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Old 02-21-2012, 01:05 PM   #1
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Installing a TF 2.5 coil lift this weekend...

I am installing a new TF 2.5 coil lift this weekend in my '09 JKU Rubicon. Any suggestions or tips? I will post pictures as soon as I am done.

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Have you wrenched on a JK before?

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I am installing a new TF 2.5 coil lift this weekend in my '09 JKU Rubicon. Any suggestions or tips? I will post pictures as soon as I am done.
Pressure wash your underside, then pb blast all upper abd lower control bolts. Let it set overnight. Make sure you have some quality high jack stands and two jacks. It took me two days, by myself. The result is awesome.
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Pressure wash your underside, then pb blast all upper abd lower control bolts. Let it set overnight. Make sure you have some quality high jack stands and two jacks.
^^Good advice there! Working on JK suspension is not all that difficult. Just take your time and make sure you torque everyting appropriately. And make sure you don't torque your trackbars or control arms until the vehicle is on the ground and you have given it a good shake side to side and front to back. Now would also be a good time to upgrade the bolts in those items as well.
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Dremel the plastic piece above passenger side front shock, to remove and tighten the nut with ease.

Make sure you have the flex attachment for impact, and the right metric wrenches help a ton
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torque setting 125 for suspension bolts?
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torque setting 125 for suspension bolts?
Not all

Sway links and front UCA bolts are 75
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thanks. i switched out the jku rubi 19/59 springs and shocks for my sport jk12. need to loosen everything back up and torque up with suspension under load.
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thanks. i switched out the jku rubi 19/59 springs and shocks for my sport jk12. need to loosen everything back up and torque up with suspension under load.
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