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Old 03-29-2010, 03:11 AM   #1
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jeep seems not level after 2" BB install

Last Saturday I have finally installed my 2" Rubicon Express BB. After installing it (together with some JKS disco's on the front), my Jeep seems to be out of level: the rear looks higher than the front. I found this quite odd, since I hadn't have this impression before installing the lift. I changed the shocks (with the ones in kit), but I didn't change the springs so, at least theoretically, there shouldn't be any reason for which the Jeep wouldn't be levelled.
Could it be because the lift, or its' just that the Jeep was not leveled before either and now, with more clearance, this is more obvious? Anyone has noticed this?
I am a bit affraid of what will happen after installing the winch, together with the winch plate, but I guess that I will leave it like that. I don't feel like adding more spacers over the existing ones (I don't even know what kind of spacers could I add over the 2" ones). And I don't feel like starting again with all the fun (installing new spacers and stuff...) - It took me over 6 hours to install everything and I had a friend that's not bad at this kind of things and used a completely fit workshop (with elevator, air tools, etc).
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Old 03-29-2010, 06:49 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by popa View Post
Could it be because the lift, or its' just that the Jeep was not leveled before either and now, with more clearance, this is more obvious?
You nailed it... prolly will need either longer/stiffer springs in the front to level it out if it's really bad.

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Stock TJ sits lower in the front from the factory, and when adding a bb or any lift it will sometimes be easier to notice.
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:12 AM   #4
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I had to go with 2'' coil spring spacer up front and only 1'' in the back to get my TJ level.
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