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lifted cherokee

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by 84Blazr, Dec 13, 2001.

  1. 84Blazr

    84Blazr Registered Member

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    anyone have a lifted cherokee?? if so, w/ add a leafs? i was wondering if anyone has had problems w/ the AAL's losing their spring rate and flattening out...if they did how long did it take?

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    I had an '88 with Rancho 3.5" lift...new coils for the fronnt and add-a-leave in the rear. It never sagged that I know of.

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  3. 84Blazr

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    yeah thats the same setuo that I have. Glad to here it didn't sag. thanks.

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    how hard were your kits to intall? we're doing this around x-mas to my friends cherokee, and was wondering what im in for.

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    Well all the bolts came off somewhat easily. the rear tends to be a lot easier than the front. just let the rear droop, but support and take off the U bolts, insert the add-a-leaf(unless replacing the whole back) and put it back together. watch the brake lines in the rear when you droop. For the front, I needed a spring compressor to get the coils out cause I couldn;t lift it high enough to droop enough. There are a lot of sites that offer a lot of info w/ full step by step directions. www.rocky-road.com I only lifted if 3", but if you go larger than 4.5" things can get a little more tricky. good luck.

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