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post #1 of 7 Old 09-07-2009, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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CJ 7 Lift Kit

I am going to start a total rebuild on my 1977 cj 7 jeep. I want a good ride that I can clear 33"s. What should I buy? I am starting with a perfect 1984 frame,I will be using the jeep up north in michigan on logging and forest service roads, and 2 tracks.

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post #2 of 7 Old 09-07-2009, 05:41 PM
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Rough Country lift

I also have 33s and am very happy with my Rough Country 4 inch leaf spring lift. Good clearance with a good price.
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post #3 of 7 Old 09-08-2009, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Thank's for the ino, I have had my jeep for 3 years and am just know going to start the redo.
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-08-2009, 05:10 PM
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As far as I am concerned BDS has the best package, and guarantee.. The ride is as good as any out there as well.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-08-2009, 05:55 PM
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I'm a fan of the SOA with stock leafs and shackles. Especially when done with softer YJ springs all the way around.
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post #6 of 7 Old 09-12-2009, 08:26 AM Thread Starter
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I'll stop by Cascade 4WD and see what the think this week, thanks for your info guys.
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post #7 of 7 Old 09-14-2009, 03:50 PM
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My personal belief for that set up is going with the Rubicon Express Extreme Duty 2.5" lift and then do a 1 inch body lift. This gives you great articulation, keeps your steering geometry simple, gives you a complete kit with everything you need, keeps your center of gravity low and offers a great ride on the street and on the trails at speed. I do not think you can buy a better lift for a CJ personally.
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