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Old 05-16-2014, 10:32 AM
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just like the title says im finaly going to lift my jeep...its not that good of a lift kit but it is a free 2" lift so block or not im going to lift it finaly...my only question is what is the difference between blocks and suspension lifts.if anyone wants to see i will post piks of before and after
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Suspension lift kits replace most of the components that your jeep uses for height and stability where a block or spacer is added to your stock suspension to simply lift the vehicle to fit bigger tires but won't enhance offroad performance like flex or maneuverability.

Ie; blocks are usually just square metal pieces that go between the leaf spring and axel to lift the rear and coil spacers do the same for the front with the coil springs.

Basic Suspension lifts can include new front coil springs, lower control arms, shocks, brake lines, transfer case drop spacers and either add a leafs, shackles or new leaf springs for the rear with u bolts.

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Blocks can get unsafe. Youre just putting a 2" block under your leafs and probably a spacer in the front which aint too bad.



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Not a fan of blocks & pucks, I've always saved a couple bucks each week to add to the Jeep kitty & before you know it you're buying a full leaf pack/ new control Arm good& safe suspension lift. My .02, stay away from blocks & always buy full leaf packs.

I think Zone has some good lifts at good prices, I purchased A Tomken Machine lift this time & am very pleased. Shop around, you don't need much to lift our rigs & if you piece a lift together you could save some good coin.
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Hell ya can always do a safe budget boost
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Ya but this is free and only for now so later I am planning on getting a full replacement suspension kit 4.5" and some 33" tires what Di u think?
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how hard of off roading are you going to do before you get another lift on the jeep?
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Not rubicon but a lil mudding and some crawling
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This happened this weekend in national forest a forest ranger took the pik she was realy nice

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