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1 inch body and motor lift ?

I am thinking about a 1 inch body lift and was wondering if it is necessary and or desirable to do a 1 inch motor lift as well. I used the search, but did not find anything specific on this. Any thoughts and or suggestions.

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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

Body lift is OK, but the engine lift will open a whole can of worms.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

Please, explain? I'm running a 1" body and motor lift, and haven't really ran into any problems at all.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

Why would you need to lift motor? I'm using a Daystar poly 1" body lift that's built into the mounts. Works great.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

With that small of a body lift you don't need to worry about lifting the motor. Just do the body lift for now and save the money from the motor lift to buy something usefull.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

I've read somewhere that the motor lift helps change the angle of the transfer case. Ive also read that if you plan on Lifting your transfer case in the future to one of the aftermarket raised skid plates you "have" to use the motor lift in addition to the body lift. I have never heard or read anything bad about them yet. I also thought I read somewhere that it raises the fan back to the center of the radiator after doing the body lift.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

By lifting the engine you change the angles to the front and rear diff.
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Re: 1 inch body and motor lift ?

lifting the engine also ceters the fan back to it's orriginal postition on the radiator. I don't think it is really worth the effort. I run a 1" body lift and lowered my shroud for clearance.
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