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Re: What lift for this setup/demand

Ok I think i should have been more detailed with my post Im just a little overwhelmed with all the options I seem to have. I have spent a good amount of time researching the lift options that are out there (ask my wife.) What I am ultimately looking for is a 3" lift for mountain trail driving and hunting/fishing decent for light rock crawling if it would even be considered rock crawling I guess and is good enough I will not want to upgrade in the future. I am new to off roading but like all my other hobbies will not lose interest any time soon.
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Re: What lift for this setup/demand

I had the OME lift before I switched to the Total Chaos ling travel suspension. I ran the Rubicon Trail twice with my OME suspension and it did great. The OME will most likely work well for you. Also check out some of the other options, just to compare.

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I want a close to factory ride, if I go with OME should I do mediums all the way around?
Then don't go with OME. OME is a much more firm ride than stock.

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Re: What lift for this setup/demand

I haven't experienced all the suspensions setups out there, but from what I've read, at the $1,000 price range aside from a stock suspension set up, the only thing you'll find that will be comparable to the stock feel is a spacer lift. A spacer lift is just your stock suspension with some "spacers" at the top to help lift the vehicle (kind of self explanatory). Since you're keeping the stock suspension it will feel about the same. But the downfall to a spacer lift is the fact that you're keeping your stock suspension. Not to say the stock suspension is bad, it's just nowhere near as good as pretty much all the aftermarket stuff.


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Re: What lift for this setup/demand

Unless You just want a lift.. You should really consider going with Better springs to both help with the Limited offroading and added weight on the vehicle.
I would have to agree with Athena on looking around DO alot of reading and see what others are running on theirs for the terrain they are running... I went big, I do alot of Mud.... (its a Florida thing)
Biggest mistake alot of people make, is they rush into mods based on what some one said they needed with out doing the research. I suggest reading through members Builds to start.

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