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Old 02-20-2012, 10:53 AM   #121
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I will be doing 20" wheels with 35 tires ...

In the mean time I'm hoping of someone with my same dimension tires/wheels that could finally tried this lift and report back...

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I'm working on getting mine within the next couple weeks!!! So excited!

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Old 02-20-2012, 11:05 AM   #124
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:10 AM   #125
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I forgot about the status quo police around here...

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Old 02-20-2012, 11:19 AM   #126
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I forgot about the status quo police around here...

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Looks! Whatever your choice.

Function, less rubber = terrible ride.
If you do get off road you won't be able to air down. And of coarse expense
I would never put 20's on my jeep.
The ride would be terrible

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Old 02-20-2012, 11:23 AM   #127
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Kjeeper, you put your Bilsteins in yet? How do you like them?
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:25 AM   #128
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Spectacular !!!

Little firmer ride, the jeep handle so much better.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:36 AM   #129
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Looks! Whatever your choice.

Function, less rubber = terrible ride.
If you do get off road you won't be able to air down. And of coarse expense
I would never put 20's on my jeep.
The ride would be terrible

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I will do the occasional river bed/creek crossing thing but not interested in the wall rock climbing thing at all... hence I don't need to air down to do the extreme rock thing

Correct me if I'm wrong
I read somewhere that the tire wall surface will be the same with the 20"/35's than the stock 17's/32 that the JKU Rubicon comes with and that's not a problem...

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Old 02-20-2012, 11:42 AM   #130
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Our 2.5" lift, geometry correction brackets, and ProCal have been ordered, should be on the Jeep within the next month. As of today, the new JKUR is complete and waiting for a rail car to Phoenix...
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:03 PM   #131
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Why the geometry correction brackets? Do you even know if you need them?
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:22 PM   #132
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Why the geometry correction brackets? Do you even know if you need them?
Dave at AEV and my good friend Scott Brady of Expeditions West/Overland Training/Overland Journal recommend them as an enhancement to the lift. That's all the endorsment I need!

The Jeep will be my wife's daily driver and our primary weekend exploration vehicle. As such it will see more pavement than dirt, but still be very capable once the pavement stops. Obviously you lose a little clearance on the lower control arm, but this isn't a hard core rock crawling rig.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:38 PM   #133
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I can see it as an enhancement.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:40 PM   #134
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I am installing a kit right now on a customers car. So far so good.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:12 PM   #135
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I am installing a kit right now on a customers car. So far so good.
Nice, keep us posted. I just ordered the AEV kit for my rig. It will be the first mod "I wasn't going to do".
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Old 02-21-2012, 05:02 PM   #136
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I love this kit.. WEEE!!
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Old 02-21-2012, 05:10 PM   #137
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I love this kit.. WEEE!!
How's it ride??
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:16 PM   #138
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Any pics?

I just got my JKU Rubicon today and I'm ready to rock...
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:23 PM   #139
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How's it ride??
It feel very much like stock and when i go over bumps and pot-holes, it just eats it lol, i will take some pics and post it in a day or two..
again WEEEE!!!
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:13 PM   #140
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:56 PM   #141
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take some pictures of the actual suspension! I wanna see the springs and shocks!!

getting me excited! LOL
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Old 02-23-2012, 07:41 PM   #142
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Where in NY are you? I would love to see this kit in person
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:45 PM   #143
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Just got mine today, hopefully doing an install tomorrow (DIY).

Front springs are 19", 11.5lbs, and 11 coils
Rear springs are 16.5", 14lbs, and 10 coils

Front shocks are 24.75" center-to-center, 4.5lbs
Rear shocks are 25" center-to-center, 4.8lbs

The measurements and weighing were not done scientifically.

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Old 02-25-2012, 02:26 PM   #144
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take some pictures of the actual suspension! I wanna see the springs and shocks!!

getting me excited! LOL

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Old 02-25-2012, 03:26 PM   #145
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Lift looks great and AEV makes some great products too but this zip tie the brake lines to the shocks on this and the 2" AEV spacer lift I have is chezzy to say the least, c'mon man!!
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Lift looks great and AEV makes some great products too but this zip tie the brake lines to the shocks on this and the 2" AEV spacer lift I have is chezzy to say the least, c'mon man!!
You know what, I do believe that this is a real nice kit and I still haven't decided to go for it but right now I can't wrap my head around the whole zip tie the brake lines to the shocks. That is not what I had in mind and those plastic zip ties can not last long. I think I'll wait until they decide to come out with some type of bracket that will last and have a professional look to the install or go with another kit. I hope that decision wasn't just to keep the kit under a certain amount of dollars. Unless they get rid of those zip ties it's a no go for me.
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You know what, I do believe that this is a real nice kit and I still haven't decided to go for it but right now I can't wrap my head around the whole zip tie the brake lines to the shocks. That is not what I had in mind and those plastic zip ties can not last long. I think I'll wait until they decide to come out with some type of bracket that will last and have a professional look to the install or go with another kit. I hope that decision wasn't just to keep the kit under a certain amount of dollars. Unless they get rid of those zip ties it's a no go for me.
I have been seriously think of changing out my spacer lift for this one either way I am kicking some ideas around for a home fabbed bracket. If I come up with one i'll post it.
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You have to run spacers with the stock wheels right? That's basically true for any lift and stock rims right?
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As for the zip tie problem. Go to Home Depot and have at it. You can fab up something for probably a dollar or two.
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For those interested in a brake line fix, check out this thread over at JK-F. However, I believe one guy did mention that he did something similar and had some rubbing of the bracket on the coil and shock. I'm sure the design could be tweaked a but to avoid this though.

Here is a pic of the part and of it installed. It is just a 4" flat T.


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