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Old 04-28-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Lift kits?

Looking to investing in a suspension lift for my 03 rubicon. As of now it only has 2 inch body lift, stock suspension.

Wondering what lifts are good for offroading, but yet affordable. Skyjacker, rough country, rubicon express, etc.

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Looking to investing in a suspension lift for my 03 rubicon. As of now it only has 2 inch body lift, stock suspension.

Wondering what lifts are good for offroading, but yet affordable. Skyjacker, rough country, rubicon express, etc.
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What size tire do you plan on running? I would recommend getting rid of the body lift, or dropping it down to around an inch. That will save you some wear and tear on your shifter linkages and other parts that high body lifts put stress on. Then getting a moderate suspension lift, around 3"-4".

Depending on how much you want to spend, and what height of lift you are going to run will determine the brand to look into. We carry Lift Kits in all of the brands you mentioned, so I'll be able to answer any questions about them you may have.

Let me know the height you're looking for and I can give you a hand!

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Old 04-29-2013, 12:55 PM   #3
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Trail-Hated,

What size tire do you plan on running? I would recommend getting rid of the body lift, or dropping it down to around an inch. That will save you some wear and tear on your shifter linkages and other parts that high body lifts put stress on. Then getting a moderate suspension lift, around 3"-4".

Depending on how much you want to spend, and what height of lift you are going to run will determine the brand to look into. We carry Lift Kits in all of the brands you mentioned, so I'll be able to answer any questions about them you may have.

Let me know the height you're looking for and I can give you a hand!

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I'm running 33's and I'd like to get a 4inch suspension.
Looking for sometime that is worth investing money in. Right now my budget is 850.
I don't plan on doing crazy stuff with it. All tho I do wheel often.
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Old 04-30-2013, 05:31 AM   #4
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I'm running 33's and I'd like to get a 4inch suspension.
Looking for sometime that is worth investing money in. Right now my budget is 850.
I don't plan on doing crazy stuff with it. All tho I do wheel often.
I bought a 4"SL, 1.25" BL,1" MML for around $750. From Allen at AOR. It's a zone. I'm running 33's as well.
He was great to work with I can get you in contact with him.
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wow thats a clean rig there my friend
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:38 AM   #6
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wow thats a clean rig there my friend
You've never seen it that clean!
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I'm running 33's and I'd like to get a 4inch suspension.
Looking for sometime that is worth investing money in. Right now my budget is 850.
I don't plan on doing crazy stuff with it. All tho I do wheel often.
Trial-Hated,

A great kit for you would be the Zone 4" Lift Kit. It'll give you great ride on the street and awesome performance offroad. The kit iwll give you the clearance you need to run up to a 33" tire

This kit is easy to install with no cutting or drilling required. With the right tools and a few friends, you can have this kit on in a few hours.

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions, I'll be happy to help.

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Do.the zone combo 4'25 better kit for.the.money
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Trial-Hated,

A great kit for you would be the Zone 4" Lift Kit. It'll give you great ride on the street and awesome performance offroad. The kit iwll give you the clearance you need to run up to a 33" tire

This kit is easy to install with no cutting or drilling required. With the right tools and a few friends, you can have this kit on in a few hours.

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions, I'll be happy to help.

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You do have to drill unless you buy the adjustable track bar,FYI.
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You do have to drill unless you buy the adjustable track bar,FYI.
Moses,

I realized that after I posted it, and it was too late to edit. I looked back through the install instructions and saw the drilling step. Thanks for correcting me!

If you have any questions, I'll be happy to help.

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Old 05-01-2013, 10:17 AM   #11
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It's no problem. I wasn't being an ass but that is an important step that most people like to avoid.
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Trial-Hated,

A great kit for you would be the Zone 4" Lift Kit. It'll give you great ride on the street and awesome performance offroad. The kit iwll give you the clearance you need to run up to a 33" tire

This kit is easy to install with no cutting or drilling required. With the right tools and a few friends, you can have this kit on in a few hours.

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions, I'll be happy to help.

-Zach
MMMM I like that KIT.... cheapppp lol hahaha maybe we can both get it and get an even better price
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:42 PM   #13
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Jandaso I got the 4.25 I think it a better kit
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I will wait till you get yours in this sat ... i want to see how it looks....i actually not a big fan of the TC drop. because if I really have to do that might as well buy a belly up since my differential will not have any difference in clearance since i will be retaining the 33"

and if i dont want to do a TC drop but still want the 4" then i might have to spend another 500 for a SYE and a custom Toms Driveshaft
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Hope the bl mml lift help so I dont drop tc
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:53 PM   #16
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yeah man lets get that thing on ... take it for a ride and see if it vibrates. I dont think it will
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Old 05-01-2013, 04:51 PM   #17
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Hope the bl mml lift help so I dont drop tc
I had to on mine but its only like an inch. Plus my diffs usually get hung up before the TC.
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Ha ha kappa very funny but how much you got in yours and I bet I go where you do lol lol just kidding
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I had to on mine but its only like an inch. Plus my diffs usually get hung up before the TC.
Maybe in the mud but if you get into the rocks might be a different story. I'm sure I have gone places I wouldn't have without my Tummy Tuck. I only have 3" of lift though, so that factors in as well. You can point your tires at the rocks to get your diffs over them, not so much with the transfer case.

All depends on what kind of riding you do I guess.
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Ha ha kappa very funny but how much you got in yours and I bet I go where you do lol lol just kidding
Haha - I bet you can with a good line. I don't do crazy things. I'd still go to the mall if I could fit in the parking deck.
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Ha ha indeed humble grasshopper. On the Service Roads, sure. Some place like Morris or Adventure....not so much.

With that said we have some seen some stock..ish Jeeps do impressvie stuff. Including Cleveland this past weekend.
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Thank you oh wise fellow jeepers a wise man told me its all in how you drive
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On that note after this weekend I should ne.able to tackle some harder stuff
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Maybe in the mud but if you get into the rocks might be a different story. I'm sure I have gone places I wouldn't have without my Tummy Tuck. I only have 3" of lift though, so that factors in as well. You can point your tires at the rocks to get your diffs over them, not so much with the transfer case.

All depends on what kind of riding you do I guess.
It is and I've never really been interested in the rock stuff, not that I wouldn't do it just not what I enjoy.
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So if I have a body lift I don't have to drop TC?
Because that is something I'd like to avoid as well.
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From what I've read if you stick with a 3" SL and do the 1.25" BL and a MML you can avoid the TC drop and SYE purchase. Going to the 4" I did the others and still had vibes so I did the TC drop. I believe the 3" SL is the threshold.
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From what I've read if you stick with a 3" SL and do the 1.25" BL and a MML you can avoid the TC drop and SYE purchase. Going to the 4" I did the others and still had vibes so I did the TC drop. I believe the 3" SL is the threshold.
I've got 2 inch bl.
The 3 1.25 doesn't come with control arms?
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No it does not. The 4" has new lower control arms in it.

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