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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:27 AM   #1
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Your lift opinion ?

Hi I'm new to the forum and jeeps

Sorry if this thread exists

Bought a 99 Sahara tj a couple weeks ago fixed the rust and changed all the oils. I think I'm ready for a lift and some tires

I'm looking for about a 3"-4" suspension lift. But I don't really want to get myself into a mess of changing the driveline and such.

What do you think would be a good complete lift for me.


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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:31 AM   #2
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There has to be at least a thousand of these threads, actually. Google
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:41 AM   #3
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There are a ton of decent lifts. You need to decide what you expect to get out of/ do with your Jeep. Then you need to search and read. Then you need to devise a total build plan.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:42 AM   #4
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Probably over a 2" spring lift you will need to address driveline vibes. So, like me you can do a 2" spring lift and a 1" body lift to clear 33" tires. That is the easiest way to go.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:50 AM   #5
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Is there a thread where people say exactly there build plan? And what they got out of it?
If you guys could link me some that would be great
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:52 AM   #6
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:54 AM   #7
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You should come down to Newmarket on a Tuesday night just after 8pm to the local coffee meet. It's at the Tim horton's on Mulock by the Magna center. This way you can take a look at some Jeeps in person and decide on what you want to do after talking to some like minded people.
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I like the arms, they are a good solution, but they really aren't worth the effort for the average person and you already see the BS that goes on over bushings VS JJ's, the crap that would go on over J arms would be epic.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 11:14 AM   #8
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the local coffee meet.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 11:18 AM   #9
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If you aren't wanting to do drive line stuff right now, the best way to go would to be to get some high clearance fenders. Metal cloak is a good place to start looking.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 11:19 AM   #10
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I know boogieman you scare everyone away, so you can't come. It's much easier to explain things in person or over a phone then listen to people moan about "google search" over and over again on a forum lol.
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Unread 05-31-2013, 11:36 AM   #11
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Motosoul. I know the spot I will be there either this Tuesday or the one after. Thanks everyone for your input
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Unread 05-31-2013, 11:48 AM   #12
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I know boogieman you scare everyone away, so you can't come.
I just wanted to know what a "coffee meet "was.Is it like a US "beer run" with no beer?
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Sort of the same, but it isn't uncommon for there to be the wives and kids around at these meets. I suppose if your comparing US beer to coffee the buzz you get off of one or two is going to be the same

Beer and wing nights are usually scheduled on a different day of the week every once and a while.

It's just an excuse for a meeting spot to shoot the breeze and talk about the weekends upgrades or broken parts out wheeling.
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Sort of the same, but it isn't uncommon for there to be the wives and kids around at these meets. I suppose if your comparing US beer to coffee the buzz you get off of one or two is going to be the same

Beer and wing nights are usually scheduled on a different day of the week every once and a while.

It's just an excuse for a meeting spot to shoot the breeze and talk about the weekends upgrades or broken parts out wheeling.
That makes me want to meet all of Canadian relatives.My dad is Canadian French and all my relatives are Gevrys and Ladeaux (sp?).
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Unread 05-31-2013, 01:23 PM   #15
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Don't know what size tires you're wanting, but for reference here's mine. 2" BDS lift, jks 1.25" body lift and 33s.



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