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Old 09-19-2013, 02:36 PM   #91
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Stock will be fine. Down the road keep your eyes open for some Rubicon take offs or a deal on Ranchos or Bilstiens etc. One thing I wish I had done is put a 1/2" rear spacer in while I was at it because my rear sagged 1/2" already. You may not have that issue but I do. Other then that it is well worth doing it. You will appreciate the better handling and looks.
I also have noticed a slight sag in the rear end develop over the past rear, I'm considering a small spacer to level it back out as well

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Old 09-20-2013, 08:17 AM   #92
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RANT COMING...DW stuck again this morning on the way to work. Same place on the road where it first occurred. 3 times in 10 days. After the PLK, LCA's and Monster TB installation, two alignments, 3 wheels rebalanced I still have the DW problem. (Hey at least the caster is right). Obviously something else is wrong. Tie rod ends, ball joints. Could it be bad OEM pizza tires (20K miles on them) triggering it?

Spoke with Adams Jeep...great reputation per Maryland Jeepers. It's where I should have gone in the first place for the lift work but it's a haul from my house. Dropping it off on Monday for the day to have them go over it.

Any other ideas?

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Old 09-20-2013, 08:27 AM   #93
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Here's my 2 cents ...

Teraflex Performance Leveling Kit with Bilstein HD Shocks for 0-2" lift, and Steering Damper

285/70-17 Firestone Destination MT on Procomp 1069 w/4.75" backspace

I think it's a perfect combination. Smooth ride, improved handling, better control on forest roads .. Haven't done any heavy wheeling yet but speed bumps are no match!

This was a strippo Sport with steel wheels. I got a solid 2" in the front and 1" in the back.



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Old 11-09-2013, 11:06 PM   #94
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Just found this thread. I just purchased this kit and now having second thoughts on installing after reading this thread. I have bumpers and a winch and was looking for a little lift and this seemed to be a good option, but after reading this I'm now having second thoughts.

Now if I do decide to use this is there any other items that are a must? One in particular is an adjustable track bar, should I get one? Adjustable CA's, are they necessary?
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:11 AM   #95
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Just found this thread. I just purchased this kit and now having second thoughts on installing after reading this thread. I have bumpers and a winch and was looking for a little lift and this seemed to be a good option, but after reading this I'm now having second thoughts.

Now if I do decide to use this is there any other items that are a must? One in particular is an adjustable track bar, should I get one? Adjustable CA's, are they necessary?
you won't need an adjustable track bar or control arms. You might want to add spacers from the get go to save redoing it a few weeks later when they sag. I liked how mine drove both on and off road but was disappointed in total lift after it settled and that was without any additional weight.
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Old 01-11-2014, 08:48 PM   #96
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Here's my 2 cents ...

Teraflex Performance Leveling Kit with Bilstein HD Shocks for 0-2" lift, and Steering Damper

285/70-17 Firestone Destination MT on Procomp 1069 w/4.75" backspace

I think it's a perfect combination. Smooth ride, improved handling, better control on forest roads .. Haven't done any heavy wheeling yet but speed bumps are no match!

This was a strippo Sport with steel wheels. I got a solid 2" in the front and 1" in the back.
Your stance looks great.

How do you like the 1069s? I will be ordering a Billet JK Sport with Half Doors and want Duratrac 285/75/17. I want aftermarket wheels with the right back spacing for the tires. I like black wheels but I think it may be too much with the black fenders and just see so many black wheels. I have been looking at silver wheels and really like the 1069s but am worried they are too shiny. Don't want the chrome look. I thought about steel wheels but I've heard there could be problems with those.
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Old 03-23-2014, 08:21 AM   #97
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THE RETURN OF THE DW!

No DW since I installed new factory 18" wheels and tires and went to Adams Jeep for an inspection.

As a refresher, installed TF Leveling Kit, Rancho 9000 shocks and SS, monster track bar, TF adjustable front and read arms and Grade 8 bolt kit. This is my DD with no offroading.

Took Jeep to original dealership for oil change and tire rotation (only 6K on this new tire and wheel set).

DW came back with a vengeance. Can't drive over 60mph...if I do and hit a bump, DW happens. Also happens at a lower speed but less frequently.

Going back to dealership and have a sit down with Service Manager.

No clue as to what's causing this now and why suddenly after a tire rotation. Have had no issues for 6 months.

TIA for any help.
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Old 08-22-2014, 11:16 PM   #98
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Just found this page after looking at google for some information on the 1.5 Teraflex performance lift. I ordered the 4 door set to put on a 2 door since I been told by Northridge4x4 that they spoke to Teraflex an been told that the 4 door is only 1/4 to 1/2 more from the 2 door set. If you have any heavy bumpers it will compensate for it and you have the 2"at the front and the 1" at the rear. So now to my problem. After installing my new set of springs and new Bilstein 5100 1.5"-3" shocks I ended up with a lift of 3.5" at the front. My sway bar links are 3.5" longer than my originals. also the springs that came in the set are 1853050 in the front and 1854050 in the rear. After looking it up at google it looks like that this springs are for the 2.5" lift kit and not for the 1.5" 4 door kit. Can anybody let me know and confirm that I have the wrong parts for this setup.
Thanks and any help is appreciated......Timo
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Part numbers shouldn't lie. I think your best bet is PM'ing or calling TF.
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Part numbers shouldn't lie. I think your best bet is PM'ing or calling TF.
Thanks KJEEPER10. I can not find the part number at Teraflex web side. But from google it indicates that it's the wrong one. My front sway bar link is 10" long thats 3.5" more than my OEM. I called TF but they are on a company picnic and be back on monday. I just like to know if there is somebody that has the 4 door version what the part number needs to be to have the right hight also if my sway bar is correct. I have installed the set with 5100 Bilstein 1.5-3" shocks. I'm in front at 3" more after 10 hours form where I been OEM. If I don't remove it do I need to have the front and rear bump stops and the track bar bracket for the rear ,and if I see this right they swap the front and the rear sway bars around in the instruction of the 2'5" kit. My rear oem is 1/2" longer than the new one I installed at the front yesterday.
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Old 08-28-2014, 11:43 PM   #101
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Thanks KJEEPER10. I can not find the part number at Teraflex web side. But from google it indicates that it's the wrong one. My front sway bar link is 10" long thats 3.5" more than my OEM. I called TF but they are on a company picnic and be back on monday. I just like to know if there is somebody that has the 4 door version what the part number needs to be to have the right hight also if my sway bar is correct. I have installed the set with 5100 Bilstein 1.5-3" shocks. I'm in front at 3" more after 10 hours form where I been OEM. If I don't remove it do I need to have the front and rear bump stops and the track bar bracket for the rear ,and if I see this right they swap the front and the rear sway bars around in the instruction of the 2'5" kit. My rear oem is 1/2" longer than the new one I installed at the front yesterday.
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Look s like the springs belong to the Teraflex 2.5" lift . northridge4x4 is sending me the rest of the parts : rear track-bar relocation bracket, front and rear bump stop,and brake line drop bracket .......car looks good.

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