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ALPINEST4RS 01-21-2013 08:25 PM

Superlift Kit..
 
I'm kinda dissapointed with my daystar kit. So far I've done..

-Bilstein HD shocks
-Monroe Load Levelers (643)
-2in daystar kit.
-265 - Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs.

I've been reading around and I should of did some more research. It seems that superlift is the way to go.

I have a v6 wk with 150k, and I really want to go 4inches but I dont know if my truck can handle it. I am a technician at a dealer so I do monthly check ups on my car. Started it up this morning (10deg) and not a knock from the motor. Change oil every 2500k, ect.. All fluids flushed.

I am replacing..
-Lower control arms (OMIX) fully loaded.
-Sway Bar Bushings/links
-Upper control arms (ok)

When I replaced my oem shocks with my bilsteins some of the daystar parts weren't even fitting right (concentric pieces) and the stem cushions were causing the bump stop to fall down the strut. Really annoying, although my rattle is gone.

I'm thinking of the old man emu kit due to hearing people getting a rumored 3in out of it, at the same time i'm thinking of a superlift just to keep my drive angles right and gain an inch, but my motor power is concerning me for 35's.

Or I have another option and dropping a 6.5in long arm kit on my xj.. but i'd rather play with the wk. Money isn't and option but I went to the JBA site and saw a 6in lift.. I ain't spending that kind of money though.

So... is anybody running a 4in superlift with a 3.7L??

Lucas J 01-27-2013 04:38 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
I don't think 35's will fit on straight up SL. I could be wrong but I think all the guys who run the 35's have a stacked SL. Either way 35's on the 3.7 would be strain. You would be better off with 285/70/17 with the 3.7. Which IMO look great with the SL.

The OME kit is a great kit and with the HD coils you will net 3 inches but IMO the SL kit is worth the extra money because it retains the factory angles.

If I was you, it would be real hard not to put the money into the XJ.

christiang26 01-31-2013 11:21 AM

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35" will clear with a 5" lift and pinch weld mod, you can achieve this with superlift kit and a ome hd with a full coil cut off, mine have 34" but omelet is running 35


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Theogriff15 03-23-2013 10:38 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
I'm also really considering either the stacked OME setup with JBA 4" rear coils and fox emulsions, or going the superlift route. There are a couple reasons why I'm hesitant to pickup a superlift;

1) there are rumors that the EGR module is not being produced anymore? I don't know if this is true or not...

2) the price compared to the stacked OME setup is about $1000 more expensive

3) everyone comaplaines about not receiving all the parts with the superlift kit, along with take almost a year to actually get the kit after ordering it

4) I haven't seen ONE 3.7 running the superlift. I have seen many running 285's, and seeing as the firestone destination mt in the 285 size weight the same as my 32's right now, I don't see the tire weight being a problem, so in theory the 3.7 should handle it fine, but I'd want to hear it from someone who is actually running it right now before I pull the trigger

Lucas J 03-24-2013 10:37 AM

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Originally Posted by Theogriff15 (Post 786683)
I'm also really considering either the stacked OME setup with JBA 4" rear coils and fox emulsions, or going the superlift route. There are a couple reasons why I'm hesitant to pickup a superlift;

1) there are rumors that the EGR module is not being produced anymore? I don't know if this is true or not...

2) the price compared to the stacked OME setup is about $1000 more expensive

3) everyone comaplaines about not receiving all the parts with the superlift kit, along with take almost a year to actually get the kit after ordering it

4) I haven't seen ONE 3.7 running the superlift. I have seen many running 285's, and seeing as the firestone destination mt in the 285 size weight the same as my 32's right now, I don't see the tire weight being a problem, so in theory the 3.7 should handle it fine, but I'd want to hear it from someone who is actually running it right now before I pull the trigger

Do some research on stacking a BB on top of the OME Springs. It's just about the worst thing you can do to your front end. The short of it is that you will drastically change your drive angles and just blow through racks.

As for the SL. The EGR module now comes standard with the kit. SL was just waiting for more to come in from their supplier. I have also been told the module is useless.

My kit took about 6 months but I didn't order it from SL directly. After not getting responses from the distributor, i started to contact SL directly. They told me they had kits ready to ship and immediately sent me my kit and dealt with the distributor on their end. I would highly recommend contacting SL yourself and seeing what they have to say. There are far too many rumors flying around that just aren't true.

Theogriff15 03-24-2013 01:40 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Lucas J (Post 786899)
Do some research on stacking a BB on top of the OME Springs. It's just about the worst thing you can do to your front end. The short of it is that you will drastically change your drive angles and just blow through racks.

As for the SL. The EGR module now comes standard with the kit. SL was just waiting for more to come in from their supplier. I have also been told the module is useless.

My kit took about 6 months but I didn't order it from SL directly. After not getting responses from the distributor, i started to contact SL directly. They told me they had kits ready to ship and immediately sent me my kit and dealt with the distributor on their end. I would highly recommend contacting SL yourself and seeing what they have to say. There are far too many rumors flying around that just aren't true.

Oh well this is good news. And yes I know about the magic 22.5" number up front and I wasn't planning on stacking a BB, just using a 1/4" spacer. However now that I've heard this news about the SL, I think O'm starting to really go in that direction. Just as far as pricing goes, I've seen the kit for around 1400-1500, does that now include the EGR module?

stashgto 03-24-2013 02:29 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by christiang26 (Post 751609)
35" will clear with a 5" lift and pinch weld mod, you can achieve this with superlift kit and a ome hd with a full coil cut off, mine have 34" but omelet is running 35


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Christiang, Are you serious where have you been hiding that WK. That is gorgeous I'm probably going to stick with a two inch, but if I was going tall I'd put your picture on the garage wall. Nice truck:thumbsup:

Lucas J 03-24-2013 05:48 PM

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Originally Posted by Theogriff15 (Post 787040)

Oh well this is good news. And yes I know about the magic 22.5" number up front and I wasn't planning on stacking a BB, just using a 1/4" spacer. However now that I've heard this news about the SL, I think O'm starting to really go in that direction. Just as far as pricing goes, I've seen the kit for around 1400-1500, does that now include the EGR module?

Call SL and see how much they sell it for. I paid $1500 shipped without the module. From what i have heard it doesn't work all that well. I got mine through a vendor I used to trust 100% but after this experience I wouldn't recommend him. The folks I dealt with at SL were amazing, I wish I went through them all along.

Theogriff15 03-24-2013 09:22 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Lucas J (Post 787223)
Call SL and see how much they sell it for. I paid $1500 shipped without the module. From what i have heard it doesn't work all that well. I got mine through a vendor I used to trust 100% but after this experience I wouldn't recommend him. The folks I dealt with at SL were amazing, I wish I went through them all along.

Okay that is awesome news!! thanks man! :D:D

tfranzone 04-18-2013 03:13 PM

Re: Superlift Kit..
 
just wondering.. does anyone know of an estimated price of install for the superlift?

I know almost everyone has these professionally installed due to the cutting and welding up front.. if you pay $1500 for the lift.. its gotta be what?.. another 500 to a grand on top of that in labor?

Lucas J 04-18-2013 03:30 PM

I was quoted anywhere between $500 to $1500 for the install.

DurangoZJ 04-18-2013 03:49 PM

5 or 6 years ago I paid just under 1k. That included tire mounting and balancing.


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