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post #1 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 02:37 PM Thread Starter
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Body lift removal question

Hey guys, I've got my TJ that has a 3" body lift on it and I just don't like the way it looks so I want to remove it and bring it back to stock size. Now my question is if what I have on there is the stock body kit with just 3" spacers on top. If so, can I just remove the spacer and call it a day or do I need anything more than just new nuts and bolts? This is a pic of what the current body lift looks like. Thanks!

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post #2 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 02:41 PM
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1. Remove body lift spacers
2. Replace bolts with factory length bolts (shown below in post #3)
3. Remove radiator fan shroud drop
4. Remove gas tank filler hose extension (or make sure hose does not kink when you lower body down)
5. Remove steering column shaft support
6. Remove bracket from t-case shifter linkage
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post #3 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 02:42 PM
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Factory bolt sizes:


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post #4 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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So the pucks that are under that spacer is the O.E.M body mounts? I don't need to go out and buy a new set or anything else but the bolts?
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post #5 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 04:45 PM
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That is correct, you can even trim them down to 1.25`` or 1`` for a smaller bl if you so choose

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That is correct, you can even trim them down to 1.25`` or 1`` for a smaller bl if you so choose

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Awesome! Thanks!
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post #7 of 14 Old 02-12-2013, 04:57 PM
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I have the factory stock bolts you can have just pay shipping! If you want them

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I have the factory stock bolts you can have just pay shipping! If you want them
All 11? How much? 20109
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Yeah all 11. Ill check and see how much shipping is in the next day or two

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Yeah all 11. Ill check and see how much shipping is in the next day or two
Alright sounds good. PM me pics if you could
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If you decide to keep 1-1.25" (which you should if you ever plan on doing a TT), you can't use the stock bolts.

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If you decide to keep 1-1.25" (which you should if you ever plan on doing a TT), you can't use the stock bolts.
What's a TT? And I'd keep the the body lift once I take it off and just get the bolts I need if I do decide to just go smaller. For now I just want back to stock body size.
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What's a TT? And I'd keep the the body lift once I take it off and just get the bolts I need if I do decide to just go smaller. For now I just want back to stock body size.
Tummy tuck. Flatter transmission skid.

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Here's the bolts! I know it's more than 11 but this is what I got off a guy. I needed stock bolts so this is what he sent. I put on 1.25" BL

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