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Raising transfer case?

Tried searching this but couldn't find what I was looking for. I plan on getting around to making the basic upgrades to the Jeep. 2inch lift, bigger tires, maybe wheel Spacers.. And a friend recommended raising the transfer case to keep the drive shaft at a closer angle to what it was. (something along those lines) I know with a 2inch lift it's not needed but they are relatively cheap and he said you could even make them yourself.. Just get the steel bars and drill the holes.. Has anyone had any experience with this or warnings against making your own.

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Totally not needed on our vehicles, especially on a 2 inch lift. Also to keep the rear drive shaft at a stock like angle the transfer case would need to be dropped, not raised. But the front differential doesn't move when lifting our jeeps two inches so this would effect the angle of the front drive shaft if the transfer case was moved. So long story short install the 2 inch lift and the wheel spacers and call it a day




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OK. Thank you for the help!!!!!!!
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