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Old 07-28-2010, 08:22 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

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Im sure I would be able to install it, as I have a friend who installed a 6" lift on two of his ZJ....but like Im looking to do the lift, and put some big tires on my stock rims...

I would prefer a 4" + lift...but I have no knowledge of whats better then what
An IFS lift is completely different and more complicated than a SFA lift. I'm not saying you aren't capable but don't expect to be done in one afternoon like you could with a solid axle lift.

For 4" you have 2.5 choices: Superlift, BDS, and Rustys, which is a Superlift with a couple extra pieces.

The BDS doesn't give you as much lift as the Superlift, especially in the front, but it has slightly better suspension travel in the rear (the wheel stays centered during compression as opposed to Superlift where the wheel comes forward slightly).

The Superlift gives you a full 4" of lift and has a better designed IFS portion.

I think one guy has the Rustys but I haven't heard a consensus on it yet.

For more info, check this thread out. The guy had a BDS then switched to Superlift, which he likes better: http://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/...erlift&page=11
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:24 AM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

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Im sure I would be able to install it, as I have a friend who installed a 6" lift on two of his ZJ....but like Im looking to do the lift, and put some big tires on my stock rims...

I would prefer a 4" + lift...but I have no knowledge of whats better then what
not to say you couldnt do it, but download the installation instruction to see what your getting into. theres some cutting and welding involved that i didnt have the tools to do it or wanted to take the chance of messing up my new ride. i took mine back to the shop 3 times to get the tires to not rub and they had a hard time doing it.

it aitnt no bolt on kit


btw i did instal a 3" lift on my old 1993 grand cherokee and after that i decided to pay and im definitely a guy that hates to pay installation hahaha
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

has any one change there front struts. i wanna get rid of the foating / bounce in the front.

has any on tried theses F4-BE5-D721-H0 Bilstein they seem to be the only option
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Old 08-02-2010, 01:35 PM
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has any on tried theses F4-BE5-D721-H0 Bilstein they seem to be the only option
Those are the ones I got to go along with my Superlift. Hopefully everything will be installed within the next few weeks.

Another option is the Koni Heavy Track shock. They sound great but are pricey and no one with a WK has tried them yet.
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Those are the ones I got to go along with my Superlift. Hopefully everything will be installed within the next few weeks.

Another option is the Koni Heavy Track shock. They sound great but are pricey and no one with a WK has tried them yet.
yea too much money.

you must be anxy as hell to get it done huh hahahaha
did you say you got the egr module?
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Old 08-02-2010, 02:09 PM
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yea too much money.

you must be anxy as hell to get it done huh hahahaha
did you say you got the egr module?
haha you know it. I've got the wheels and tires ready to go. It's going to look sweeeet

definitely. Although they sent me the wrong EGR module ('05-'07, I need the '08+ one ) so once that gets here I can get started. I haven't decided if I want to do it myself or take it to a shop. My main concern is my lifetime powertrain warranty. I feel like if I have a "pro" install it then they'll be less likely to try to blame some problem on my install.
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

just kiss that shit good bye hahaha. i have a bitter sweet relation with my dealership, they love looking at it but always say my big tires are wearing down the tranny. suggest i need to pay them 100 buck to change out the trans oils cuz its too dark
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

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has any one change there front struts. i wanna get rid of the foating / bounce in the front.

has any on tried theses F4-BE5-D721-H0 Bilstein they seem to be the only option

I'm thinking about these once my stocks ware out. I'd love to hear some feedback on them with the superlift.

are the bigger then the stocks? i think i read about 3/8 of an inch
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

hahaha yeahhh it probably doesn't matter who installs it they'll still try to deny warranty claims. Are you running 33"s?
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I'm thinking about these once my stocks ware out. I'd love to hear some feedback on them with the superlift.

are the bigger then the stocks? i think i read about 3/8 of an inch
both them anyway just now ill let you know for sure. are you running the stock ones still?

if so, you dont get that bouncing and floating feel in the front after speed bumps, offloading or on the hight way ?

as for the extra 3/8 im hoping it levels it out with back
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hahaha yeahhh it probably doesn't matter who installs it they'll still try to deny warranty claims. Are you running 33"s?
i called them before installing my lift and he said 2 inches is what they tolerate.


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I'm thinking about these once my stocks ware out. I'd love to hear some feedback on them with the superlift.

are the bigger then the stocks? i think i read about 3/8 of an inch
I have had great experience with the Bilsteins and the Superlift, not sure about the 3/8'' lift since i have Rusty's spacers for a level look.
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