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Old 02-23-2013, 06:00 PM   #1
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need some help or advice

Hello guys right now i have a 07 wrangler X here is the setup on it now

1 1/2" daystar coil spacers
33x12.50x17 Pro comp M/T

what i am thinking of doing

35x12.50R-17LT, TSL/Thornbird Tire
Rough Country 4" X-Series Suspension Lift Kit w/ Performance Shocks/
adj front track bar came with the wrangler when purchased
1 1/2" wheel spacers
17x9 steel wheels soft 8's

just want to know if anyone has used or has the parts i am looking at how well they are working and info or tips for the install

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Old 02-23-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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Stay away from the Thornbird if you ever plan to drive on pavement.


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Old 02-23-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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yeah i started looking more in to the reviews on them and was not good might just go with the pro comp M/T
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Old 02-23-2013, 10:04 PM   #4
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At 4", you're reasonably likely to need new driveshafts soon. Especially if it's a 2 door. Just FYI.

And I would not go that high with a Rough Country lift.

Discount brands are good for some things, but they're "discount" for a reason. The more extreme the application, the more their "discount-ness" tends to show. And four inches is a big lift on a JK.

Stick with more "credible" brands like Rock Krawler, TeraFlex, Full Traction, AEV, Clayton, etc.

If you can't afford those types of components, I'd back off of my height expectations until I could either get one of the more affordable "credible" kits or to the point that the "discount" kit wasn't such a risk.

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TeraFlex 2.5" Coil Lift : Old Man Emu Nitrocharger Shocks : 33x12.5R15 Goodyear DuraTracs : 15x8 Black Rock 909s : Other Stuff . . .
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