car. Prob buy some p.o.s honda. I just love the WJ too much. So with her being a weekend car I thought 6.5 IRO lift. I really dont think I do any thing intense enough to truely need all 6.5 inches but I do like to push my 4inch to the max. If there are some guys with this lift that can give me there gripes or complements about the lift that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks JF.

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post #2 of 8 Old 11-01-2010, 01:25 PM
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Well, I know that when I push it to the max, I really wish I had 6.5" instead of 4.5"

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post #3 of 8 Old 11-01-2010, 09:28 PM
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Love it, tons of flex, rides great w/ LA's, and gets your belly up another 2 inches..

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post #4 of 8 Old 11-02-2010, 04:46 AM
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i'm going 4.5" to 6" here once i have the cash. better to have the clearance and not need it then to rip something off bc you needed 2" more of clearance

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If it's just gonna be a weekend rig then i say GO FER IT,if it breaks you still have your P.O.S honda to get to work.
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post #6 of 8 Old 12-17-2010, 06:35 PM
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post #7 of 8 Old 12-17-2010, 08:30 PM
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post #8 of 8 Old 12-17-2010, 08:53 PM
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do it, plenty of flex, plenty of room underneath. The critical path long arm kit is bad a$$. It's just a front long arm but it works perfect plenty of flex, if you call ask for Josh and tell him Jarrod from Moab sent you his way, he is a good guy very helpful.
mine has an older 6.5 kit plus BB (don't add BB's on top of this lift its just a pain in the butt)
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