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Old 09-23-2013, 12:49 AM
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Deciding on a lift for my 2008 JK

1. 2.5” - $599 JK 2.5 Stock Mod System
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2. 3.25” - $550 Rusty's JK Wrangler 3.25" Basic Kit - JK Wrangler & Rubicon ('07+) - Jeep Suspension Lift Kits - Jeep Suspension
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3. 3.5” - $499 3.5in Suspension Lift Kit for 07-13 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited [609S] | Rough Country Suspension Systems
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If you are going for 3 inches or over, I did not see adjustable control arms or adjustable track-bars (front or rear) to bring the geometry back. I also did not see brake line extensions or relocation brackets for the rear. Also not sure on your model but on '12 and above we need an exhaust extension. Does anyone of the kits have new bump-stops?

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Go with the RK lift! im personally going with the max travel 2.5 and i found a company thatll install and get the kit for cheap. call around in your area and see if they run the same deal i found
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Look at Metalclock's lifts, their becoming more popular and seem to have good quality parts. Thats what im looking at forr my 08 jku
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Old 09-25-2013, 12:27 PM   #6
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toss out #3.

rusty's - not a lot of reviews, and not a lot of users so thats questionable.

zone is pretty good but look into different shocks.

out of the 3, i would go with rock krawler. The rear trackbar bracket requires welding and all you need are shock extensions or new shocks.

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