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budget boost shackles on worn springs?

Old 09-25-2015, 05:27 PM
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A guy sold me a 2 inch budget boost for $100. Kit came with 2 inch spacers for the front and 2 inch shackles for the back. He also threw in some RE twin tube shocks so i jumped on it. Figured for $100 F it cant go wrong with 2 inches of clearance and better shocks. So i did the front today but the back was a little sketch. My springs are worn flat it's a 91 xj. But the kicker is this is only temporary until I gather what i need for the 4.5 with full leaf packs that I will putting in this jeep. So this budget boost is not permanent otherwise I would spend the $200 on oem leafs but doesn't make sense since I will be replacing with new 4.5 packs anyway. My question is can I do it with my old leafs and be safe it's a DD very mild wheeling if any.

Here's how it looks raked because I haven't done the back.



And here is a shot at my leafs


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I would just do the shackles to bring the rear up some.
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my lifted spring pack is old and sagged

i put in extended shackles and levelled it out

been a year and a bit, still fine until i get new springs

i vote go for it
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http://imgur.com/a/VM8kS

pic of shackles, my worn out leafs, and the money shot...nice and level
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