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Old 06-11-2013, 03:50 PM   #1
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Maintaining Factory Rake with Lift Kit

I have a 2013 10A JKUR that I would like to raise 2.5" and run 35" tires on rugged ridge black satin wheels. I really like the look of the factory rake (tad higher in the back). Are there any lifts out there (and I prefer the idea of a spring lift) that can maintain the rake and not "level" the front with the back?

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Old 06-11-2013, 04:43 PM   #2
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I had a factory "rake" on my 1975 El Camino with factory air shocks...loved it. Not so much on my '13 JKU Sahara. Whatever lift you use, I'd imagine you could always add a coil spacer to the rear only. Good luck!

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Old 06-11-2013, 05:10 PM   #3
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Most kits get rid of rake. Could add a spacer to rear.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:22 PM   #4
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You could allways run coilovers and adjust the rake to fit your needs. Or like said above use coil spacers to get what you want.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:25 PM   #5
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I bet if you add a winch you will keep the factory rake.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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Mine has an Old Man Emu 2" spring lift with JKS coil over adjustable spacers. Also have a winch on front. I bought it this way and have fluctuated back and forth about the rake on it. A few weeks ago I decided I like it.

This is the only pic I have handy that kind of shows there is a rake.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:35 PM   #7
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Oh yeah I forgot about the JKS system. Way cheaper then coilovers.
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Rake FTW!
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:30 PM   #9
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My AEV maintained the factory rake with the warn powerplnt and ugged ridge bumper installed
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:34 PM   #10
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A new bumper and winch should do the trick LOL

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