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    Looking for recommendations on lift kits for a 2000 XJ. Have been looking around but would like some input from guys who have actually been through the process. Thanks.

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    Do you have an auto or manual?

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    go big
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    Sold-85 CJ7, 6 inch lift, siting on 36's, welded rear, lots of drain holes

    Sold-93 YJ, 4.0,

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    whatever you decide on, make sure you start spraying down the rear upper shock bolts w/ pb days before you start. Every xj i've helped lift has broken atleast one of those bolts off.

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    What are your plans and intentions with the XJ? I can say some people will not give any kudos to Rusty's but I have the Rusty's 6 1/2" Long Arm and although it is costly it is the flexiest rig I have even driven that still has almost unreal road manners. I guess my point is spend the money the first time and do it right and go Long Arm. With mine I run 35's (did some significant trimming).
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    another sorry again not the best:
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    X2 long arsm are awesome! That is my next upgrade next to 8.8 axles don't know much about xjs but they are very capable!
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    I can say that the 6 1/2" long arm kit on Fred's XJ performs very well. Here are a couple of shots that I took of it stretched out.





    It keeps the shoes on the ground just about all of the time. He ran it open this weekend and it stayed planted so well that he was not really that hindered without a locker.
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    My Suggestion: "Do as I say, Not as I Do", build it with what you think you want it to be, that way , in a year from now you are not re-building it, e.g., put a 3" or 4 " lift on it now so you don't have to go higher next year. Saves a lot of $$$ if you only build it once, trust me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beecee View Post
    My Suggestion: "Do as I say, Not as I Do", build it with what you think you want it to be, that way , in a year from now you are not re-building it, e.g., put a 3" or 4 " lift on it now so you don't have to go higher next year. Saves a lot of $$$ if you only build it once, trust me.

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