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post #1 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 08:42 AM Thread Starter
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Can a XJ lift be used on a tj?

I found a brand new 3" lift for an XJ but i have a TJ would that parts not fit? thanks jeep-wrangler.jpg
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 08:49 AM
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Have you looked at the springs?
XJ rear has leaf springs. Your TJ has coils.

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post #3 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 11:46 AM
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The front suspension components will work, but not the rear.

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post #4 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 12:05 PM
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you could totally do it, you just have to change your rear suspension to a leaf spring set up, cut majority of the bracketry off of your rear-end and re-weld new spring perches and stuff. i strongly recomend that you just go ahead and stick with the tj bolt on lifts. rough country makes a 4 inch lift for right around 500 bucks you could squeeze 35s under it then but its not recommended...
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 12:14 PM
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Nothing would work properly.XJ has rear leaf springs and 3" front XJ coils would lift it way more than 3" on a TJ.Just buy a Zone 3" lift.

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