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Unread 07-22-2007, 06:42 PM   #1
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do you need body bushings

im putting a 2 inch body lift on my 85 do i need to put on the bushings or just the blocks and are the body bushings the same as the body mount kits please help!!!

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Unread 07-22-2007, 07:55 PM   #2
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You need to use the bushings or you will only end up with a 1" lift because the stock bushing is about 1" thick. Body mount kits and body bushings are the same.
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Unread 07-22-2007, 08:10 PM   #3
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Yes and no. some of the kits from Prothane and Daystar are body lift and body mounting bushing all in one.
I would either;
Read the information about the kit you want to buy( daystar and prothane have one piece kits that come with new mounting hardware).
or if you already have one then simply measure the lift block.
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33" TSL, 2.5"BDS lift, .5" shackle lift 1" body lift
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You guys on the CJ tech page are a little to tech for me. Must be the leaf springs.
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