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So gonna try and tackle the lift kit this weekend..

Discussion in 'General Jeep Discussion' started by Billy1234, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. Jul 8, 2019 at 2:35 PM
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    Billy1234

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    So I've never done a lift my self or anything underneath the jeep ever to be honest but I'm not afraid of doing it alone. What do I need to unhook to (drop the axles) can I just unhook the drive shafts and call it a day or what..?
     
  2. Jul 8, 2019 at 3:04 PM
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    Need pair of jack stands to support the frame and a floor jack to control the axle droop after loosening suspension parts.
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2019 at 4:37 PM
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    Disconnect shocks and track bar. Track bar first. And as @aggrex said. Support axle, and disconnect shocks. One side at a time. I'll be near a salvage yard if you break stuff. :(. Have funsies @Billy1234
     
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  5. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:57 AM
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    Stay very close to the yard I have a feeling I'm ganna break some stuff
     
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  6. Jul 10, 2019 at 3:17 PM
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    You'll be fine dude. You got my number If you have any issues. I'll be up that way again this weekend.
    What lift are you installing?
     
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  7. Jul 10, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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  8. Jul 10, 2019 at 3:38 PM
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    Looks like a lot of fun! Impact wrench/breaker bar can speed loosening things up. Rusty or breaking some bolts could slow the progress. Perhaps spraying/soaking the rusty bolts and threads a few days in advance. Be safe and take proper precautions: level ground, jack stands etc.
     
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  9. Jul 10, 2019 at 3:58 PM
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    Already started soaking them spray when I get home and when I wake up to go to work
     
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  10. Jul 10, 2019 at 6:48 PM
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    Ahh dude. Nice kit. You should be fine. Rear leafs are an easy replace. The front springs..a lil tougher only cuz you gotta be real careful they don't decide to eject on ya. But you'll be fine. Just one thing to watch out for....is brake lines. Your prolly gonna have to disconnect any bolted down lines on the frame.
    @aggrex beat me to it. I was gonna suggest PB Blastin shit.
     
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