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Unread 01-29-2007, 08:02 PM   #1
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Tallest suspension lift for a CJ??

Any idea who makes the tallest suspension lift on the market for a CJ? And is anyone running it?

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Unread 01-29-2007, 08:24 PM   #2
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SOA? SUA? Custom Coil-type?

What is "tallest"? What are your plans for this setup? Do you want to run 54" monster truck tires or 35s? ETC ETC
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Unread 01-29-2007, 08:34 PM   #3
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Out of the box, SUA. Looking to run 35's with plenty of clearance with no BL.
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Unread 01-29-2007, 10:30 PM   #4
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Seems like its gona be tough to run SUA with a bolt on spring kit and no body lift. Skyjacker as a 6" YJ Monolinear kit thats a bit pricy and you would have to convert to yj springs, but claims you can fit 35"s

whats so wrong with a few inches of body lift and a common 4" spring kit?
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Unread 01-30-2007, 11:23 AM   #5
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rubicon express 4.5 inch kit. either do an inch of body lift or just trim you fenders to fit 35's. thats the best way to do it.
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Unread 01-30-2007, 11:30 AM   #6
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rubicon express 4.5 inch kit. either do an inch of body lift or just trim you fenders to fit 35's. thats the best way to do it.
/\ He's right /\

I've looked into it.

4.5" is the tallest spring kit out there.
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Unread 01-30-2007, 04:25 PM   #7
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I rub 33's with a RE 4.5XD and 1" body lft. It depends on just how twisted you get it, while playing. Alcan can make you up some springs, just a bit more pricey than most.
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Unread 01-30-2007, 05:38 PM   #8
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Something else to consider is going to spring shop and seeing what it would cost to have them make you a set. They love making stuff for Jeeps. You can have them bent to the angle and arch you want. I knew a guy who had 8" springs made for a CJ (He ran 44's). It wasn't too bad compared to the kits you can buy. You just need to get bushings and the rest of it.
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Unread 01-30-2007, 09:13 PM   #9
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I have 35x15.5x15 Super swamper TSL SX on my 86 CJ-7 and are using the Rough County 4" springs with heavy duty 2"shakel lift (6" total) and have NO rubbing and NO body lift and SUA!
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Unread 01-30-2007, 09:56 PM   #10
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This is the tallest lift hehe



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Unread 01-30-2007, 10:01 PM   #11
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I'm just curious as to where the rear drive shaft goes to on that thing, it can't possibly be drivable, lol!
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Unread 01-30-2007, 11:32 PM   #12
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now that is a CJ.... thats insane lol
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Unread 01-31-2007, 05:50 AM   #13
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Couple of the shaft makers have monster CVs that will run to approx 80 degrees. That CJ would be scary to drive. Doesn't have a full cage either..
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Unread 02-01-2007, 10:06 AM   #14
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Couple of the shaft makers have monster CVs that will run to approx 80 degrees. That CJ would be scary to drive. Doesn't have a full cage either..
There are NBA players that couldn't jump high enough to get into the seat of that thing.
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Unread 02-01-2007, 10:09 AM   #15
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Whoa, whoa...check out the rear shackles in the first picture.

I think they have a shackle-to-shackle thing going on (not a boomerang, just two really long shackles)...I'd hate to have that thing bind up the wrong way...
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- Black '78 J-10 - rollin' on 37s and SOA with front/rear Detroits, high-steer, etc.
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"Six in a row makes it go"
...and a driveway full of Subarus...
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