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Old 05-08-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
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New JK 2007 owner and I need advise.

I'd just purchased a 2007 jk unlimited .. It's strictly my beach ride living down here in florida it's not even 4x4

The Jeep sits a little lower compared to other newer stocked jeeps I see on the road no a days . The tires I have on there are now are 255/55/17

my question to all is you think if I pick up a 1.25 body life and but on some 18" rims with let's say 285/60/18 Nitto trail grabblers my jeep should be lifted up to todays stocked Jeeps height?

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Old 05-08-2013, 08:09 AM   #2
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1.25 body may not be a good option for you, get at least a rough country 2.5" suspension spacer lift, also in the jeep world people like to use small wheels with big tires, some use 15" most use 17" of course is a thing of personal preference but if you already got some 18" it wont be a bad option either. congrats on your jeep

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Old 05-08-2013, 08:19 AM   #3
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http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/lif...ps-221119.html

Budget boost or leveling kit before a BL

Edit: actually ... Look at your spring rates (tag last 2 numbers)
Im thinking either lower rates or sagging. If this is the case, a 19/60 stock spring upgrade would benefit you without altering the stock geometry.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:01 PM   #4
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Hey guys thanks for the advise !

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I was checking out this coil spacer would this help?
Zone Offroad 2 in. Coil Spacer Kit (07-13 Wrangler JK) $129.99
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Sure... Spacer lifts are pretty much all alike. Most level the jeep as well. 2" should provide you will longer sway bar links and bumpstops. You really should have shock adapters to not loose shock travel.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:23 PM   #6
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Coils are cheap and get the job done, zone is a sister company to BDS which is a great company. Im going to get the 4 inch lift from zone when I get enough money. But the only problem is, that the kit doesn't come with shocks.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:28 PM   #7
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"Cheap" usually means lacking key components
Especially at 4"
Anybody can put together 4" coils/sway bar links and cam bolts for under $400
4" is tough on the driveline and steering angles.
You would also need control arms (pinion/caster)
Track bars (axle center) and possible steering correction (highsteer) to make it all work.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:33 PM   #8
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I meant to add coil spacers, my bad. And Im getting the 4 inch, not reccomending it to him =P recomending the zones spacer, but not zones 4 inch lift. I should have clarified that a bit more. Sorry.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:36 PM   #9
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Hey thanks again for all the advise ! I'll keep you all post how everything works out!
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