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Old 11-21-2012, 02:59 PM   #1
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Anybody have any recommendations close to Denver? I'm looking to get a 2.5'' lift installed. Thanks!

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Old 11-21-2012, 03:04 PM   #2
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Anybody have any recommendations close to Denver? I'm looking to get a 2.5'' lift installed. Thanks!
Are you opposed to doing it yourself? it would save you a ton of money to spend on other mods. Plus you'll learn a lot about your rig and setup, in case something breaks you'll know how to fix it

If you need extra hands I could help as I did mine myself and am in Denver

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What about doing it yourself and asking for some the guys here for help? It'd save you a few hundred bucks and you get to see how the suspension works and all that....just an idea....that's what I'm planning on when I get my lift in March....
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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Are you opposed to doing it yourself? it would save you a ton of money to spend on other mods. Plus you'll learn a lot about your rig and setup, in case something breaks you'll know how to fix it

If you need extra hands I could help as I did mine myself and am in Denver
I've never done one but not opposed to doing it. Biggest issue is since I moved here 9 months ago I'm still in an apartment without a garage or necessary tools I would love to save money for other mods though that's for sure!
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:13 PM   #5
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I've never done one but not opposed to doing it. Biggest issue is since I moved here 9 months ago I'm still in an apartment without a garage or necessary tools I would love to save money for other mods though that's for sure!
I found this awesome place in denver called "club workshop" close to downtown. they charge $20 hour for an auto bay and have a lift you can use. I went there and rotated my tires and did an oil change in a half hour. I have to park in the street and it gets annoying doing some jobs in the jeep out there. It's pretty cool and they're open till 11 pm most days. They also have mig and tig wleding classes that are $45 which I'm signed up for the first weekend in december

I have all the tools you would need and am willing to help depending on when you want to do it. Plus they have a community tool supply you can use if we need something I don't have. Let me know
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I helped with a leaf spring lift years ago, but I haven't done a coil like ours yet, but I definitely want to learn how it all works and goes together....I'd be willing to help out....when were you planning to get the lift?
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DIY Auto Shop

These are scattered around town...same concept....or, depending on when you were planning on doing it, one of us might be able to use our garage for it....
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I found this awesome place in denver called "club workshop" close to downtown. they charge $20 hour for an auto bay and have a lift you can use. I went there and rotated my tires and did an oil change in a half hour. I have to park in the street and it gets annoying doing some jobs in the jeep out there. It's pretty cool and they're open till 11 pm most days. They also have mig and tig wleding classes that are $45 which I'm signed up for the first weekend in december

I have all the tools you would need and am willing to help depending on when you want to do it. Plus they have a community tool supply you can use if we need something I don't have. Let me know
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I helped with a leaf spring lift years ago, but I haven't done a coil like ours yet, but I definitely want to learn how it all works and goes together....I'd be willing to help out....when were you planning to get the lift?
Awesome info guys! I'll order in the next month or two. Probably a 2.5'' Teraflex or similar (also open to suggestions). I'll be getting either 33x12.50x15 or maybe 35's. I would be totally up for setting up a time that works best for anyone that wants to help me. I'll buy the beer and pizza.
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That's usually the currency of choice on here from what I've seen. When I do mine, I'm going with the RockKrawler 2.5" Max Travel and 35's.

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Awesome info guys! I'll order in the next month or two. Probably a 2.5'' Teraflex or similar (also open to suggestions). I'll be getting either 33x12.50x15 or maybe 35's. I would be totally up for setting up a time that works best for anyone that wants to help me. I'll buy the beer and pizza.
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I've done a fair bit of suspension work on TJ's and XJ's, so I know a good bit about it. I have a garage that we could use when the time comes, pizza and beer is good. Also IOU's are nice to since I will be purchasing a 2.5" kit come my tax return in January and will be needing a second (or third) pair of hands to make the job nice and easy.
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Old 11-21-2012, 06:40 PM   #11
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I have 2.5 inches of lift and can't fit 33s without rubbing on my bushwhacker fender flares fyi. I'm upgrading to 3.5 sl and 1 inch bodylift
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Old 11-21-2012, 06:43 PM   #12
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But that's my LJ think its diff with the jk
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:32 PM   #13
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Yeah, JK's don't need as much lift....a 2.5" lift can fit 35's easy and 37's with some trimming. Going over 3" causes issues with driveshafts and other various things.
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Cool I just hadn't read if you guys were in jk's. If I took the flares off I'd have plenty room. But the rear ones being a gift I'd go through hell selling them lol
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Awesome info guys! I'll order in the next month or two. Probably a 2.5'' Teraflex or similar (also open to suggestions). I'll be getting either 33x12.50x15 or maybe 35's. I would be totally up for setting up a time that works best for anyone that wants to help me. I'll buy the beer and pizza.
I'd go with 35's as you shouldn't have any problems fitting them. You might have to trim your pinch seems a little, but that's no big deal. JK wheels wells are pretty big so you'll be fine. I was running the teraflex 2.5" with 35's and only cut the corner off my pinch seam and had no problems at all
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I have 2.5 inches of lift and can't fit 33s without rubbing on my bushwhacker fender flares fyi. I'm upgrading to 3.5 sl and 1 inch bodylift
Why the body lift?
I ran 33s with 3 1/2" springs
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Why the body lift?
I ran 33s with 3 1/2" springs
I dunno. I might not do it.

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