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Old 04-16-2018, 08:59 AM   #1
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Jay flight 154bh Lift Kit

I recently bought a 15 154bh. We race dirt bikes and I realized that I need more ground clearance. Is there a way of converting mine into a Baja?
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:14 AM   #2
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Some of the Baja trailers have additional features from the standard offerings depending on model. This could include larger tank capacity, enclosed underbelly etc. If all you are after is the additional ground clearance, you could do an axle flip and add larger tires as is included with the Baja.

Good luck with your project and welcome to the forum.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:29 AM   #3
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So make it a spring over instead of spring under? We use to do that on Jeep yj’s. That will be easy enough. All I’m really after is ground clearance but belly pans would be nice also. I broke my gray water drain pipe this weekend pulling in the track.
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Yep. That's pretty much the extent of it. Search axle flip on this forum and I think there is a couple of good threads on the subject.

My 22BHM is a Baja edition. I have approximately 24" of ground clearance to the bottom of the frame rail and a hitch height of 28.5". I take that trailer in to places that you couldn't even think about with my former, much lower trailers.
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Old 04-16-2018, 10:32 AM   #5
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Thanks, appreciate the help. Are you running 235/75/15 tires on yours? I saw on another thread that’s the size in Baja trailer tires.
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Old 04-16-2018, 10:40 AM   #6
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Thanks again.
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Old 04-19-2018, 01:52 PM   #8
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Here is a pic of the spring over set-up from a 195rb baja. Its a 3500lb axle so I'm guessing it's the same thing. Pretty much just need new u-bolts, striker plate and weld new perches on the other side of the axle. I'm not sure if standard SLX have shackles in the leafs but the baja does. That probably adds an inch or so of lift as well.

If your hitting rough roads allot maybe consider replacing the OEM bump stop with a progressive rate bump.
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Dexter makes an axle flip kit that doesn't require welding, I still did a couple of spot welds on mine. added 5 inches of clearance with it.
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Thanks. In the process of looking for wheels and tires right now. You guys use a trailer tire or light truck?
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