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Old 06-25-2014, 12:16 AM   #1
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Hello I am wanting to lift my jeep lj more but I can't decide if I should go with a RK 5.5 LA or a RE 4.5 LA. I already have a 1.25" BL and it'd stay to had the extra height. I'm gonna be running 35s and would like to move up to 37s in the future, I am aware of all the re-gearing and likely axle swaps that would have to take place. I'm going for mostly looks cause it's my DD but I want performance/clearance for when I go off road. I don't rock crawl, and I don't know much about these lifts. I would like some advice from jeepers who have had these lifts themselves, how safe are they? How do they handle? What are your thoughts? Feel free to post pictures too!
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Old 06-25-2014, 06:41 AM   #2
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highly suggest looking into a savvy 4" lift. if you really feel that you NEED a LA lift, check out Clayton

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Old 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM   #3
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highly suggest looking into a savvy 4" lift. if you really feel that you NEED a LA lift, check out Clayton
I'll check out both of those too. How much of an overall power loss is there with 4.5-5.5 lift +1.25" BL. Or even with the 4" lift? Can you notice a difference?
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power loss? as in engine power.... none. that depends more on the size tires you want to run and the gear ratio you choose to match them
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:21 PM   #5
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power loss? as in engine power.... none. that depends more on the size tires you want to run and the gear ratio you choose to match them
Yeah I understand that part, power loss more as in a lower center of gravity kinda way, if that makes sense.
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