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Old 03-05-2012, 04:40 PM   #1
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Rustys 3.25 advanced lift

I found a great deal on a Rustys 3.25" Advanced lift with 35" Mickey Thompson ATZ Plus radials mounted on 17" Mickey Thompson Classic II's. I'm thinking of taking it but here are my issues:

1. I was planning on a 2.5" lift with 33's.
2. I'm not familiar with Rustys or read much about them.
3. I have a 2010 JKU manual with 3.73 gears.

What are you opinions on this? I don have the money to regear and if I did the deal, I would plan on buying a Superchips programmer for adjustments.

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Some guys run Rusty’s and love it and some call them Krusty’s and hate them. I almost got their adj control arms but didn’t for my own reasons. Personally I probably would do it. Your manual with 35’s may be tolerable but you’ll want to re-gear as soon as funds allow. The superchips is no replacement for a regear.

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You're gonna be seriously undergeared. You'll also be getting into the area where you really should consider buying a new front driveshaft.

You'll need a rear bumper w/a tire carrier, or a standalone carrier such as the OR-FAB to carry your spare. The 35's could trash the welds in your tailgate, otherwise.

And if you plan on wheeling it much, you might wanna consider a sleeve and gusset job for your front axle so it doesn't get bent.

The Superchips will be like firing a pellet from a .38, compared to the regear.
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That's what I was thinking. I could buy the package and store it until I have the money to properly do it but that would kill me to wait.

I think I'm going to stick to my original plan. Thanks guys!
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That's what I was thinking. I could buy the package and store it until I have the money to properly do it but that would kill me to wait.

I think I'm going to stick to my original plan. Thanks guys!
It's really tempting, I know. But I think going with your original plan is the smart move.
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