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Old April 5th, 2004, 06:40
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Add to a existing lift

Has anyone added to a existing 3" lift? I was thinking of adding 2" coil spacers in the front and doing something with the shackles in the rear.
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Old April 5th, 2004, 06:45
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Re: Add to a existing lift

It's been done, just be aware there will be issues with the Trackbar and your Lower control arms. Remeber to extend brakelines and such and get ready for driveline modifications as well. You may need an SYE depending on your year of XJ.
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Old April 5th, 2004, 08:37
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Re: Add to a existing lift

I've got 3 inch coils and 2 inch spacers in the front. Everything is stock except the brakeline extensions.
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Old April 5th, 2004, 09:43
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Re: Add to a existing lift

I have a 99 so i'm looking at proably needing a sye. What would I need to do with the track bar
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Old April 5th, 2004, 10:02
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Re: Add to a existing lift

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I have a 99 so i'm looking at proably needing a sye. What would I need to do with the track bar

Just get an ADJ. Track Bar, I recomend either RE or ORGS/JKS. Rusty's works but depending on what you plan to do later, the others can be modified easier.

You should look at longer LCA's to fix your wheelbase, the front springs may bow. RE, JKS or Rusty's will work fine. You may even consider Longarms, Midarms or drop brackets, at 5" of lift the CA angles are starting to get steep, and this makes your XJ ride like crap.
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Old April 5th, 2004, 10:45
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Re: Add to a existing lift

I have just done the exact same thing:
3" rustys lift
2" budget boost

I am in the process of looking for control arms and drop brackets, Is there any company that makes a better drop bracket than the others?
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Old April 5th, 2004, 10:50
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Re: Add to a existing lift

RE has both Drop Brackets and braces. Trail Master has Brackets and the RE braces can work with them. They are the only two out there, that's why LA kits are very comparible.
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Old April 5th, 2004, 19:15
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Re: Add to a existing lift

I have a skyjacker transfer case drop and it was very easy to install.
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