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For a 2 inch body lift on a 1981 CJ5, how much would I have to alter (brake lines, clutch lines, radiator, steering?)

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you should only have to lenghten your steering shaft and lower your rad.

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How hard is it to lengthen the steering shaft?
Also how much would the parts to do so cost?

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for a 2"bodtlift you shouldnt have to do any stearingshaft/rad changes... at least i didnt have to do anything on my 83 toy, except "alter" my inner fenderwell by about four smacks with the hammer

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Originally posted by Jeepasaurus:
How hard is it to lengthen the steering shaft?
Also how much would the parts to do so cost?

Most steering shafts are collapsible style uding a kind of double D shafting
there is liquid nylon injected into a groove om the solid part of the shaft
if you clean off the paint and crud from your steeringf driveshaft you will see the little white 'pins' from when the nylon was injected in there...... use a 1/8 drill bit you can drill out the nylon pins and extend the steering driveshaft the inch or so you will need to make up the difference
Toyota's use a different kind of slip system for their steering driveshafts (okay, SOME toyotas are the same.........)

As far as buying a bodt lift kit......... NSOR has them.



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