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I just installed the High Lifter 3.5" lift, wheels & tires and wheel spacers on my 2019 Wolverine X4 SE. It looks awesome and increased the height pretty dramatically - here's the install video if anyone is interested:

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If you have any questions (High Lifters Instructions were wrong at times) let me know, happy to help.
 

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Very nice install video. Thanks for taking the time. I will be doing this same kit next week and will re watch it as additional info for reference. I have a request though. Those scissor type jacks go up and down well but any kind of sideways force can cause them to buckle at the pivot point. Please use jackstands. They are like parachutes. The one time you need them it will suck badly if you don't have them.
 

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I’m glad the video can help. Your absolutely right about the scissor jack - I was lazy, I worked till about 6am that morning (graveyard) and already had to run out to get a lug wrench so I really didn’t want to go back for jack stands. But I agree with you, I can even update the video description to include it. Thanks for the feedback.
 

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I can tell you that there are two spacers in the kit regarding the front shock mounts - “O” and “81-1”. The instructions will tell you to use the “O” spacer for the front shock mount - DO NOT USE THAT ONE, use the “81-1” spacer. If you use the “O” you will have to slightly bend out the shock mount to make it fit, the “81-1”, which according to the instructions is only for the X2 - fits perfectly. The Rest of the kit - spacers, brackets and bolts all fit and aligned perfectly. You’ll hear me talk about it in the video - the instructions are only about 65% accurate - the rest is wrong part numbers. With that said, the quality of the kit and the actual install is pretty awesome and I’d buy again - I JUST WISH I KNEW THIS INFO BEFORE I STARTED haha.
 

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Great video! Thanks for taking the time to put it together. I am thinking about a similar setup and was debating the 1” vs 1.5” spacers. Looks like things are still situated under the fender flares which is nice.
 
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Great video! Thanks for taking the time to put it together. I am thinking about a similar setup and was debating the 1” vs 1.5” spacers. Looks like things are still situated under the fender flares which is nice.
The rear tires are still hugged about 98% under the fender flares - the front stick out from the fender about 1-1.5". Took it out today and no issues with debris kick up etc. Also, the rear shock adjusted fully so it's actually about 13.25" total rear height now - not 12.75" like in the video; gained about .50" once the shocks leveled out.
 

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Here's my after pics from installing the lift. Your point about the spacers and some mis marked parts were helpful.


 

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Awesome glad it helped! Post a overall pic let’s see it!
 

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UPDATE

I received an email from High Lifter and they took responsibility for the part numbers and instructions mistakes.

Here's the video about their response. If nothing else, hopefully, future purchasers of the kit won't have to deal with the incorrect instructions:

 

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UPDATE 6-24-19: Went out today and beat the crap out of the high lifter kit - working on the video for our YouTube channel, will upload soon. Hard rock break-overs, 40mph+ trail running, etc. Inspected the kit very closely during post-wash and nothing bent or out of alignment. So far so good.
 

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UPDATE 6-24-19: Went out today and beat the crap out of the high lifter kit - working on the video for our YouTube channel, will upload soon. Hard rock break-overs, 40mph+ trail running, etc. Inspected the kit very closely during post-wash and nothing bent or out of alignment. So far so good.
Here it is - bout 2-3 hr ride:
 
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Nice video, excellent transitions on editing
 
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Nice video, excellent transitions on editing
Thanks, I appreciate that! I used to run a drone company but sold it off recently and missed the videography/video edit etc. - hence the YouTube channel haha.
 

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Thanks, I appreciate that! I used to run a drone company but sold it off recently and missed the videography/video edit etc. - hence the YouTube channel haha.
Small world. I used to own MassiveRC and rode the short wave in FPV racing before it became a Chinese vendor rat race.
 

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Just installed my high lifter. Put 700 miles on the X4 with 28s and no lift. Decided to go with the high lifter to gain a little more clearance. I seemed to belly out a little too much when riding thru mud on well used trails, so I am hoping a 2-3” boost in height will keep me moving thru muddy terrain. I will post my findings after I get a couple good rides in.
 

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Just installed my high lifter. Put 700 miles on the X4 with 28s and no lift. Decided to go with the high lifter to gain a little more clearance. I seemed to belly out a little too much when riding thru mud on well used trails, so I am hoping a 2-3” boost in height will keep me moving thru muddy terrain. I will post my findings after I get a couple good rides in.

I just got back from a two day - all day - trail riding weekend. We took mine with the lift on some crazy stuff - lots of rock climbing, a few ridiculous climbs etc. I’ll be adding to YouTube trials series soon after I go through hours of video haha and put it together.

Tripe checked the lift kit all weekend after each ride because it took some heavy abuse from break overs and rocks etc. No movement at all with stock shock mounts...good to go.
 

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I just got back from a two day - all day - trail riding weekend. We took mine with the lift on some crazy stuff - lots of rock climbing, a few ridiculous climbs etc. I’ll be adding to YouTube trials series soon after I go through hours of video haha and put it together.

Tripe checked the lift kit all weekend after each ride because it took some heavy abuse from break overs and rocks etc. No movement at all with stock shock mounts...good to go.
Heres Episode #2 in our Trail Series - no problems with the lift.
https://www.wolverineforums.com/for...s-trail-series-all-episodes-updated-here.html
 

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I’m the guy that commented your video over on r/UTV, glad to see an update after some seat time. I’m starting to wonder if the issue with the instructions is what may be causing the issues with the bent mounts, isn’t the big difference centered around the spacers that go on either side of the upper shock eyelet?
 
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