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Offline RonsCRD

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2 inch lift for my Cherokee
« on: November 08, 2017, 09:39:17 PM »
Hello all

Was wanting some help finding a decent 2" lift for my 08 cherokee. I called a local shop and they were talking 5500.00 bucks!!! No!
He said i needed new springs, shcoks blah blah blah.
I want a basic small non radical lift to run a slightly bigger tire and have slightly more clearance. I have to daily drive this thing and want to maintain a nice drive but a little more trail driving capability. Any advice on a good lift and a shop that can install for a reasonable amount. 5500.00 is way out of the question.

Thank in advance

Offline hps4evr

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Re: 2 inch lift for my Cherokee
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 11:53:40 PM »
Looks like Daystar and rough country have 2" lift spacer kits. Parts are affordable but the labor to install is more time consuming.
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Offline Pookapotamus

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Re: 2 inch lift for my Cherokee
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2017, 06:40:36 AM »
Broken axle, that’s the shop that hps4evr works for, they can install a good 2” lift for far cheaper than that quote, or the top of the line 8” Clayton 3 link front with 4 link coil conversion for probably still less than that quote!

I’m curious what shop quoted such a ridiculous price? And did they at least try to grab your tits while trying to frack you?


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Offline JackstandJohnny

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Re: 2 inch lift for my Cherokee
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2017, 03:35:08 PM »
2" OME (old man Emu) is a decent one you might as well factor in a lift with new struts as the ones on an 08 are probably on their way out anyways. and a set of JK takeoffs fit nicely too.  good looking stance on those WKs.

https://www.quadratec.com/products/76090_60X_PG.htm

i would opt for the heavy system.  Dave and Eric at Brokenaxle should be able to hook you up.
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