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1997 Jeep Cherokee XJ Lift/ Daily Driver

Good evening! Guys my xj needs new rear leafs bad. Here's what I'm thinking; I'd like about 2 inches of lift all around. Just brain storming. I want this to still be a practical daily driver.

Here's my first idea(I think this is good):
1. Crown 7" arch heavy duty leaf springs with adjustable shackles
2. Bilstein 5100 front http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01MU2...SAOS3JWY&psc=1
3. Bilstein 5100 rear
http://www.ebay.com/itm/294407463144
4. 2 inch lift coil spring not sure what brand

Other idea:
Buy the old man lift kit for 1200 bucks bc why not. It comes with everything. I would need to pull one leaf out which one though. Link:
http://ok4wd.com/old-man-emu-2-suspe...ep-cherokee-xj

Another idea:
The rough country 1.5 inch lift kit.
http://www.roughcountry.com/jeep-sus...-xj-4wd-736034
Buy coil springs to match.
Use the crown leaf springs.


Another thing, I'm thinking about getting black rock wheels 15x7 or i may just get 15x8 or 10 put some nice tires on there. The back spacing would be 3.75 inches. If I do that and put 31s on there should be good to go right? I think the stance would be wider too.

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