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Unread 01-03-2010, 01:34 PM   #1
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1975 CJ5 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Clearview Wa
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Lift Kit 2.5"

I am contemplating a 2.5" lift on my 75 cj5 and want to hwar form all of you who have it to see what you think. I do not off road my jeep I know I should thats what its for but for now I am just enjoying it. I always wanted one and finally got one a year ago. Just spending time as I can getting it where I want it. So please let me know what you think and I would love to see some before and after pics if you have them. Thanks

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Unread 01-03-2010, 06:43 PM   #2
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1982 CJ7 
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Passing on what I was told here..... BDS lifts are very good,so OME buy pricy and you must convert to a YJ width spring up front. The cheap ones from my experiance arent worth the powder to blow em up. For pics check out the "jeep picture request" section.
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Unread 01-04-2010, 09:40 AM   #3
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1986 CJ7 
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You might want to poke around
The pickisn for pre-'75 CJ's are pretty slim and less than stellar from what I've seen. The best results look to come from converting to a '76-'86 CJ suspension or even better a YJ suspension, both of which involve some surgery.
'86 CJ-7 Laredo: 4.2,T-999,D300,D30/D44,'94 YJ tub, full cage, Shrockworks rockers, OYR corners, AC,cruise,restored seats,3 tops,2.5" Superlift,F-T shackle reversal, RS9000x's,35" Dunlop Mud Rovers.
'83 Scrambler: time & money pit under construction with parts from CJ's,YJ's,TJ's,FSJ's,GM,Ford,IH,Honda,Toyota and a whole lotta aftermarket & custom stuff.
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