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Old 11-02-2013, 04:18 PM   #1
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Suspension Lifts - Any Good Suggestions or Advice?

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I'm looking to add between two-to-three inches of lift to my 2003 Wrangler Sport. With so many choices out there I've managed to narrow down my short list to the following: Old Man Emu (ARB); Race Car Dynamics (RCD); TerraFlex. Right now, I'm leaning toward the OME kit, but I've also heard good things about TerraFlex. The RCD kit hit my radar while shopping Quadratec. Their 3" kit seems like a great deal at $799, with no tax or shipping charges.

RCD Suspension 3" Lift Kit with Bilstein Shocks for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec

I'm not into hitting overly difficult or treacherous off-road trails, but I am looking for something that will last. Any input into the aforementioned kits is greatly appreciated!

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Old 11-02-2013, 06:12 PM   #2
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Love my rock krawler 3.5 X Factor short arm. Sitting on 35s.

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Old 11-02-2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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Iff you get the 2.5 old man emu HD with schocks I will trade you my currie 4 inch progresive springs and blistein 5100 they are about a year old
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I run Teraflex 3.5 and love the system!! I would recommend them to anyone looking to upgrade. Proven very reliable and good ride
Can't go wrong with Teraflex.
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I run Teraflex 3.5 and love the system!! I would recommend them to anyone looking to upgrade. Proven very reliable and good ride Can't go wrong with Teraflex.
How's your on-road ride with the Teraflex kit? Did you have to to add a YSE to help with any driveline vibrations with a 3.5" kit?
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Old 02-01-2014, 08:33 AM   #6
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I didnt have tk add anything to the driveline in my Lj with my 3.5 kit.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:19 AM   #7
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How's your on-road ride with the Teraflex kit? Did you have to to add a YSE to help with any driveline vibrations with a 3.5" kit?
Woks great. did a Tcase drop and had 0 vibration. Did an SYE later for the "Tummy Tuck" and to get the pinion angle nice and straight.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:31 AM   #8
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I would go with a rough country 2.5 I run their stuff on both of my jeeps and have never had a issue
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:39 AM   #9
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2.5" is not much on a TJ. you'll rub with 33" tires.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:48 AM   #10
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BDS 2" suspension lift (springs and shocks). Gave me approx. 2.75" of lift, leaving plenty of space / clearance for my tires. Required no other parts or additional expense. Quality parts, rides like stock.

This system has worked great for me. Keep in mind I'm in Florida, my Jeep is for weekend fun, I like a smooth highway ride, and I use it for exploring wooded areas and the Beach.

Keep it simple, and good luck with whatever you purchase.
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I figured he has an Lj from his screen name. Guess I should have re-read his first post lol

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