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Old 01-01-2014, 04:01 PM   #31
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AEV 2.5 Dualsport here. Geometry correction brackets and Teraflex monster track bar. Love the ride .

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Old 01-01-2014, 04:03 PM   #32
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AEV 3.5" lift, love it. See my build link.
Good luck with whatever lift you choose.

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Old 01-01-2014, 11:41 PM   #33
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How do you think the Mopar stage III would look with the stock tires and rims? I Can't afford to go bigger on the tires at the moment. I don't want to go with a big lift and have it look funny you know.
It will look a little funny. If budget is an issue, I would do the teraflex lift and the tires at the same time and pass on the mopar lift.. You could always add the extra parts from the stage III lift later if needed.
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Old 01-02-2014, 04:24 AM   #34
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Any lift can compromise ride IMO. The best bet, is to lift for tire size you plan on running. Anything over 2-3" changes geometry/ride. Obviously the more complete the better. 4 doors have a little more leeway because of the wheel base. Ride is subjective so don't always buy into the "my jeep rides better than stock" comments. Look into the details ex. 2 door or 4 door, location (flat roads or crappy city roads), shock choice. Etc

Most lift coils are built for weight. If you are not loading up the jeep be careful. It's not uncommon for a market 2.5" lift to see 4"

It may not be a bad idea to go with a leveling kit. TF's 1.5 or RK's new 1.5" Or build your own kit. Coils from any manufacture, a nice set of shocks, front control arms or geo brackets. Swaybar links and exhaust spacers of needed. Then proper bumpstop.

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Old 01-02-2014, 09:05 AM   #35
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Some pics of the lift...
What lift and tire specs is this?
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:02 AM   #36
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AEV 2.5 Dualsport here. Geometry correction brackets and Teraflex monster track bar. Love the ride .
Excellent! Tire size, please?
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AEV 2.5" works and rides well
Great! Tire size?
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:13 AM   #38
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Ok, been doin a lot of reading on here about lifts. Just bought this jeep a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering about all the neg remarks on spacer lifts. How they aren't for off road and such. Why do the companies produce them if they aren't good for anything but on road? I was checking out Teraflex on youtube and they seem not to say bad about their spacer lifts. Also, the tires I have on this jeep are on stock wheels and measure at just under 32". Has anyone lifted 2-3 inches and left stock combination on? I want to lift just don't have funds for wheels and tires (tires just bought in sept previous owner) right now. Does anyone have any pics of a 2-3 inch lift with stock size? I have 255/75 17s. There has to be someone out there that has some pics of a 4 door setup this way?
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:17 AM   #39
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Ok, been doin a lot of reading on here about lifts. Just bought this jeep a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering about all the neg remarks on spacer lifts. How they aren't for off road and such. Why do the companies produce them if they aren't good for anything but on road? I was checking out Teraflex on youtube and they seem not to say bad about their spacer lifts. Also, the tires I have on this jeep are on stock wheels and measure at just under 32". Has anyone lifted 2-3 inches and left stock combination on? I want to lift just don't have funds for wheels and tires (tires just bought in sept previous owner) right now. Does anyone have any pics of a 2-3 inch lift with stock size? I have 255/75 17s. There has to be someone out there that has some pics of a 4 door setup this way?
do a google search there are tons of photos out there. 2-3" lift with stock tires just envision an old roller skate. especially if running stock rims with no spacers.
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Spacers are fine if you just want a little clearance for bigger tires. If you are running longer shocks and flexing the axle off road - the springs will unseat (possibly fall out)
the stock coils won't handle weight either.

A coil lift typically handles weight better and provides more stability without the coils unseating off road.

It all depends what you are doing with the jeep.

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