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Old 05-18-2013, 04:15 PM   #181
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Looks great. How much lift did you end up with? any extra weight(bumpers etc)? I'm considering this lift for my stock 08 JKU
I got exactly 3" in the front. I'm not sure on the rear as I forgot to take initial measurements, but the factory rake is gone. I have a rugged ridge xhd front bumper with a winch. In the rear I have an aftermarket bumper with a tire carrier and the 35 tire. So I obviously have a little extra weight.
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Old 06-19-2013, 03:58 PM   #182
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I'd buy it today if I could maintain the factory rake of my 10A. I absolutely HATE the look of jeeps that are nose high. There's a reason why they are nose low from the factory (other than it looks cool).

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Old 06-02-2014, 06:16 AM   #183
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You can get the Rancho 3" sport kit without the shocks from Amazon.com for $515 with free shipping. That's only $215 after the $300 rebate. You have to buy the shocks at the same time to qualify for the rebate. It adds up to $891 to buy the lift and shocks from Amazon, then with the rebate, you are down to $591 shipped.

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I just bought this a couple of days ago. I know this post is old but they brought back the same deal rebate wise. I ended up getting the Rancho 3in sport with the 9000 rancho shocks and I purchased the rough country adjustable flex control arm set- I read a bunch of great reviews about them. Im really excited to get home and put it all on
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I just bought this a couple of days ago. I know this post is old but they brought back the same deal rebate wise. I ended up getting the Rancho 3in sport with the 9000 rancho shocks and I purchased the rough country adjustable flex control arm set- I read a bunch of great reviews about them. Im really excited to get home and put it all on
I've been running this kit for a year now. I think I lost a little from the spring settling but still couldn't be happier with it. I've since replaced the AEV drop brackets with RK front LCAs. I also got mine from amazon with the 9000xl's. Still rides awesome. I also added a steel front bumper and winch so probably lost close to an inch in the front. No complaints tho.

One thing, make sure u use the correct, larger sleeved upper track bar bolt, on the frame side. I ovalized the hole and no matter how much you tighten, it still affects your front driveline (wheel shimmy, loose feeling over bumps) I just put on the Synergy upper track bar support bracket and it's like night and day now. So solid. Love it. Factory mount is way too weak.
Also bought the rough country stabilizer relocation bracket. Another good purchase, for little money.

Anyways... Congrats! You're gonna love it.
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Old 10-16-2014, 06:29 PM   #185
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jmachnik - thanks for the update after having it installed for a year.

Any others having different results?

Did the OP get this kit, and if not, what did ya go with?

Did anyone with the Rancho 3" Sport lift install it after having the Rancho 2" Sport lift and is it worth it? I was leaning towards the Rancho 2" Sport lift, but may just have to go this route instead...
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Old 10-16-2014, 07:34 PM   #186
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If you are thinking about a 3" (from anyone) do that, and don't do it twice. That is my opinion.

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jmachnik - thanks for the update after having it installed for a year.

Any others having different results?

Did the OP get this kit, and if not, what did ya go with?

Did anyone with the Rancho 3" Sport lift install it after having the Rancho 2" Sport lift and is it worth it? I was leaning towards the Rancho 2" Sport lift, but may just have to go this route instead...
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Old 10-16-2014, 11:24 PM   #187
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If you are thinking about a 3" (from anyone) do that, and don't do it twice. That is my opinion.
You know it is your fault I am even considering this, don't you!

I was all happy with the idea of the 2" sport kit until I started PM'ing you... You just HAD to point me in this direction, didn't ya...
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Old 10-17-2014, 09:49 AM   #188
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Ha!!! Don't PM KJjeeper, he will put even MORE thoughts in your head.

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You know it is your fault I am even considering this, don't you!

I was all happy with the idea of the 2" sport kit until I started PM'ing you... You just HAD to point me in this direction, didn't ya...
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Old 11-28-2014, 01:28 PM   #189
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I'm thinking about getting the RS66107, will the front and rear adjustable upper control arms be worth it? Do you sell the front and rear lower ones that can be swapped in later? Also Can you confirm I won't need a longer drive shaft, just the exhaust mod part. The reason I was looking at this is I want my geometry to be right and Alignment able to be set back to spec and I'm reading control arm adjustments are need to get the axle back into the center of the wheel wells because the lift shortens the wheelbase. I have a 2015 JKUR, will my electronic sway bar disconnect still function?

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I'm thinking about getting the RS66107, will the front and rear adjustable upper control arms be worth it? Do you sell the front and rear lower ones that can be swapped in later? Also Can you confirm I won't need a longer drive shaft, just the exhaust mod part. The reason I was looking at this is I want my geometry to be right and Alignment able to be set back to spec and I'm reading control arm adjustments are need to get the axle back into the center of the wheel wells because the lift shortens the wheelbase. I have a 2015 JKUR, will my electronic sway bar disconnect still function? 2014 - 2007 Jeep Wrangler JK 2/4 Door - 3-in. Trail System - Jeep - Suspension Systems - Rancho® Performance Products
You need at least uppers to set front caster angle and rear pinion angle. You do not need driveshafts.
The links provided are for the front swaybar. As long as the swaybar is level .. The motor will function normally.

You can add lower arms later. Having both allows centering the axles in the wheel wells and caster/pinion angles.
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Old 11-28-2014, 04:22 PM   #191
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You need at least uppers to set front caster angle and rear pinion angle. You do not need driveshafts. The links provided are for the front swaybar. As long as the swaybar is level .. The motor will function normally. You can add lower arms later. Having both allows centering the axles in the wheel wells and caster/pinion angles.
Good info, thanks. I did find a thread about trail version. I don't see any control arms on Rancho site. Would ones from
Another vendor work? I would like to be 100% geometrically correct from the beginning. Prefer this over cost.
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Good info, thanks. I did find a thread about trail version. I don't see any control arms on Rancho site. Would ones from Another vendor work? I would like to be 100% geometrically correct from the beginning. Prefer this over cost.
You mean lowers ? Iirc Rancho sells all 8 together .. Could be wrong.

The geometry will be fine with just uppers. Caster /pinion being the most important.
To answer the question .. Yes. Almost any arm will work. Synergy and Currie, I know for sure. Just need to verify the arms are stock in length with +/- 3/4"- 1" in adjustment.
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Old 11-29-2014, 07:26 AM   #193
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kind of weird how the 4 arm kit from teraflex has front lowers and rear uppers. All vendors tend to do things differently.
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:51 PM   #194
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Are you guys still happy with this lift? Rebate is back in action and this is right at the top of my mod list!
Thanks!
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Old 03-05-2015, 11:18 PM   #195
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I've been pretty happy def got more then 3" on my jk it rides well def different then stock... I got the drop brackets... I like it but it will reduce mpgs
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Old 03-07-2015, 12:42 PM   #196
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Yes. I'm still very happy with mine. Been a few years now and no issues. My springs did sag a bit since but not terrible. I've also added a lot of weight so that's part of it. Rs9000xl shocks got a bit rusty, mainly due to break lines rubbing against. But overall for the price after the rebate you can't beat it. I have added a lot of other stuff since tho. I'm thinking of getting the Rancho upper control arm kit. I've got RK front LCAs now. Rear end centering is off by about a half inch, likely due to spring sag. Not a huge deal tho. I'd say definitely go for it.
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Is this normal? I know there was a few trackbars that were to long...
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Old 06-10-2015, 06:26 PM   #198
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Is this normal? I know there was a few trackbars that were to long...
looks wonky to me... Did you reach out to rancho? They've been very responsive to my quetiins
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Old 06-22-2015, 12:20 PM   #199
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I just ordered this one this morning so I can get in on the "magic #6" rebate
I can't wait to get it installed!!!
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Old 07-13-2015, 08:34 AM   #200
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Got the 3" lift installed, and got exactly 3" if lift. It sure does make my duratrac 33x12.50-15s look a little small though!
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Love it. Thanks for sending them over on FB too. Matt

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Got the 3" lift installed, and got exactly 3" if lift. It sure does make my duratrac 33x12.50-15s look a little small though!
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Got the 3" lift installed, and got exactly 3" if lift. It sure does make my duratrac 33x12.50-15s look a little small though!
I think your jeep looks awesome. I don't like the "stuffed" look. I do like big tires, but I like a Jeep to have that look that it can do some serious flexing too.
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Looks good
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I think your jeep looks awesome. I don't like the "stuffed" look. I do like big tires, but I like a Jeep to have that look that it can do some serious flexing too.
I appreciate it, thanks!
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Looks good
thanks! I've also noticed some improvement while cornering on road. Not as much body roll, and it just feels more stable! I've got the 9000's at 3 all around, and it definitely feels better than stock. I'll try to fine tune the settings but it feels pretty damn good right where it is!
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Looking at this kit. Couple questions for a Jeep newb.
Rancho 3" Sport System for 07-16 JeepĀ® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

Will this kit fit a 2014 JKURX? I assume so. Judging by another rubicon that just posted looks like I should expect around 3" of lift (possibly due t more weight of bumpers on Rubicon compared to some of earlier posters?).

I do not understand how the stock front swaybar disconnect works on my Rubicon so I'm curious if these swaybar endlinks affect (or not) the swaybar disconnect stock on a Rubicon?

Looking at the RS5000s instead of the 9000s as I've read good reviews. Tell me if I'm crazy for getting the 5000s instead of 9000s.

The track bar that has seen some issues with being too long, is this sort of hit or miss. Sometimes too long sometimes not? My luck is never good so pretty sure mine won't fit if there's a chance in hell possible it might not fit... :-)

I'm a novice to mediocre mechanic, but I've never worked on a jeep before. Should I attempt this install or just take it into a shop? I have no manly emotion attached to whether I do or do not install my own stuff. But saving money is always nice as long as it won't turn into a 10 hour fiasco. I'm tempted to just pay somebody good to do it. Please advise.

This is a daily driven jeep. Will see winter snow conditions and I plan to start off road trailing some, pretty mild at first when I do. Completely stock vehicle right now. Planning on 35s of some sort besides this lift.
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Looking at this kit. Couple questions for a Jeep newb.
Rancho 3" Sport System for 07-16 JeepĀ® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

Looking at the RS5000s instead of the 9000s as I've read good reviews. Tell me if I'm crazy for getting the 5000s instead of 9000s.
Keep in mind there are RS5000 shocks and RS5000X shocks. The RS5000's have been around for a long time and have mixed reviews. The RS5000X shocks came out early this year and have great reviews. You can buy them anywhere for $50.99 each. So if you are doing this kit, I would order it without the shocks and then order the RS5000X shocks to go with it.
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I actually did not realize that. Thank you very much.

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