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01-24-2006, 10:36 PM
1990 jeep yj with 31s but need a lift whats the best way to go?
01-24-2006, 10:38 PM
3 " body and spring over mang!![cheers] 
01-24-2006, 10:40 PM
what does a spring over involve
01-24-2006, 10:56 PM
new perches on top of the axle and uhmmm probly shocks, lines etc...
01-25-2006, 12:10 PM
spring over requires, longer shocks, longer brake lines, driveshaft modifications to both front and rear driveshaft, SYE for transfercase, traction bar to control axle wrap. custom drag link, drop pitman arm or high steer to make the steering geomitry back to near stock angles. all in all it will be expensive if you ad up the parts but the outcome of the lift will be awesome
if you keep it spring under, a new full susp lift kit can cost anywhere from 500 US to 1200 US. if you want to go cheap route - 2" body lift and 1" shackles, and then start saving for a full lift kit
01-25-2006, 12:47 PM
To do a spring over properly will cost you as much or more than a good suspension kit and without some kind of ladder bar axle wrap is a huge problem usually resulting in broken dshafts tcase outputs rear end pinoins and yokes.
A body lift will get you by for now.Save your money by a good kit,rubicon express is awesome and one of the most complete extreme kits you can get.Call Matt at JEAP Thrills 604 465 5559 they are rubicon direct.
01-25-2006, 06:09 PM
thanks il do that but i think im gunna have to do the body lift and lift shackles for now not a hole lot of money to spare
01-25-2006, 07:46 PM
I put the 4.5" Rubicon Express lift in my CJ. It's a great kit, really complete, you don't need to buy anything else but the kit itself. It's a spring under kit FYI
01-25-2006, 07:57 PM
3" body and 4" shackles + 35" tires. good enough till I get another daily driver.
01-29-2006, 08:27 PM
do ou still have d30s with the 35s?
01-29-2006, 09:25 PM
This is my Miss FrogDog, 4.5 rubicon and 2" body with 35" BFG Crawlers..
4.5.6 gears, arb lockers x2, driveshaft modifications, transfercase.
To do a springover which i will do after i mod the fenders shortly..
I will 100% agree with vbuholzer on the extra attention and expence needed..
and i will agree with Nutbar on calling Matt at Jeep Thrills..
Please note to all, that I have changed the buisness name to FrogDog FabWorx
not FrogDog Off-Road, so ppl don't get confused about what I do ...
01-29-2006, 10:46 PM
i like the new name 
02-01-2006, 11:08 PM
hey hulk, can u send me some pictures of the shackle lift im worried about the inner shackles ..
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