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Jeep eh
04-07-2006, 09:26 PM
my plan is to do a 4 inch suspention and a body lift and some people have told me not to do a 3 inch body because u get to much movement within the mounts and to do a 2 inch max. i have also herd that 3 inch body lifts are fine but im just looking for somemore imput.......

shockless
04-07-2006, 09:39 PM
i have a 3 inch on my truck ( i know its not a jeep) but its fine, like i havent broke any mounts *knock on wood* and i beat on it, mayeb re-enforce the mounts if they look weak

Jeep eh
04-07-2006, 09:46 PM
ya my mounts did look week so i got a different tub and frame its a 94 and the mounts look mint so i dont think i should have a problem

shockless
04-07-2006, 09:51 PM
sweet man, you might wanna just brace it like put a plate across the top over the frame maybe,

Explorer guy418
04-08-2006, 01:23 PM
i have a 4'' suspension, and a 3'' body, mine mint, nothing breaking or anything. its fine.

UU
04-08-2006, 02:20 PM
I had the 3 inch bodylift kit for years, I finally took them out and welded in some 3 inch box steel. I noticed a little difference, stiffer. You might want to do that if you can

Mr Vic
04-09-2006, 02:41 PM
2" bodly lift in my YJ.. no problems here

jeeper
04-09-2006, 02:48 PM
Body lifts arent a problem initially but with the extra leverage that they give on the mount in time the mounts weaken ,,Ideally do what walt did with building up the bodey and stay with the same size mount !

Nutbar
04-09-2006, 09:23 PM
On Warlords we welded in 3 in box tube on the frame where the body mts would go and put the stock body mts on top of the 3 in box tube now there is no leverage workin to break the floor which is what will eventually happen with the tradditional body lift.

epic3
04-09-2006, 11:05 PM
i have a 4'' suspension, and a 3'' body, mine mint, nothing breaking or anything. its fine.
But do you wheel or just drive half way up curbs?

jeeper
04-09-2006, 11:07 PM
arent you the subtle one phil !

shockless
04-09-2006, 11:49 PM
me and daryl crawl malls allover, watchout who you talk shit about were not afraid to kick it into 4 low

mUD uCKeR
04-10-2006, 01:13 PM
87 yj.... my bl is about 2 1/2" inches.... It's beat the mounts pretty bad... the flex has caused a couple broken or missing bolts... no big deal.... when my jeep as rolled on it's side... the bl did major canrage on the body/mounts.
I would say the 3" tube steel a good way to go.
Even though i have had problems, i would still do it again... otherwise i wouldn't have room for other goodies below the hood and floor.

Jeep eh
04-10-2006, 07:33 PM
But do you wheel or just drive half way up curbs?
my rear spring hangers are floating in my frame right now dont think that can happen from posing on curbs. but im currently in the middle of fixing all my problems and since i am doing a frame swap i thought i should do a body lift at the same time

Jeep eh
04-18-2006, 07:36 PM
On Warlords we welded in 3 in box tube on the frame where the body mts would go and put the stock body mts on top of the 3 in box tube now there is no leverage workin to break the floor which is what will eventually happen with the tradditional body lift.
did u put the 3 inch box steel on its side or cut it 3 inches long and put it upright??

HEAVY METAL
04-18-2006, 07:43 PM
[!] bodylifts... hate em....



might be different for the lil trucks....

Nutbar
04-18-2006, 08:17 PM
did u put the 3 inch box steel on its side or cut it 3 inches long and put it upright??

I laid it on it's side and cut it the length of the body mount brackets on the frame and cut holes in it top and bottom the size of the body bushing mount so you can center the tube on the frame mount and run a socket up from the bottom to tighten the body bolts again.