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Old 02-20-2012, 06:13 PM   #1
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Tires/Wheels or Lift first?

I have a 12 JK sport. I plan on the RK 2.5 lift and 315x16 (Duratrac) tires and wheel combo. Don't have the funds to do both at the same time which would be ideally so which should come first? I dont plan to off road until summer in regard to any rubbing issues with the tire size. Also is it wise to replace all the stock bolts at the same time the lift goes on in regard to "death wobble?"

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Old 02-20-2012, 06:17 PM   #2
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I have a 12 JK sport. I plan on the RK 2.5 lift and 315x16 (Duratrac) tires and wheel combo. Don't have the funds to do both at the same time which would be ideally so which should come first? I dont plan to off road until summer in regard to any rubbing issues with the tire size. Also is it wise to replace all the stock bolts at the same time the lift goes on in regard to "death wobble?"

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You'll pretty much have to do the lift first. And yes, you should replace the bolts with the polyperformance kit when you do your lift (or have it done).

Here's a link to the whole "bolt problem" on the JK trackbars, and one on Death Wobble, if you haven't seen em...both should be mandatory reading.

The Importance of changing out stock bolts!!

Diagnosing Death Wobble and Fixing Non-DW Shimmies and Wobbles

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Old 02-20-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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315/75/R16's are basically a 35x12.5. Those won't fit on a stock JK.. So with that said, I would go with the lift kit first

Or Keep saving and do both at the same time
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:32 PM   #4
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Hey Kbwolf? whats this polyperformance kit? where can I get it? I got my lift, wheels and tires ready to go on this weekend! I def need this kit!
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Hey Kbwolf? whats this polyperformance kit? where can I get it? I got my lift, wheels and tires ready to go on this weekend! I def need this kit!
EAD offroad.

But I believe the kit is on back order
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EAD offroad.

But I believe the kit is on back order
Thanks! everything I always need in a hurry is on backorder!
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The kit from EAD was on backorder when I ordered it; however they kept me updated and sent it out as soon as it came in, which only took a week or so. I plan on using those bots when I do my lift.
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Thanks! everything I always need in a hurry is on backorder!
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I bought the same bolts at a local bolt dealer today. Cost less than half as much as the Poly kit. FYI.
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I bought the same bolts at a local bolt dealer today. Cost less than half as much as the Poly kit. FYI.
I'm lazy
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I talked to EAD today, they are out, Poly is out and so is the big Q. They will have them the 2nd week in March.
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I talked to EAD today, they are out, Poly is out and so is the big Q. They will have them the 2nd week in March.
Wonder how many of those kits were sold?
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Wonder how many of those kits were sold?
Some clown's rocking a Bentley.
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Some clown's rocking a Bentley.
No S**t

His plate says "got bolts"
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No S**t

His plate says "got bolts"
Or "GotNutz."

But he can't roll down a fire road w/out doors and roof. Poor poser.
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Called a buddy of mine... He works for Fastenal. 20 bucks! Picking them up tomorrow! I might be going into business!
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Bet Bentley dude isnt ridin with a set of his own bolts though.
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Bet Bentley dude isnt ridin with a set of his own bolts though.
Probably has an assistant behind him in a golf cart with boxes of em at all times, though.
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Probably has an assistant behind him in a golf cart with boxes of em at all times, though.
Is this him?

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I just took the measurements for the bolts from the poly site and went shopping at true value, done.
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Oh dear Lord, someone needs to get out more! I can't believe I actually watched that. I kept thinking it was gonna get better.

Wait, what was this thread about?
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Thats what I did took measurements from Polys site and bought them local. No backorder on bolts around here.
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Called a buddy of mine... He works for Fastenal. 20 bucks! Picking them up tomorrow! I might be going into business!
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Thats what I did took measurements from Polys site and bought them local. No backorder on bolts around here.
You guys are getting at least grade 8 hardware, right?
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You guys are getting at least grade 8 hardware, right?
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You guys are getting at least grade 8 hardware, right?
Yes sir. Grade 8 bolts and those nuts that lock on, the name escapes me right now.
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Yes sir. Grade 8 bolts and those nuts that lock on, the name escapes me right now.
Just thought some fool throw that out there. And what better fool than me? No offense.

Stover top lock nuts.

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