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Lift Under Way #997876 05/22/10 07:32 PM
Anonymous
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Well we got the lift started.
Had to take it into a shop to get it done. I started to take off the sway bar and snapped the nut off, so I had to snap the other side off so I could take it off all the way. Couldn't leave it hanging.
So anyhow, the back end got done bur not the front yet. The bolts (Drop Links) holding the fork to the lower arm are seized there. All those Canadian winters. So we had to order new lower arms and bolts. It will get finished the beginning of next week.


Looks like a hot rod now...well, as much as a kia can anyhow...

Before
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Half Way Done
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Re: Lift Under Way #997877 05/23/10 03:37 AM
Joined: Mar 2002
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DennisThompson Offline
Body Damage is Cool
That is exactly what I am working on now, My boy took my lower controll arm to his work to press them out and finaly had to just burn them out with a torch. That is why I am looking for new bushings. Send more pics when it's all done.

Good luck, Dennis

Last edited by DennisThompson; 05/25/10 05:15 PM.

95 Sportage, gone but not forgotten.
98 Jeep TJ, 4" Zone springs with RC Long arms, Ford 8.8", 4.56 gears & Detroit locker rear, D30, 4.56 & Detroit Trutrack front.
Re: Lift Under Way #997878 05/29/10 02:41 AM
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GettinShacked Offline
Need a Spot
lookin good, im tryin to put mine in the air with a 3" lift but just trying to find out all i need. I read the sticky but it still left me with questions, did you get your rear coils off any TJ or a specific year, and did you get you shocks out of a 1998 Rav 4. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Re: Lift Under Way [Re: GettinShacked] #997879 06/09/10 05:56 AM
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5jackz Offline
Need a Spot
Not the place, but I tried to send you a pm. I am selling my 2000 with 2.5 eibach susp. lift and 3.75 inch body liftand 15x 8's with 31's. Check it out on Vancouver craigslist if you're interested.


2000 with Eibach Suspension lift,Warn man. hubs,K&N air filter,15x8 mags with 31's, 3.75" body lift.
Re: Lift Under Way #997880 09/28/10 08:14 AM
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The Lift Is Done.
Here it is....Before, During and After.

Before
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Half Way
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After
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New Boots
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Wide
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Here is a few of the wheels. 235 75 15. Picked them up off of a 87 F-150 4x4 sitting in some guys back yard in April 2009. Took them off the truck and left it on blocks. Took a lot of work to get them to the way they are now.

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Re: Lift Under Way #997881 09/28/10 10:31 AM
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2002_Sporty Offline
Mudrunner
Sweet ride man,
Love the new rims and tires, you did a great job. Bravo!!!


2002 4dr Kia Sportage 4X4
Tires:235/75/15, Wheels: Black 15x8 Steel ProComp 2.5" B.S., Hubs:Warn Manual, Lift:3" UPYOURKIA, Trailer Hitch, Cargo Rack, Clinometer.
Re: Lift Under Way [Re: 2002_Sporty] #997882 09/28/10 04:38 PM
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Everet Offline
Body Damage is Cool
I'm happy for you that you were able to complete the project!!!


Looks great!

Everet <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />


WWW.UPYOURKIA.COM White 96,4x4, man.hubs,K&N filter,3row rad, twin 16" fans, 3" body lift, 4" UPYOURKIA LIFT KIT,265/75 16 TreadWrights on DC2 wheels,140 amp alt. dual batts.
Re: Lift Under Way [Re: Everet] #997883 09/28/10 05:07 PM
Anonymous
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Thanks guys.
It sure took long enough to do.

Re: Lift Under Way #997884 09/28/10 06:48 PM
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Everet Offline
Body Damage is Cool
Was wondering how you ran your wiring to the lights on the rack?
How did you seal the roof penetration?

Everet <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/patriot.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />


WWW.UPYOURKIA.COM White 96,4x4, man.hubs,K&N filter,3row rad, twin 16" fans, 3" body lift, 4" UPYOURKIA LIFT KIT,265/75 16 TreadWrights on DC2 wheels,140 amp alt. dual batts.
Re: Lift Under Way [Re: Everet] #997885 09/28/10 08:45 PM
Anonymous
Unregistered
Well for now I have the main wire going to the back and into the hatch channel at the top and working down to the bottom then in the vehicle up to the front and so on. I will take some pics when I can.
I wired it this way for now cause I want to be able to take it off when I need to.
It's not pretty but it works.

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