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post #16 of 19 Old 08-04-2011, 04:44 PM
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I would do a spring lift before I would do a spacer lift.

But the body lift idea wasn't a bad suggestion either, that would allow for a flat belly skid.


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I dont plan on getting bigger tires than 31/10.50, so I think a 2" lift will do fine. But I'm not sure which is a better kit.

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The RC has some excellent instructions, which I like. I have changed out shocks before on my 95 Grand Cherokee, so I feel I can handle this with good instructions.

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Yes I am quoting myself! I have been bit by the bug! Damn near gobbled up! So not that long ago I actually said I wasn't going bigger than 31's

So now I am selling my 98 TJ ($5,000 is what I'll list it on here for) only to upgrade to Rubi or at least a TJ with the 4.0. Ohh and I also plan to run 33's and one day 35's. Hell I might just jump into the 35's but there is a lot more involved so I have to plan it out

Anyway wow how things change!
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Wow. Lots of opinion based on people's own usage, with no questions.

What is your intended use for the Jeep? Is this a daily driver? A crawler? A second vehicle?

A lot depends on what you want to get out of it. And there's no judging ... it's a Jeep ... that's all that matters.

If this is a daily driver that won't see much rock use, go with the kit that replaces springs/shocks and then buy tires that are quiet and less aggressive treaded. You probably need the new springs/shocks anyway. If this is a Jeep that you'll be using for crawling, go with the toughest components and slowly keep adding to it. (Don't expect it to be cheap)

What's your intended usage?

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