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Old June 11th, 2013, 10:58 PM   #1
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Default flat skid at frame rails/ mml

In order to run a completely flat skid do I need both a body lift and lopro mount? If not which one does everyone prefer to run?

Lastly if I was to get a brown dog 1" MML could it be reused when I did a 5.3 motor swap

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You need to move the trans and motor up.

I have a flat skid but it is spaced down 3/4", in order to get it across the actual frame rails I would have had to get or make motor mounts to lift the motor at least an inch and then remount the custom trans crossmember up an inch or so but not sure if it would hit the tub, might need a slight body lift to do it. I am running an AW4/4.0 in a 94 YJ
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I plan to add a 1" MML with separate cross member just wondering if I need both a body lift and lopro mount or not
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I plan to add a 1" MML with separate cross member just wondering if I need both a body lift and lopro mount or not
Dont think you will need a body lift.
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what trans do you have? a flat skid with a 42rle and a 241or is real tough.
with a 5speed and a 231, it can be done. you will want a low pro mount and a bl for clearance, unless your gonna massage the floors.

brown dog sells mounts in 1", 1.25", 1.5", and 2.0" inch heights.

body lifts can be altered to many different heights for clearance.

what skid are u gonna run?

the brown dog mounts aint gonna work with a 5.3 without serious mods.
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I have an nv3550 5 spd trans. Got cha so I will need both? Don't really want to pound the tub. Looking at getting a 1" brown dog mml and jks 1.25 bl.

I will be making my own skid by buying some 1/4" flat stock. Ok thanks
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