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Old 03-04-2014, 09:07 PM   #1
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leveling ?

Hey guys,
Took delivery of a 2014 JKU couple of months ago. adding smaller things as I go, sill protectors, hitch, etc...
question is this. I have a hard top on this Jeep. 1/2 inch higher in the back. I personally like the stance of the Jeep now, so once I order my bestop nx, what leveling kit should I order, to compensate for the decreased weight when the hard top comes off?
any ideas? I am thinking 1.5 for front, and 1.25 for rear? sound about right?
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Old 03-05-2014, 06:59 PM   #2
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no one else has run into this?

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Old 03-05-2014, 07:12 PM   #3
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Take a look at the teraflex puck leveling kit. That should serve you well.
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Old 03-08-2014, 06:39 AM   #4
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thank you.
I guess I just want to know if the weight of the hard top is significant enough to get a different size leveling kit? with 1/2 inch difference now, when I take the hard top off, will there be an inch? trying not to have negative rake..
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Old 03-08-2014, 06:44 AM   #5
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The best way to know for sure is to wait until you make the swap and then see what you have.
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Old 03-08-2014, 06:51 AM   #6
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true,
just wondering if someone has already done this.. I have stuck to the "simple" mods so far, sill protectors, hitch, wiring. and the modding bug is getting worse! thanks
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Old 03-08-2014, 06:54 AM   #7
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thank you. I guess I just want to know if the weight of the hard top is significant enough to get a different size leveling kit? with 1/2 inch difference now, when I take the hard top off, will there be an inch? trying not to have negative rake.. thanks dewey7015
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Old 03-08-2014, 01:42 PM   #8
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The weight of a hardtop is distributed across the jeep so it will not make as much difference as say putting a 100+ pound winch/plate on the front end which causes a little sag.

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