It really comes down to two things with TJ lifts- spring quality and the scope & quality of the parts. Some 4" kits are more expensive because they include all upper and lower control arms, adjustable trac bars/etc. All things you'd want to do it right. Take away some of those things and the price gets lower.
So if you are going to drop $700, do some searching for feedback. Also think of the ramifications of what you are doing- if you're going to throw on larger tires, read up on the biggest complaint following that- power loss.
If your Jeep is now currently stock (and not a Rubicon), that $700 would go great towards some locking differentials. Even with factory crap tires, you'll out-wheel lifted guys with open diffs with those lockers. Or a winch- stock Jeeps are lots of fun with just a winch to get you out of trouble.
I have a 4" short arm skyjacker kit on my 05 rubi LJ and its OKAY...it rides alright and articulates pretty good for a short arm kit...im in the process of upgradeing to the new rock krawler LA kit sitting in my garage ready for install can't wait
Go with the RC 4inch kit.I love mine especially for the money.It fits great and it rides good.Check my profile for pics on my 04 Unlimited.
It looks great, I've been taking a look at those instructions as well, and everything seams relatively straight forward, however I am getting a bit confused on the track bar relocation bracket with the rear install. Was it a difficult task to install this lift, or do the instructions make it looks harder than it is?
Someone gave me a free set of skyjacker arms like the one above and I rode with them for a short while. Now they're taking up space in my attic. I was wondering why they were giving them away and now I know.
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