Can a XJ lift be used on a tj? - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
zachtsouprakos
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: west islip
Posts: 30
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
My jeeps the red one on the left.

zachtsouprakos is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 07:49 AM
mdm
Farm Wheeler
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Elkmont
Posts: 10,050
Have you looked at the springs?
XJ rear has leaf springs. Your TJ has coils.

Keep in mind that free advice can frequently be worth less than you pay for it.
mdm is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 10:46 AM
jeeptinker78
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Tallahassee
Posts: 159
The front suspension components will work, but not the rear.

'97 TJ: DD and Weekend Warrior

'58 CJ-3B: Dauntless V6, NP-435, D-18, D-30 Front and D-44 Rear (5.38:1), Ramsey 8000# PTO Winch
jeeptinker78 is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 11:05 AM
billy_butler
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Sigonella
Posts: 113
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...
billy_butler is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 07-31-2012, 11:14 AM
TheBoogieman
My avatar has been stolen
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: CharlottesHELL
Posts: 32,527
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.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrblaine View Post
The little magic fairies I grind up and use for the BMB pads have to be toasted first and that turns them a very dark brown color which produces a near black dust when you brake so it shows up easier.
TheBoogieman is offline  
Reply

Tags
jeep , lift advice , tj , wrangler

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Newbie Lift ? - Body lift vs. suspension lift yj_ryn TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 25 10-09-2013 07:51 PM
time to lift my 91 yj what is a good cheap lift and what 1" body lift drenter17 YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 34 06-23-2012 02:45 PM
Confused. Why 4" suspension lift plus body lift instead of taller suspension lift? ezgoin TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 34 02-12-2011 06:04 PM
Can I do this? Adding more lift to RC Series II 4" lift. Body lift or coil spacers? gattaca37 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 20 09-12-2010 08:13 PM
Feel Kinda dumb asking this... Putting my TJ on a Lift (Work Shop Lift) Ludoc TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 7 03-31-2005 10:03 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome