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Old 07-29-2013, 03:15 PM   #1
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Jk springs on a TJ (pic request)

I've read other threads and their seems to be a discrepancy on how much lift they add and if you do or do not need 2" leveling blocks.

Supposedly 3" lift from springs alone

Please post some pics of your TJ on JK suspension springs. And if you did or did not use 2" leveling blocks

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Old 07-29-2013, 04:18 PM   #2
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Sorry no pics, but i used the jk "18" springs in front and MIGHT have gained half an inch. MAYBE. I forgot to measure before and after. I have a 4.0 and stock bumper. I didnt do the rears.

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Sorry no pics, but i used the jk "18" springs in front and MIGHT have gained half an inch. MAYBE. I forgot to measure before and after. I have a 4.0 and stock bumper. I didnt do the rears.
Hmm.. Maybe I'll just use the spacers and jk springs
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:53 PM   #4
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FYI, all of the springs on the JKs are different, and very few make height gains.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:31 PM   #5
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FYI, all of the springs on the JKs are different, and very few make height gains.
Mine are 2012 rubicon springs from a 2 door
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:41 PM   #6
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Mine are 2012 rubicon springs from a 2 door
Do you know the rates on them? Its the last two numbers on the tag. Higher the number, the stiffer the spring.
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:09 PM   #7
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Do you know the rates on them? Its the last two numbers on the tag. Higher the number, the stiffer the spring.
Yeah, unfortunately I bought them before I realized the rating system. Cross my fingers and hope I got a high rating! Rubicon so hopefully they went big
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Will have shipped by friday
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:22 PM   #9
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I got sahara springs and shocks. I got a solid 3"

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Old 07-29-2013, 10:28 PM   #10
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sorry, I'm trying to get the the pictures to work...

I also got sahara wheels and tires...but that isn't the point
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Sorry to thread jack but I have my set of stock 2013 4dr JK Rubicon springs for sale located in Albuquerque,nm if anyones interested , front is 5212 6318AC rear is 6800 4459AA,had 1k miles on them before lift, none offroad
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sorry, I'm trying to get the the pictures to work...

I also got sahara wheels and tires...but that isn't the point
Try again on the pic!
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Here's some more angles.

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I highly recommend this option. Super cost effective. I got mine for $50, all 4 springs and all 4 shocks for $50.

Then, I had to buy 2" spacers to go up front to level things out. So that cost $30.

So I got the full suspension upgrade for $80.

The Jeep drives wonderfully. It feels like a whole new car.
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How'd ya wedge in the front shocks? replace the bushing with a bar pin? I was looking at picking upa bar pin eliminator kit provided the through-bolt fits the bushing
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How'd ya wedge in the front shocks? replace the bushing with a bar pin? I was looking at picking upa bar pin eliminator kit provided the through-bolt fits the bushing
We didn't have to do anything, I don't think. I read all over that they wouldn't fit right, but they actually went on with no issues.
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I don't have any pics on my phone sorry but I lost some height when I put in the JK springs and my spacers:\
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I don't have any pics on my phone sorry but I lost some height when I put in the JK springs and my spacers:\
Wow hope I got good ones
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Wow hope I got good ones
Idk the rate on mine. I can go out and look in the morning...

All I know is that they came off a JKU Sahara.
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:44 AM   #21
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remember that kevin has a 4 cyl so theres less weight on the front
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Sorry to thread jack but I have my set of stock 2013 4dr JK Rubicon springs for sale located in Albuquerque,nm if anyones interested , front is 5212 6318AC rear is 6800 4459AA,had 1k miles on them before lift, none offroad
If you want to pay shipping Il take them
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remember that kevin has a 4 cyl so theres less weight on the front
Forgot to mention that! Great point, that makes a big difference.

Along with engine, do you have many after market bumpers? Huge spare? Winch? Fat friends? All of these would affect the height you get out of your springs
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Forgot to mention that! Great point, that makes a big difference.

Along with engine, do you have many after market bumpers? Huge spare? Winch? Fat friends? All of these would affect the height you get out of your springs
My goodness. Did I just hear a plus to having the 2.5! Lol

I have a full size spare, moderate heavy front bumper.. 2.5 engine and no fat chicks.
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My goodness. Did I just hear a plus to having the 2.5! Lol

I have a full size spare, moderate heavy front bumper.. 2.5 engine and no fat chicks.
I bet you'll be fine. I've got mine sitting on 32" and there's still a few inches of clearance. I got a pretty sizeable height increase, so I either lucked out oooor......
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🔣 Looks like I got the low end springs, rookie mistake. Think they will add lift to a 2.5l? Are they stiffer than the tj springs? Mine sag anyways. I got 14 fronts and the low end rear too
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Anyone know SE spring rating compared to jk 14 springs
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Added the low end springs from a jk rubicon to my SE. Added 1" lift and ride alot better.

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