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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-15-2000, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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what\'s the best tj lift?

What's the best 2-3" tj lift, the spacer kits seem the cheapest, but for a little more money you can get
new springs instead. I probably don't want more than three inches, because I not going to run tires big
enough to necessitate a gear change. My Jeep will probably only ever see field use for putting up tree
stands and stuff. Other than that it will be a daily driver with some drift busting in the winter. I'm thinking
I might be able to get away with one of those spacer kits and 1-2" body lift. What lifts are you guys running
and what tire size? Thanks fella's!

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-15-2000, 10:59 PM
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Re: what\'s the best tj lift?

I have the Tera 3" lift with 33x12.50 BFG MT's. It flexes pretty dang good for a 3" lift.

The TJ is my daily driver and rides extremely well on road....no complaints there. No modifications have been made to the lift other than Rancho 9000 shocks and an adjustable front trackbar. I did have to drop the tcase 1" because I didnt have the money for a SYE at the time.

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Re: what\'s the best tj lift?

Another good lift for the TJ is the Full-traction lift. It comes with quick disconnects and shocks for only $850. It ramps 1100 out of the box and it doesnt have the heim joints that need to be rebuilt every couple of years. That is the way I am going to go with my TJ.

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Re: what\'s the best tj lift?

I think a 2" body lift with a 2" drivetrain lift with a flat skid-plate, along with a 2" Old Man Emu suspension lift would be a heck of a set-up on a TJ. Give you the underbody and wheel-well clearance of a 4" suspension lift...

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Re: what\'s the best tj lift?

Our Project TJ wears the Teraflex S3T kit, RS9000s on the corners, 33" BFG M/Ts on 15x8 American racing wheels with 3 and 3/4" of backspacing, dual steering stabilizers, a Warn XD9000i up front, stock 4.0 and automatic with 3.03s in the stock, non Dana44 rear axles. Go ahead and laugh at thos axles...but we haven't broken one yet, and the new locked front and rear Currie 9"s are on order. The Jeep flexes like hell, and seems unstoppable, as well as rides BETTER than it did stock. My best advice is the TeraFlex/RS9000 combo. See the attached piuc for a lil bit of flexin!


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