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post #1 of 2 Old 01-10-2010, 10:34 PM Thread Starter
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'72 CJ5 lift help (4in)

So far I like the 33's on I and the lift it has, but it's rigged by the PO and it's scarey at hwy speeds. It's like a 2 1/2 homeade shackle lift and it sways badly and the fronts are bent inward. I heard don't do a SOA. For not over like $600 shipped on a 4in kit, what kit would be best? I'm a newbe and my wife will be driving this so I don't want it the way it is. This homeade shackle doesn't have bushings in it either so that's some of the sway. I can get the original shackles from the guy also. Got quoted $450 for a RC 2.5 kit but that seemed high.

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post #2 of 2 Old 01-11-2010, 04:59 AM
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I put a 4wd hardware brand 2.5 in lift on my 79CJ5 and loved it. Coupled with a 1" body lift, I fit 33s with no problem.
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