Jeep Cherokee XJ Lift Kits

Best Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ

Suspension Lift Kit for the Jeep Cherokee XJ auto. The Suspension Lift Kit increases ground clearance for your Jeep Cherokee XJ by replacing front and rear suspension components and shock absorbers. This suspension kit for the Jeep Cherokee XJ increases the height between the frame and the ground. This provides much more ground clearance. Articulation is improved overall with a better suspension kit for the Jeep Cherokee XJ. Even if you don’t have to crawl on four wheels or rocks, the look of your Jeep Cherokee XJ will be much more attractive.

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Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 ,1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

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Features

  • COMPATIBLE WITH 1984 – 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ (2WD 4WD). *Does NOT fit Cherokee XJ vehicles with welded bump stops.
  • CONTENTS: (2x) High-Density Delrin Spring Spacers, (2x) High-Strength Steel Add-A-Leafs with Poly Isolator Pads, (4x) Pro Performance Shocks, Installation Hardware, Installation Instructions, and Supreme Suspensions Pro Pack.
  • TECHNICAL NOTES: 2-inch front and 1.5-2 inch rear suspension lift. *Please Note: The overall rear lift height achieved is influenced by your truck’s spring pack condition.
  • INSTALLATION: After an easy 2 – 4 hour installation process*, you’re ready to feature your new and improved ride! *An alignment is always recommended if you are altering the height of your vehicle. / **A Leaf Spring Decompression/Installation Tool is required to ensure a safe disassembly of your springs.
  • BENEFITS: Improves the look of your truck and increases ground clearance, allowing you to fit larger custom rims and tires. Upgrade your suspension with performance series shocks.

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Features

  • COMPATIBLE WITH 1984 – 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ (2WD 4WD). *Does NOT fit Cherokee XJ vehicles with welded bump stops.
  • CONTENTS: (2x) High-Density Delrin Spring Spacers, (2x) High-Strength Steel Add-A-Leafs with Poly Isolator Pads, Installation Hardware, Installation Instructions, and Supreme Suspensions Pro Pack.
  • TECHNICAL NOTES: 2-inch front and 1.5-2 inch rear suspension lift. *Please Note: The overall rear lift height achieved is influenced by your truck’s spring pack condition.
  • INSTALLATION: After an easy 2 – 4 hour installation process*, you’re ready to feature your new and improved ride! *An alignment is always recommended if you are altering the height of your vehicle. / **A Leaf Spring Decompression/Installation Tool is required to ensure a safe disassembly of your springs.
  • BENEFITS: Improves the look of your Jeep and increases ground clearance, so you can fit larger tires. Our Add-A-Leafs are constructed from heat-treated, tempered steel and can be added to your existing leaf spring packs to increase the load and towing capacity, minimize squat and allow for larger custom rims and tires.

Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ Buying Guide

Benefits of Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ

The difference in height between the rear and front of your Jeep Cherokee XJ can be as little as one inch and if your Jeep Cherokee XJ is not aligned, there is often a visual mismatch. Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ can correct this in no time. Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ are easy to install and they can align your Jeep Cherokee XJ on both ends in just a few hours.

The benefits of Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ can be quite significant

  • You can use larger wheels for your Jeep Cherokee XJ with enough clearance to prevent friction.
  • Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ can add extra support for the front equipment, preventing possible sagging.
  • You’ll prevent a common sagging problem in the lower Jeep Cherokee XJ.
  • An equalizer for the Jeep Cherokee XJ can reduce braking pressure, especially when you need to brake quickly.
  • Your Jeep Cherokee XJ will become more balanced, reducing excessive wear.

The Most Common Types of Suspension Lift Kits

All Suspension kits can have the same effect on your Jeep Cherokee XJ – raising the front of the Jeep Cherokee XJ and Suspension its height. None of the Suspension Lift kits are one-size-fits-all, each kit is designed for a different truck and SUV model. Each Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ will have a different method of installation. So before you choose any alignment kit, it’s important to know the common types so you know you’re making the right decision.

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How to Install Lift Kit on a Jeep Cherokee XJ?

Before commencing installation of the Body Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ, be sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions included with the outboard lift kit. Our instructions are an approximate guide and not a substitute for the manufacturer’s recommendations.

After installation, we recommend taking your Jeep Cherokee XJ to have it checked by a suspension specialist, who can ensure that all parts are in place and suitable for your Toyota Rav4.

Note that there are two types of lift kits – suspension lift kits and body lift kits for the Jeep Cherokee XJ. The installation of each is markedly different, so be sure to read the correct instructions below.

Minimum tools needed to install Body Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ

  • Pry bars are needed to remove any parts.
  • PB Blaster is a penetrating oil that is better suited to elastic mounts.
  • A standard socket and ¼”-1″ wrench set are needed to unscrew parts.
  • Vehicle jacks and stands rated for your Jeep Cherokee XJ are needed to reach all Jeep Cherokee XJ suspension parts.
  • A torque wrench is needed to fit the reinforcements to the correct torque.
  • A lug wrench is needed to save time when removing lugs from the strut.
  • Screwdriver for unscrewing parts and reassembling parts.
  • Hammer to break out old parts.

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Our recommendations do not replace the manufacturer’s installation manual for Body Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ and are advisory in nature.

Be sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions for installing the lift kit before removing the Jeep Cherokee XJ from the ground.

Installing Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2. Loosen the lug nuts.
  3. Position the front of the Toyota Rav4 at a height high enough for you to climb under the vehicle and install the new components.
  4. Always fit protective stands under each side of the Jeep Cherokee XJ for support.
  5. Raise the floor jack under the axle to support the weight of the Toyota Rav4 as the suspension components are removed.
  6. Remove the wheels of the Jeep Cherokee XJ.
  7. Remove the following components: Running shocks, U-bolts, and springs from your Jeep Cherokee XJ.
  8. Take the new U-bolts and fit them to your Jeep Cherokee XJ where the old ones used to be.
  9. Assemble the shocks using the kit’s instructions.
  10. Ensure that all nuts, bolts, and new components on your Jeep Cherokee XJ are securely fastened (use a torque wrench).
  11. Remove the safety struts and carefully lower your Jeep Cherokee XJ while holding it level.
  12. Re-clamp the battery’s negative terminal.
  13. Repeat the steps above for the rear suspension for the Jeep Cherokee XJ.

Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ FAQ:

You can see our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ.

Q. How big is the tire I can install with the Suspension Lift Kits for the Jeep Cherokee XJ?
A. It depends on the alignment kit you choose. Some offer plenty of tire space in your Jeep Cherokee XJ, but it will vary depending on the elevation of the leveling kit.

Q. Can I install Suspension Lift Kits for my Jeep Cherokee XJ myself?
A. Most Suspension Lift Kits can easily be installed by yourself in your garage. Suspension Lift Kits for the Jeep Cherokee XJ include all the necessary parts and you don’t need any special equipment for installation.

Q. What are the Suspension Lift Kits for Jeep Cherokee XJ used for?
A. Suspension Lift Kits are needed to make your Jeep Cherokee XJ look more level. Suspension Lift Kits can add lift, balance your Jeep Cherokee XJ and offer other great benefits.

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