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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:02 PM   #16
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I'm just going to say that good and inexpensive *can* be in the same category...just hear me out.

RC 2.5" coils (only good thing RC makes)- $199
Skyjacker Hydro's- $150
JKS 1.25" body lift- $90
JKS 1" MML- $70
RC quick disco's- $70

Right there you have the ability to run 33's and you're not screwing anything up. If it were me though, I would change the shocks out to some Bilstein 5100's but they run around $300. Anyway for $580 you can have something that does 90% of what you want, ride pretty good, and overall not **** anything else up. I REALLY wish people would do research like this. From there you can add trackbars, new control arms, tummy tuck...etc.
This is my research! picking your guys minds!

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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:11 PM   #17
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Is there a brand listed on the shocks? Does it have a lowering front track bar bracket? New track bar? Second hole drilled in the bracket to center the axle?

Does it have tubular lower control arms? Post some pics
Front left coil


Rear side of left coil with control arm


Right coil


Rear Coil left side


As you can see, rancho shocks, big coils, any other info you can shed would be nice
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Unread 08-29-2013, 06:53 AM   #18
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Doesn't look like you have a body lift.
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I'm pretty sure I know what I'm talking about. I think...
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Unread 08-29-2013, 07:09 AM   #19
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Doesn't look like you have a body lift.
Agreed, no body lift. Stock control arms. Quick disconnect sway bar links. Can't see the track bar from your pics. If I was a guessing man I'd say 2.5-3.5" lift. Like we said, make some measurements.
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Unread 08-29-2013, 07:13 AM   #20
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And looks like your front right tie rod ball joint boot is torn. Bump stops don't seem to be extended much... Hard to say a lot about your setup by just looking at cellphone pics
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Unread 08-29-2013, 07:15 AM   #21
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Bump stops don't seem to be extended much...
they appear to be extended a whole bunch to me. look closely, appears to be 3" body pucks, or larger, in front and rear on the bumpstop towers.
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Unread 08-29-2013, 07:27 AM   #22
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they appear to be extended a whole bunch to me. look closely, appears to be 3" body pucks, or larger, in front and rear on the bumpstop towers.
I guess you're right. Exactly the opposite. Forgot where they're supposed to be
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Unread 08-29-2013, 08:35 AM   #23
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they appear to be extended a whole bunch to me. look closely, appears to be 3" body pucks, or larger, in front and rear on the bumpstop towers.
So that suggesting i have about a 3 inch lift?
Im a college student so ill have to get my hands on a tape measure and let you guy know the measurements
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Unread 08-29-2013, 08:37 AM   #24
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So that suggesting i have about a 3 inch lift?
not at all.
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Unread 08-29-2013, 08:38 AM   #25
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Doesn't look like you have a body lift.
Yeah i dont think i do either, just the stock rubber spacers. I think im going to add a 1-2" body lift soon
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Unread 08-29-2013, 08:40 AM   #26
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not at all.
Than what's it suggest?
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Unread 08-29-2013, 08:47 AM   #27
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Than what's it suggest?
it merely suggests somebody extended the bumpstops a whole bunch at one point.

it's also worth noting you have an RE, or similar, diff bashing front track bar. the only thing keeping the track bar from bashing your diff are those huge bumpstop extensions...(or the shocks bottoming out, which is also bad).
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Unread 08-29-2013, 10:13 AM   #28
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Yeah i dont think i do either, just the stock rubber spacers. I think im going to add a 1-2" body lift soon
Anything over 1.25" can be problematic, is ugly and isn't advised.
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Unread 08-29-2013, 11:41 AM   #29
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I m going to say take some measurements, If you have stock fenders measure from them to the center of your hub. Stock front should be 17.5" and 19" in the rear. These measurements can be manipulated by spring sag and aftermarket bumpers and winch. Body lift is easy to see because you will have a gap between the frame and tub. Look for spacers on top of the coils and as for as lifts there are many threads you can read. Keep in mind you get what you pay for. I like my cheap lift but I will upgrade to adjustable shocks to fine tune my jeep.
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Unread 08-29-2013, 07:24 PM   #30
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it's also worth noting you have an RE, or similar, diff bashing front track bar. the only thing keeping the track bar from bashing your diff are those huge bumpstop extensions...(or the shocks bottoming out, which is also bad).
RE? Diff bashing front track bar? Not sure I follow can you elaborate?
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