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Old 04-27-2013, 08:13 PM
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Suggestions for a 3-4 inch lift for 2012 JK

Best brand? Best prices?
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:20 PM   #2
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For best results, less headaches and a decent price stay under 3".

What size tires do you wish to run?

What will you be doing with your Jeep and how much wheeling do you intend to do?

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I chose to go with the BDS 3" suspension lift for my '13 Rubicon. I went with the basic kit with the standard BDS shocks. I like their "no questions asked" warranty. Time will tell!

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Anything over 2.5" will require drive shaft replacement on the front end.
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How much does changing out the drive shaft run? I think I'm gonna how with the BDS 3" lift with 33/34 inch tires
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$300-$400 for the driveshaft. All you need is a 2" lift...even just a budget boost for 33/34 tires.
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I just installed the rancho 3'' sport lift. If you buy the lift and 4 shocks, which you will need anyway, you get a 300 doller rebate.
Just got done with the install yesterday. The lift with 4 9000XL shocks were around 900 bucks through amazon.
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Running Zone 4" on 35's with STOCK driveshafts and zero issues. Love it so far.
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How is that affecting you mpg and acceleration?
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No matter what size lift/tires you go with, anything bigger than stock will negatively affect your fuel economy. Gearing choices will also tweak your fuel economy as well.
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Just got the lift in yesterday, tires and wheels going on this week, long ride next weekend, I will let you know then. Before I did all the work, I was getting 19-20. So I am anxious to see what I will be down to.

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