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Old 04-24-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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Question ABout $3000 dollars to spend.

I have a 2011 JK Unlimited 70th Ann. And I have about $3500 bucks to spend on the car. My goal is to have the car raised 4 inches and have some fat 35s on it. My question is am I going to be able to make it with this budget. Because I know it doesn't just end with tires, wheels, and a lift. I need to change all type of stuff?

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Old 04-24-2012, 11:18 PM   #2
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:19 PM   #3
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Stuff? Yes...

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Old 04-24-2012, 11:33 PM   #4

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For a 4" lift and 35's, you'll make it about halfway before you run outta $$. Or you could go cheap, and make it halfway down the first the trail you run.

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Old 04-25-2012, 12:11 AM   #5
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Cut the lift down to around a 2-2.5" which is plenty to fit 35's (wish I'd done that honestly) and you'll find yourself sitting in a good spot. Go bigger and you'll be where I'm at right now... Broke and still needing a few items to make it right.

Or you could go even more economy friendly, just do a leveling kit, throw 33's under it and have money left over for something else like new fender flares, bumpers, or a winch.
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:28 AM   #6
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I spent $4200 and got 5 33" Duratracs, 2.5" Teraflex spring/shock kit, rear adj track bar, USA Alloy wheel spacers, exhaust spacer and a split dual stainless cat back exhaust...and got it all installed at an excellent 4WD shop. You can get all of this for around 3500 dollars minus the installation cost if u do it yourself too!
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:26 AM   #7
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I spent 1400 on 4 35x12.5 500 on a rough country lift 4" 130 on extended brake lines and 350 on a new bumper another 300 on a winch you can do all that for just under 3k
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Send me a pm and I will tell you what all I did to get that stuff for your budget
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:53 AM   #9
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It's not about how much money you throw at your Jeep.
It's about enjoying your Jeep and using the money to enhance your personal experience with it.

Go use it, you'll figure it out.

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