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Old 03-01-2013, 06:04 PM   #1
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Full level lift kit or just 2inch spacer for front of JKU??

Any input would be great....

I was wondering why get the Teraflex level kit ( 2 inch front and 1 inch lift rear)
spacers with 2 new longer end links

OR

Just 1 -2 inch spacers for the front only.

Want to run 285/75/16's ...this is a daily driver only...

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I'd get the full leveling kit for $130.

Also, in case you don't already know, you'll need wheel spacers to run those tires on your stock wheels, unless you buy new wheels with appropriate backspacing...

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I did the TeraFlex leveling kit. 2" in the front and 1" in the rear. About $130.
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where are you guys finding this for 130?

165 is all could find on the web
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where are you guys finding this for 130?

165 is all could find on the web
Teraflex 1155200 - Teraflex Leveling Kit for 07-13 Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

Quadratec is one of our forum vendors, btw.
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I am running 285/75-16's with just 3/4" spacers in the front.
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Have pics of your ride "jadmt" ??
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looks great....bumper mod??
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looks great....bumper mod??
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Looks really nice jadmt. Thats exactly what ive been looking for, iam going to just level the front. Wear out my stock tires then go with a 2.5in lift and 33s. I found Rubicon Express 3/4s spacers for $35 on Quadratec. Cheap and a simple way to get rid of the front rake.
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You should just lift it, don't level it. The factory rake looks nice and aggressive and will get better mileage on freeways.
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:50 PM   #14
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You should just lift it, don't level it. The factory rake looks nice and aggressive and will get better mileage on freeways.
I know it is personal preference, but I did not like how the rake on the 4dr looked and my mpg has not changed on the freeway one iota. With the factory rake I thought of the munster mobil every time I looked at it.
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I know it is personal preference, but I did not like how the rake on the 4dr looked and my mpg has not changed on the freeway one iota. With the factory rake I thought of the munster mobil every time I looked at it.
I've never heard of the munster mobile so I googled it. Yeah, you're right. Haha.
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I recommend the Teraflex performance leveling kit. Its a bit more money, but it's the right way to do things IMHO.

http://www.quadratec.com/products/16190_1101_07.htm

You can shop around and see if other vendors can give you a better price.
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bcummings, lets see some pics when you finish up
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I will post before and after pics...I think I'm leaning towards the Teraflex kit. I just bought some TKO wheels...just trying to decide on tires now.

Toyo AT II, Discoverer ST maxx, or Duratracs....we will see
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tight! Im about to buy the teraflex kit as well, although i think im gonna save up a few extra bucks and go for the performance kit. in terms of tires, i think im gonna end up with goodyear mt/r's. they seem to perform well both on and off road.
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