taking off body lift - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > taking off body lift

TeraFlex Now at Rockridge 4WD! BEST DEALS around!Alloy usa heavy duty ball joint kitsENGO QUADLUX 6" to 54" LED AMBER AND WHITE MULTI

Reply
Unread 04-21-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
neal90
Registered User
1982 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: fayetteville, nc
Posts: 171
taking off body lift

Ill be taking 3 or 4 in body lift that i will be taking off. What are some thing i need to look out for. Its a 77 with a 304 and it auto thank

neal90 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-21-2013, 10:45 PM   #2
jodowii2
Registered User
1980 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: monroe city, mo
Posts: 168
rusty bolts have fun
jodowii2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 05:23 AM   #3
neal90
Registered User
1982 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: fayetteville, nc
Posts: 171
The body lift looks like it was done only a year or 2 ago so the bolts shouldn't be that bad. Just wondering about any linkages or any thing like that i should keep a look out for thanks
neal90 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 05:37 AM   #4
Matt1981CJ7
Web Wheeler
 
Matt1981CJ7's Avatar
1981 CJ7 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Elbert, CO
Posts: 10,488
Loosen the bolts all the way around the Jeep, Then jack up one entire side, replace all of the mounts on that side, then move to the other side.

The whole task should only take you about 30-45 minutes.

Matt
Matt1981CJ7 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 06:03 AM   #5
John316
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Leavenworth, ks
Posts: 81
Neal,

What are you doing with your lift then? I will shoot you a PM....

Cheers,

John
John316 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 06:25 AM   #6
jeepwhore
Hair puller xtraordinaire
 
jeepwhore's Avatar
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Kamloops, BC
Posts: 3,127
Glad to hear of another person removing a huge body lift......hopefully it ends up in the garbage and isn't passed on to another forum member.....*hint hint*.

If the PO installed it correctly there should also be some brackets on the rad to remove. With an auto there isn't a whole lot more to consider I don't think. Just watch your brake lines off the master cylinder when you raise the tub to remove the blocks and also when you lower it to the new height.
__________________
'84 CJ-7: Yota axles (spartan locked front, e-locked rear) 4" BDS, 1" Daystar & 3/8" shackle lifts, 35" X-Terrains on steelies, YJ Tub & family roll bar, heater blower upgrade, 4.2L w/MC2100 & Team Rush, Warn 8274. Rebuilt 4.2/4.0 hybrid, AX15 and twin sticks/clocking ring waiting to go in.

The advertised position for a topless, dirty jeep girl has been filled......by my wife. Thanks to all that applied.
<------------and yes, that is her.
:-D
jeepwhore is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 07:28 AM   #7
John316
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Leavenworth, ks
Posts: 81
I did a little more research on the body lift, and passed on the lift. Newbie mistake, and jumped the gun a bit. So JW, don't worry.
John316 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 11:19 AM   #8
jaketr1
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Pittsburg, Kansas
Posts: 81
iv got to do this to mine soon, PO put some homemade crap on it and its about 3 inch, so might get the daystar 1inch with body mounts build in
jaketr1 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 01:00 PM   #9
ASteve
Web Wheeler
 
ASteve's Avatar
1972 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Nor-Cal, California
Posts: 1,560
You may have to check ALL your body to frame linkages as the body lift removal will lessen your frame to body distance. (clutch linkage, radiator hoses, shifters etc...)

SC
__________________
http://www.astevecali.com
ASteve is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-22-2013, 01:21 PM   #10
Jeeprage
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Braintree, MA
Posts: 671
For all you looking to ditch the body lift, I have a brand new set of Poly stock size mounts I'd let go for cheap if wanted. I bought a full bushing set and ended up only using a few because I went with a fiberglass tub.
__________________
1986 CJ7
2015 JKU - 6m
Jeeprage is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.