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Old 01-22-2013, 07:43 PM
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I have seen several people talk about budget lifts/packs. Can someone explain to me what a budget lift/pack is? I am new to all of this and would appreciate any advice thrown my way. I am looking to do a 4"-4.5" lift. It is my daily driver and will be doing moderate wheeling. Thanks!!
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X2. AAL vrs new leaf spring explanation would be helpful.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:48 PM
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new leafs are whole new packs, aal just adds a leaf, most everyone on here will say get new leafs, personally i cant tell the difference, i have the Rough Country 3 inch aal kit and it looks badass.
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So money wise how much am I looking at? And what parts if I did AAL should I get new shocks, coils, discos, I want it to ride good but perform off road as well. Thanks for your input!
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So money wise how much am I looking at? And what parts if I did AAL should I get new shocks, coils, discos, I want it to ride good but perform off road as well. Thanks for your input!
well it depends, rough country is gonna be rough lol not bad just not a cadilac, but i have a 3" and it looks great most kits come with all you will need, but if you go over 4 inches you start needing more stuff, sye, tc drop kit, etc.

heres mine 3" RC AAL
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well it depends, rough country is gonna be rough lol not bad just not a cadilac, but i have a 3" and it looks great most kits come with all you will need, but if you go over 4 inches you start needing more stuff, sye, tc drop kit, etc.

heres mine 3" RC AAL
Nice looking rig....what is the sye? Do you off road in your rig
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I have seen several people talk about budget lifts/packs. Can someone explain to me what a budget lift/pack is? I am new to all of this and would appreciate any advice thrown my way. I am looking to do a 4"-4.5" lift. It is my daily driver and will be doing moderate wheeling. Thanks!!
I had a 4.5" AAL on my old cherokee. That was RC (rough country), that came with: new coils, shocks, AAL, brake line relocation bracket (front), new LCA( Lower Control Arms) Tcase drop, leaf shackles, AND.........i think thats it. That kit cost $750. But i got at a local shop, which the owner gets a discount on RC stuff.
Edit: Oh, and extended sway bar links.
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Nice looking rig....what is the sye? Do you off road in your rig
thanks, a SYE is a Slip Yoke Eliminator and i havent had a chance to get off the pavement yet
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