Body lift with 4 inch suspension lift & 35s

My main reason for the body lift was to get better transfer case ground clearance. The stock tc skid hangs low and the ribs hang up on everything. Having a 241 makes it a little harder to get tc skid raised up. Like others have said adding the body lift allows more up travel too.
 
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I looked pretty hard but couldn’t find the part of your build thread (327 pages!), but I did find this:
[URL]https://wranglertjforum.com/threads/shifter-banging-bezel.10169/#post-159330[/URL]

Did you end up gluing on a tab to extend the hole in the center console?

I just moved the console back 1”. There is one bolt on the front cup holder and two in the rear cup holder. I didn’t use the bolt just inside the shifter bezel. It allowed the console to be a little loose, but I never really noticed it unless I pushed on it. When I did the TT I moved everything back to stock location.
 
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I just moved the console back 1”. There is one bolt on the front cup holder and two in the rear cup holder. I didn’t use the bolt just inside the shifter bezel. It allowed the console to be a little loose, but I never really noticed it unless I pushed on it. When I did the TT I moved everything back to stock location.

What did you screw them into? Newly drilled and tapped holes?
 
Related: The body mount bushings are not in great shape and will likely need to be replaced with a body lift (and hopefully that will improve ride quality). What’s the difference (other than price) between these two parts?

[URL][URL]https://www.moparpart.com/oem-parts/mopar-body-hold-down-insulator-55176180[/URL][/URL]

[URL][URL]https://www.moparpart.com/oem-parts/mopar-body-hold-down-insulator-55176177ab[/URL][/URL]

The 55176177 goes between the mount and the body. The 55176180 is below the mount on the frame. You need both if you're replacing all the rubber. I believe those are only for the 6 side mounts (3 on each side). You'll also need 5 others.

You're probably better off getting something like this if you're replacing all the rubber: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/...MIqs_KrtGbgwMVw1NyCh0-QAfrEAQYASABEgLaefD_BwE
 
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The 55176177 goes between the mount and the body. The 55176180 is below the mount on the frame. You need both if you're replacing all the rubber. I believe those are only for the 6 side mounts (3 on each side). You'll also need 5 others.

You're probably better off getting something like this if you're replacing all the rubber: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/...MIqs_KrtGbgwMVw1NyCh0-QAfrEAQYASABEgLaefD_BwE

Thank you. That makes sense.

I was hoping the Mopar items were an option, and that when I last checked there was some kind of temporary price increase. But nope. They’re just expensive.
 
To me, a 4" suspension lift plus a 1" to 1.25" body lift is absolutely ideal for 35" tires and is what I run. I have never regretted that combination.

So far as the motor mounts go, it depends on what condition your OEM Mopar mount's rubber bushings are whether or not Savvy's motor mount spacer kit is a good way to go. If the rubber bushings are still in excellent condition I'd go with the Savvy spacer kit. If the mount bushings are questionable, which I'd expect at this point in their lives, I'd go for the Bombproof 1" motor mounts with rubber bushings from Mountain Offroad Enterprises. Of the 3 different motor mounts I've installed on TJs they were, by far, the best quality and caused no additional vibrations like I experienced with Currie's and Brown Dog's due to their use of polyurethane bushings.

Thanks. I’m really happy with the regearing—though I can tell the Jeep has lost *some* power to the large tires. Generally I think it’s back to normal-ish.

I’ve heard nothing but bad things about the poly mounts. I’ll check the current bushings if I can, but if they’re similar to the body-mount bushings, I’ll end up ordering the MORE mounts.
 
Related: The body mount bushings are not in great shape and will likely need to be replaced with a body lift (and hopefully that will improve ride quality). What’s the difference (other than price) between these two parts?

[URL]https://www.moparpart.com/oem-parts/mopar-body-hold-down-insulator-55176180[/URL]

[URL]https://www.moparpart.com/oem-parts/mopar-body-hold-down-insulator-55176177ab[/URL]

My mounts were shot too, due to living in S. FL for the TJ's life... I couldn't find a kit that had body lift and bushings that weren't poly, so I ordered the crown bushing kit, and the 1.25in body lift.
 
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I didn’t know about the steering shaft riser. Thank you.

With the crown body mount kit they make two different ones, one with bolts one without. The bolts will come with the body lift kit so get the ones without.
The steering bracket I cut mine and welded in a 1” piece of flat bar.
 
With the crown body mount kit they make two different ones, one with bolts one without. The bolts will come with the body lift kit so get the ones without.
The steering bracket I cut mine and welded in a 1” piece of flat bar.

That would have been handy... I never saw the kit without the bolts....
 
I didn’t know about the steering shaft riser. Thank you.

I have the MORE steering shaft riser block on mine. If there was a steering difference between with or without it was so slight that i question my own perception.
 
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I have the MORE steering shaft riser block on mine. If there was a steering difference between with or without it was so slight that i question my own perception.

Was it a pain to install?