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Unread 02-21-2007, 07:37 AM   #1
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Budget Boost & Body Lift Bad Idea?

Has any one had any problems running a bb and a 1" body lift? Handling, cornering, highway dirving? I was wondering because i hit full flex with my 2.25 BB and i max my tire out on my fender clearance. Another inch would help when i disco the sway bars.

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Unread 02-21-2007, 07:40 AM   #2
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I don't see you having a problem. I am running a 4.5" lift with a 1.25" BL and don't have a problem with it. I know quite a few people who went with a BB and 1" BL to be able to run 33's using an inexpensive lift.
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Unread 02-21-2007, 08:00 AM   #3
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I dont have one but many on here do and report no problems
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Unread 02-21-2007, 08:14 AM   #4
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Thats is my next mod, I have an REBB now and want to add 1 inch BL & MML so I can clear 33s
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Unread 02-21-2007, 08:50 AM   #5
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will you just barely clear them or will it be a nice fit?
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Unread 02-21-2007, 09:55 AM   #6
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will you just barely clear them or will it be a nice fit?
33" tires should work fine with a 2" BB and 1" BL. You of course will need to have the proper bumpstops so the tires don't grind off the flares.
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Unread 02-22-2007, 07:18 AM   #7
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Im going to stick with my 32's. I just want a little more room for flex before i hit the fenders. Thanks for your reply's, if any one has pre advice on methods of installing the JKS 1.25 body lift please let me know.
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Unread 02-22-2007, 07:44 AM   #8
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Who makes the BB that you are using.


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Unread 02-22-2007, 07:57 AM   #9
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This is the Rubicon Express BB 1.75", 1" BL and 31 x 10.5

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Unread 02-22-2007, 09:47 AM   #10
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there is nothing wrong with a 1" BL, it will give you the proper clearance you need to flex with those 32s. go for it
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Unread 02-23-2007, 06:17 AM   #11
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My BB is the one advertised on the main banner on this web site. I cant remember the name of the web site. They offer different packages, i went with 2.25 coil spacers and RE Monotube shocks. They make a world of difference. The extra .25"helps, when a normal BB settles it's usually around 1.75" mine settled at 2".
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Unread 02-23-2007, 06:38 AM   #12
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I don't believe you will need the 1'' BL if you extend you bump stops to keep your tires out of the fenders. That is what I did and the tires don't even come close.
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Unread 02-23-2007, 06:52 AM   #13
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Ran 33x9.5 BFG AT's with an 2" REBB (1.75" actual), 1" BL and proper bumps stops for 3 years with 0 rubbing even at full flex. Ran 33x12.5 for the last year without changing anything else and the only rub I got was at full flex and then it was just a push out on the fender flares.

I never experienced any handling problems on or off road with this set up. With the Doetschtech shocks (when new) it rode better than stock.

So, yes, adding a 1" BL your 32's will have more than enough room and you should not be giving up and handling or feel.
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Unread 02-23-2007, 11:52 AM   #14
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Here's my Jeep with the RE 2" BB and a 1" BL/MML combo. It works very well and gives just enough clearance for the 32x11.50s.




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Unread 02-23-2007, 04:32 PM   #15
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I have a 2" inch Body Lift and a 2" Budget Boost and I have no issues or major changes with handling, cornering, or highway driving.

Of course it is not a sports car....
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