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Old 01-08-2013, 09:05 PM   #1
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Lift ideas

Looking to lift my 2010 jk, I have a leveling kit on it now but it's just not enough. I was looking into maybe a 3" lift. Any suggestions that won't bust the bank? Also will this look funny running 31's?

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Old 01-09-2013, 07:54 AM   #2
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Your jeep.. your call. I think what you do to your jeep is a totally personal thing.
I've seen it when people have had to wait for there tires...But .. yea... 3" on 31's. IMHO. .not a good look. I've seen it while people are waitng

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Old 01-15-2013, 08:19 AM   #3
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Your jeep.. your call. I think what you do to your jeep is a totally personal thing.
I've seen it when people have had to wait for there tires...But .. yea... 3" on 31's. IMHO. .not a good look. I've seen it while people are waitng
I just ordered the Rough Country 3.25 lift, got it for a great price too. With the leveling kit I already have on it i should be sitting at 4.25, should I look into replacing drive shafts?
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:28 AM   #4
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It might be something to consider. I've read on here and other forums that a lot of people wait until the shafts actually go bad.
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:32 AM   #5
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It might be something to consider. I've read on here and other forums that a lot of people wait until the shafts actually go bad.
I was told it will cause your rear to go bad.
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:58 AM   #6
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Front will go first. Especially if you disconnect off road and/or increase caster.
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:05 PM   #7
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Found out today the magical number for the JK is 3.5" of lift, anything over that you will need new driveshafts.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:33 PM   #8
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I purchased my 2010 jku march 2010. Installed 5" zone lift ran 35" for almost three years this month. I spoke with zone off road and was advised their 5" lift would not need any additional changes. I've had no issues to date. I contacted zone again because I wanted to run 37". They advised to remove the stock isolators and install the 2" coil spacer. I've had no issues. I would consult with the lift manufacturers before any modifications and see what they recommend. I now have 44,000 miles and enjoying my jeep without any problems.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:47 PM   #9
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I put a 3" ZONE kit on my JK a few days ago. I love it. Rides a little stiff right now, but everything was very well put together and completely comprehensive. The entire kit ran me $440, plus I added a steering stabilizer. Install was simple and straightforward, took me and a buddy about 4 hours including a Teraflex tire carrier. I'd highly reccomend it.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:12 AM   #10
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Well here it is, 3.25 Rough Country lift on stock tires, it doesn't look bad at all. I could run it like this for a while. My tires are shot so I'm replacing them with 33's this weekend pics to follow.

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Well here it is, 3.25 Rough Country lift on stock tires, it doesn't look bad at all. I could run it like this for a while. My tires are shot so I'm replacing them with 33's this weekend pics to follow.

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Does not look bad, but it will look like a whole different Jeep once you put new shoes on.. What kind of tires are you going with?
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:28 PM   #12
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Does not look bad, but it will look like a whole different Jeep once you put new shoes on.. What kind of tires are you going with?
B F Goodrich All Terrain T/A. 285/70R17. A friend at work is giving me a great deal on all 4. I couldn't say no.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:06 PM   #13
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New shoes are on!



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