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post #16 of 18 Old 09-25-2013, 08:17 PM
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You get no more suspension travel with a body lift.

A 2.5" lift is plenty of lift for 35's and stock flares if you add 2.5" of bumpstop. If you have flat fenders you can get away with about 1" of bumpstop.

A body lift decreases the amount of bump stop needed which increases the amount of compression, which also increases overall suspension travel.


Lifting the Jeep 2.5" and then extending the bump stops 2.5" eliminates all compression that was gained along with eliminating 2.5" of suspension travel. Using flat flares or installing a body allows you to decrease the amount the bump stops need extended.


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post #17 of 18 Old 09-26-2013, 06:21 PM
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A body lift decreases the amount of bump stop needed which increases the amount of compression, which also increases overall suspension travel.


Lifting the Jeep 2.5" and then extending the bump stops 2.5" eliminates all compression that was gained along with eliminating 2.5" of suspension travel. Using flat flares or installing a body allows you to decrease the amount the bump stops need extended.
Ah I interpreted that wrong. I thought you were saying just adding a body lift increases suspension travel. I got ya now.
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post #18 of 18 Old 09-26-2013, 06:30 PM
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I'm running at TF 2.5" on my '07. There's plenty of room if I ever want to go up to 35's (running 33's now), especially if I trim or replace the fenders with flat fenders.

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