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Old 04-23-2012, 10:48 PM   #31
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About that time I was driving mine with just 11 miles on it back from Chicago on oem 29"s coated in Armor All. 4 hours of driving home with it slung that crap all over my Jeep. At 1100 miles, 2 car washes and a sponge bath later, Im still finding remnants of Armor All spray.
^ - just the first day it sprayed a little, I keep soo much ( Wizards Mist-n-Shine ), when on the road I cannot help to keep her clean...

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Old 04-24-2012, 08:51 AM   #32
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Sweet!!! Much better. I've got ocd and i started staring at my wheels after my lift and new aev pinter wheels. Most people would never notice and it is probably not an issue, but after a measurement(jk-project.com), i was off 5/16 in the rear and 3/16 in the front. Installed jks adjustable track bars front & rear and now i feel much better. easy to install & they are so awesome looking.

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Old 05-22-2012, 12:58 PM   #33
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Besides price, what is the difference with the ride/handling/etc.. between the AEV Spacer kit and the 2.5 lift kit?
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Old 05-22-2012, 06:32 PM   #34
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Besides price, what is the difference with the ride/handling/etc.. between the AEV Spacer kit and the 2.5 lift kit?
Mine doesnt ride much different than it did before, I cant speak for the 2.5" as Ive never ridden in one with it personally.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:48 AM   #35
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I am interested in this lift btw, so I was wondering what all came with? Did you have to change coil springs as well??
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:15 AM   #36
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I am interested in this lift btw, so I was wondering what all came with? Did you have to change coil springs as well??
Most of your stock suspension is retained including the factory springs and shocks. Front swaybar links get swapped out and extended brackets for brake lines and shock mounts installed. Front bump stop pads are the only drilling mod required. The hockey puck like spacers are between the top of your springs and isolators.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:55 AM   #37
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Besides price, what is the difference with the ride/handling/etc.. between the AEV Spacer kit and the 2.5 lift kit?

I went with the AEV 2.5 Dualsport XT lift check out this post. I have 35's with the lift and I feel that braking has improved mainly because there is more tire contacting the ground. The ride is better as well but I have more tire noise with the 35's. I also went with the front geometry correction brackets. I plan on adding an adjustable front track bar as the front axle has shifted towards the driver side by about 1/4 inch. http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/new...ed-156302.html

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