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Old November 21st, 2005, 09:59 PM   #1
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I want to lift my tj 2" and put better shocks on it. What is the best kit to buy?
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Old November 21st, 2005, 11:26 PM   #2
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The best 2" setup would be the OME (Old Man Emu) replacement springs and shocks. But it's spendy.

A 2" budget boost (spacers) and any decent pair of shocks will do. If you put the budget boost in, then use a ramp or similar method to determine optimal shock size, then you can get a lot of flex for cheap.

At a charity event a few years ago, an otherwise stock TJ with a 2" budget boost and front swaybar disconnects ramped over 600 on a 30* ramp, which was better than many of the heavily modified rigs. It beat many of the other TJs there, and proper shock length helped it.
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Old November 21st, 2005, 11:53 PM   #3
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A 2" budget boost is the way to go it is cheap and effective... if your going to spend tons of dough might as well spend it lifting it higher than 2 inches because if your like most people... 2" will only last so long before you want to go higher.
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Old November 22nd, 2005, 12:20 AM   #4
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I always tell people... if they are only concerned with 2" of lift... go with a BB. If they are looking for better ride, and better flex... step up to a ~3" lift kit.
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