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Unread 12-12-2013, 08:08 PM   #31
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The suspension stays stock, so no gain in articulation, no extra up and down travel, or any other benefits that come with some of the different suspension lifts available.
Not true, when a tub (body) lift is installed it allows greater articulation if/when the front sway bar is changed/disconnected. Changing the body lift (BL) to more than 1.25" isn't recommended... HTH

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Unread 12-13-2013, 04:42 AM   #32
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Not true, when a tub (body) lift is installed it allows greater articulation if/when the front sway bar is changed/disconnected. Changing the body lift (BL) to more than 1.25" isn't recommended... HTH
Agreed, but it is true, my point was that a body lift alone, only makes more room. Not saying that it isn't useful, as you've pointed out, it can be quit advantageous, when coupled with other modifications. Just wanted people who weren't familiar (and might purchase this alone), to have a better quick understanding, and lead them to further research a body lift.
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Unread 12-13-2013, 02:21 PM   #33
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Would you guys recommend i do a small 1-1.25 inch BL before i do a SL?
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If you're planning on doing one anyway, why not start with it. It won't make the tires look as small, as if you started with a 3.25" SL and didn't change the tires. Then you'll have more time to plan the rest of your lift, and start collecting parts, as you save up money.
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The suspension stays stock, so no gain in articulation, no extra up and down travel, or any other benefits that come with some of the different suspension lifts available.
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Not true, when a tub (body) lift is installed it allows greater articulation if/when the front sway bar is changed/disconnected. Changing the body lift (BL) to more than 1.25" isn't recommended... HTH
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Agreed, but it is true, my point was that a body lift alone, only makes more room.
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Adding a body lift when disconnecting/or modifying the front sway bar does give the suspension more articulated travel as opposed to the OEM suspension/BM.


More tire clearance = more articulation/travel for the suspension... HTH
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Unread 12-13-2013, 09:15 PM   #36
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Would you guys recommend i do a small 1-1.25 inch BL before i do a SL?
Yes. Look at the link l left for you. The 3.75" kit has the 1.25" body lift including in it. You can install that and add the suspension lift later.
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Unread 12-14-2013, 06:02 AM   #37
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Adding a body lift when disconnecting/or modifying the front sway bar does give the suspension more articulated travel as opposed to the OEM suspension/BM.


More tire clearance = more articulation/travel for the suspension... HTH
I'm not one to argue much, so I can't understand why you've highlighted something twice, that I've already explained. I addressed a statement that a body lift gives more ground clearance, which it does not, it just makes more room. I agreed with you that it will give you other benefits with other modifications, but a body lift alone does not give more articulation without modifying something else. My point was so that when someone installs a body lift (only) they aren't wondering why they haven't gained any ground clearance. You've added some good point as to where you can gain from a body lift, but we aren't really having the same conversation. You're acting as if I said it can never be achieved, which would be wrong, I only commented on what a body lift does, out of the box, without any further modifications.
So yes while your statements are true, so are mine, you're just talking about something different than I am.
No disrespect intended, if I'm coming across that way, but the OP seemed a little green and I wanted to point out what might have otherwise been the obvious to everyone else.
I've owned and modified 4x4s for all of the 29 years that I'm driving, but currently do not have a jeep, as my blank profile will indicate. Hopefully within the next few weeks, one of the deals Im working on will come through, and with all of the help, from questions you guys have answered, I will have a profile to fill out.
Thank you for the help there and I'm sure more to come. Again, no disrespect, so please don't be offended.

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Unread 12-14-2013, 05:43 PM   #38
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Ok so lets say i did a 1.25 BL and then got longer sway bar links...those sway bar links will provide more articulation and the BL will make it so the tires will not rub on anything?
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