International Full Size Jeep Association
Home Forums Reader's Rigs Tech Library Trail Stories FSJ-List
International Full Size Jeep Association  

Go Back   International Full Size Jeep Association > Tire Kickin' > General FSJ Tech

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-14-2020, 06:14 PM
xjgx xjgx is offline
230 Tornado
 
Join Date: Dec 18, 2017
Location: australia
Posts: 1
Body lift pics?

Hi all,
Does anyone have pics of a 2" body lift on wagoneer.
I'm mainly wanting to see if the separation between body and frame is noticeable and silly. (side, front on, and rear).
What are your opinions on how it looks?
Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-17-2020, 07:50 PM
Jeeper555 Jeeper555 is offline
232 I6
 
Join Date: Feb 22, 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 27
One local guy mentioned his Wagoneer got 2" lift, I'll take some pics when I meet him again.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-20-2020, 09:14 AM
Rusty76 Rusty76 is online now
232 I6
 
Join Date: Jul 15, 2018
Location: Cochrane
Posts: 223
I cant comment on the ride quality yet but I just installed a 3 inch leaf spring lift on 31's . Looks pretty good but personally a little too tall for me. I've been told that they will settle. Rough Country is very good value.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-20-2020, 12:44 PM
tgreese's Avatar
tgreese tgreese is offline
 
Join Date: May 29, 2003
Location: Medford MA USA
Posts: 11,151
Used to be a member on here with body lift that had the frame separate from the body in a wreck. The body rolled down the shoulder of the road a ways from the frame. Split in two parts very cleanly. Just FYI.
__________________
Tim Reese
Maine beekeeper's truck: '77 J10 LWB, 258/T15/D20/3.54 bone stock, low options (delete radio), PS, hubcaps.
Browless and proud: '82 J20 360/T18/NP208/3.73, Destination ATs, 7600 GVWR
Copper Polly: '75 CJ-6, 304/T15, PS, BFG KM2s, soft top
GTI without the badges: '95 VW Golf Sport 2000cc 2D
ECO Green: '15 FCA Jeep Cherokee KL Trailhawk
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-20-2020, 07:35 PM
ZackN920's Avatar
ZackN920 ZackN920 is offline
350 Buick
 
Join Date: Nov 18, 2015
Location: Stephenson County, IL
Posts: 926
^That was a tall body lift if I recall correctly^

That was one wicked accident. Just looked that up recently... I think the frame was in 2 different pieces and the whole drive train (engine, transmission, transfer case)ripped out and was sitting next to the body when everything settled.

A 2" body lift... I don't think it would look ridiculous but I wouldn't go more than that. Well, to be honest I wouldn't do a body lift. I like how tucked in the frame is and would rather use the suspension to lift it.

It'd probably look about like how my suburban looks. You can see the frame when walking up to the side of the vehicle, but the whole frame isn't sticking out...
__________________
1990 Grand Wagoneer-"The Crapwagon"
AMC 360, TF727, NP229, 3.31gears, 2" lift
Rancho 44044, Rusty's 2" AAL, TFI
...not too rusty anymore
Plenty of patina

The others
1926 Dodge Brothers Business Sedan 212 I4-CRANK START
1987 Lincoln Town Car Signature Series-5.0 AOD (WD)
1987 Dodge Dakota LE 3.9, A999, 3.90 gear (DD)
1994 GMC 'Burban 5.7, 4L60E, NP241, 3.42 gear (DD)
2001 Jeep Cherokee 4.0, AW4, NP231, 3.73 (limbo)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-28-2020, 10:52 PM
Shep 762 Shep 762 is offline
232 I6
 
Join Date: Feb 03, 2016
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 59
To be honest I'd be interested in a body lift not for looks, but to a) replace the clapped out original bushings and b) to have more room when working on... anything really. 1 or 2" would be perfect.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-29-2020, 08:06 PM
CTGW CTGW is offline
232 I6
 
Join Date: Jun 12, 2018
Location: CT
Posts: 45
I think this one has a body lift
https://elmira.craigslist.org/cto/d/...078770526.html
__________________
1987 Grand Wagoneer
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2in body lift on BJ's 6in lift with 1in shackles jlewis General FSJ Discussion 6 04-22-2009 08:41 PM
Question about suspension and body lift, pic jlewis General FSJ Discussion 6 04-03-2008 11:21 AM
body lift questions?? jkilmer83 Off-Road FSJ Tech 13 12-04-2007 04:58 PM
Custom Body Lift Questions - eliminating the typical Tigger4X General FSJ Tech 8 11-03-2005 03:07 PM
Fender trimming or body lift with 33s? Scott General FSJ Tech 6 03-01-2001 10:44 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
corner corner