Ok so I recently bought a 91 stock YJ off a buddy dirt cheap what lift can I put in it that
1) wont cost an arm and a leg?
2) don't require me changing a million other parts?
3) will still be a dependable daily driver if I give it to my kid?
What are you wanting to do with it? Just lift it to clear larger tires or make it actually fuctional offroad? What size lift are you wanting, just a budget boost or a body lift? I would go with a functional system if it were up to me. This way if you figure out that your kid or you likes offroading and wants to further the vehicle more you didn't waste money in the begining.
Like mentioned before, it all depends on what you intend to do with the Heep. There are a lot of lifts out there, or you could go one of several other routes. If the stock springs aren't saggy, you could just do a simple springover and get (I think) about 4". A little trimming and you could clear 35's easy. If it's gonna be an offroad only rig, just cut the sheetmetal. I gotta say though, I wouldn't put bigger tires on a YJ without doing something with the axles?
Where ya located? If you're local to me I'd be happy to come help ya out.
That should get ya started. I'd go with the RE stuff If I was doing a YJ. Notice they list a springover kit. All ya need with that is a buddy with a welder, and maybe some longer brake lines.
*EDIT* Forget the brake lines, the SO kit already has them. It doesn't include a drop pitman arm, and you may need a new rear drive shaft. That'll be with any 4 inch lift though. RE says their kit nets 5.5"
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