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Old 01-23-2018, 08:46 PM
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I will be lifting my XJ this weekend 3 inches and putting on 31's too. I work at a Nissan Dealership in the shop so ill have access to the tools I need and to a lift. Is there anything that I should be weary of? Or any common problems that people have ran into while lifting I should look out for? I'm using the Rough Country 3 inch add-a-leaf kit.
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Old 01-23-2018, 08:48 PM
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Rear upper shock bolts. Prepare to curse.
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Front eye bolts of the rear leafs. be gentle. yet firm. a few cuss words usually help.
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We did the lift kit installations on the trucks from our fleet and came up with a small list of tips on how to perform the installation better, perhaps it's going to be helpful for you: Six Key Learnings From Our Lift Kit Install

Among the things that I would like to point out are:
1. Always follow the installation instruction
2. Make sure the kit is complete and nothing is missing
3. Don't underestimate the time you need
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pb blaster, aero kroil, wd-40, knocker loose, torches, cut off wheel, saw zall.......

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