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Old 06-23-2013, 04:00 PM   #31
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Here are pics of my JKU with the TreaFlex 2,5" spring lift with Bilstein 5100 shocks I installed yesterday...



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Old 06-23-2013, 04:53 PM   #32
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post how your install went? I have the exact kit arriving at my office on Monday with installation next weekend.
I'm installing it tomorrow so ill post pics and write up

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Old 06-23-2013, 06:11 PM   #33
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im installing mine next weekend but with 35" nitto trail grapplers.. your 33's in the picture look larger

Fran, was the break light in the middle of your wheel an option?
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:34 PM   #34
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im installing mine next weekend but with 35" nitto trail grapplers.. your 33's in the picture look larger

Fran, was the break light in the middle of your wheel an option?
It comes with the TeraFlex rear tire carrier. That's how they have you remount your brake light. You need to cut it off the stock tire carrier. You can see it better in this pic...
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cool. I'm not sure if I'm going to keep that light when I mount my TF carrier next week.
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:54 PM   #36
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I did this for the light, when you just use your old brake light you dont get the tag lights.. In our area tag lights are necessary and you will get pulled over if you go in the city.

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I added a couple of LED pods to the bottom of my brake light and ran the wires to the park light on the passenger side.





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I added a couple of LED pods to the bottom of my brake light and ran the wires to the park light on the passenger side.
Looks nice.
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:36 PM   #39
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Got the rear part done going to work on the front tomorrow... anyone know how to put on the wheel spacers?

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Got the rear part done going to work on the front tomorrow... anyone know how to put on the wheel spacers?

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So I seem to have made the mistake of only buying one pair of wheel spacers I should probably install them in the back as a priority right?
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When using this lift did anyone install an adjustable track bar for the front? I have read where there is a shift to the left after install.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:10 AM   #43
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When using this lift did anyone install an adjustable track bar for the front? I have read where there is a shift to the left after install.
I didn't notice anything on my old rig. 2.5 isn't that high. For my new rig, I do have their monster track bar. Now if my exhaust spacers will show up, I can install my lift.
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So I seem to have made the mistake of only buying one pair of wheel spacers I should probably install them in the back as a priority right?
I'm nearly positive that the only issue is with the rear swaybar links. There is a thread that shows the issue and has some install tips you might want to check out. http://www.jk-forum.com/jk-write-ups...ng-lift-51483/
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When using this lift did anyone install an adjustable track bar for the front? I have read where there is a shift to the left after install.
I plan on installing the Teraflex HD adjustable trackbar on my 2.5" lift project this weekend. Also installed AEV geo correction brackets, all in an effort to improve the road manners of my rig once lifted.
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When using this lift did anyone install an adjustable track bar for the front? I have read where there is a shift to the left after install.
I have the Teraflex HD adjustable trackbar but I did not install it yet and the front end looks fine to me. It drives just fine too. I bought it because I thought it would be needed. I'll put it on at some point but I don't think it is needed with my 33" tires.
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Well I have just completed installing the TF 2.5" lift and I must say the Jeep (2013 Sahara JKU) looks outstanding. The install was pretty straight forward. It took my father and I about 6 hours to complete. I have been look at getting an adjustable track bar, don't think I really need it now although the front axle did shift over to the left by about 3/8". I don't have any aftermarket bumpers and I got about 4" of lift front/rear.
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Hooligan! sounds awesome but you KNOW that text just won't cut it... please attach some pics of your Jeep!
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Here's a quick photo. I'll post a side by side shortly. I currently running stock wheel until I wear the out and am looking to possibly put 35's on.
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Has anyone done any exhaust mods?
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Has anyone done any exhaust mods?
Just the Teraflex exhaust spacer.
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Has anyone done any exhaust mods?
Not sure what you are looking for but I have done the afe high tuck cat back on my own and repositioned the left cat on my 10' to fit long arm brackets.
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I have the Teraflex HD adjustable trackbar but I did not install it yet and the front end looks fine to me. It drives just fine too. I bought it because I thought it would be needed. I'll put it on at some point but I don't think it is needed with my 33" tires.
There is not really a need to re-center the front axle after a Tera 2.5. The shift will not make a jk track any differently on road. I put one on my 2.5 about a month after I installed the lift and noticed 0 difference.
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Not sure what you are looking for but I have done the afe high tuck cat back on my own and repositioned the left cat on my 10' to fit long arm brackets.
I'm just noticing alot of TF 2.5 lifts going on Pentastar JKs but no mention on the spacers. It's the last piece I'm waiting to arrive so I can throw my lift on.
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I'm just noticing alot of TF 2.5 lifts going on Pentastar JKs but no mention on the spacers. It's the last piece I'm waiting to arrive so I can throw my lift on.
I put the exhaust spacers on mine. I did not look to see if it needed them as I put them on before I lifted the front.
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I'm just noticing alot of TF 2.5 lifts going on Pentastar JKs but no mention on the spacers. It's the last piece I'm waiting to arrive so I can throw my lift on.
Gotcha, there really is no need to space the exhaust on a 2.5 lift unless you are planning on running a much longer shock than the 9550's that are included with the kit.
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Gotcha, there really is no need to space the exhaust on a 2.5 lift unless you are planning on running a much longer shock than the 9550's that are included with the kit.
Right, I believe the shock length is 27"
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So do you guys think it will be OK to throw the lift on first? I feel like I'm playing chicken with the rain. I have all the other components (2.5 lift kit, Procal, I even have the Monster front Track bar) I'm just waiting on the spacer to show up. If I luck out with the rain tommorrow, maybe I'll throw the kit on first, then the spacers when they show up.
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Of coarse. You guys are way over thinking the spacer thing. The issue is not on road it off when disconnected.
Install the lift, disconnect and flex out the front axle. If contact is made .... Install the spacers. If running the TF shocks... The spacer is not needed under 3". Iirc TF shortened their shocks to prevent contact.
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Here's a quick photo. I'll post a side by side shortly. I currently running stock wheel until I wear the out and am looking to possibly put 35's on.
I did that, ended up getting 60000 out of them... I recommend doing it NOW! It's worth it!

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