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05-07-2013 08:18 AM
XTRyan
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
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Replied, so be sure to check your inbox! If you have any questions, feel free to PM me at any time in the future!

-Zach
05-06-2013 10:55 PM
fastNugly
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Originally Posted by ExtremeTerrain View Post
FastnUgly,

We do carry that kit minus the shocks. The Teraflex 2.5" Lift Kit will come with shock extension brackets, but since you'll be getting new shocks, you can just set those aside.

We also carry a wide range of great Shocks choices from Rancho to Fox. I would recommend either the Fox 2.0 Smooth Body Shocks or Rancho RS9000's. Both will give you a great ride and you won't be disappointed with either one.

Please shoot me a PM if you have any questions.

-Zach
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05-06-2013 08:18 AM
XTRyan
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
My question exactly!
Is there this exact kit minus the shocks so I can go with Fox or Bilstein shocks?
FastnUgly,

We do carry that kit minus the shocks. The Teraflex 2.5" Lift Kit will come with shock extension brackets, but since you'll be getting new shocks, you can just set those aside.

We also carry a wide range of great Shocks choices from Rancho to Fox. I would recommend either the Fox 2.0 Smooth Body Shocks or Rancho RS9000's. Both will give you a great ride and you won't be disappointed with either one.

Please shoot me a PM if you have any questions.

-Zach
05-03-2013 03:56 PM
fastNugly
Quote:
Originally Posted by ExtremeTerrain View Post
FastnUgly,

Coil Spring Lifts will give you clearance to run a larger tire along with a better ride. You will also notice more performance on and off road with this type of kit. A coil spring kit is usually a bit more inclusive of a kit and will come with more parts to set up the suspension correctly.

Both of the kits I linked to are great kits and you won't be disappointed with either one. It all will come down to how much you want to spend and what you're looking to get out of a lift kit.

Hope this helps! Please don't hesitate to get a hold of me.

-Zach
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Originally Posted by Quadtrax View Post
Zach .. I like that coil spring kit you linked ... Tell me about Teraflex shocks.
My question exactly!
Is there this exact kit minus the shocks so I can go with Fox or Bilstein shocks?
05-03-2013 10:42 AM
Quadtrax Zach .. I like that coil spring kit you linked ... Tell me about Teraflex shocks.
05-03-2013 08:47 AM
bill9274
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post

Thanks

This is true..
Do you run this kit?
i have the rc series 2 3.5" lift and it has been great so far. i really cant see what i will have to change if i upgrade to a long arm kit that i wouldnt have to change with any other kit.
05-03-2013 08:42 AM
XTRyan
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
Ok!
So what is a goo kit that will lift 2.5" and uses coils vs spacers?
FastnUgly,

Spacer Lift Kits will give you the clearance to run a larger tire and not much else. The Jeep will ride close to stock and you won't get any performance gains out of this type of lift.

Coil Spring Lifts will give you clearance to run a larger tire along with a better ride. You will also notice more performance on and off road with this type of kit. A coil spring kit is usually a bit more inclusive of a kit and will come with more parts to set up the suspension correctly.

Both of the kits I linked to are great kits and you won't be disappointed with either one. It all will come down to how much you want to spend and what you're looking to get out of a lift kit.

Hope this helps! Please don't hesitate to get a hold of me.

-Zach
05-03-2013 06:12 AM
slsbl77 I'm going with the AEV 2.5 Dual sport with the steering correcting brackets, installing today. The lift has excellent reviews, many saying it handles on road better than stock.
I have to drive it daily so having the capability of excellent on and off road handling matters to me. Get it right the first time, you won't be constantly upgrading.
Bob
05-03-2013 06:02 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post

Ok!
So what is a goo kit that will lift 2.5" and uses coils vs spacers?
Spacers are fine for a little more clearance for bigger tires. Another pro is you will get 2.5" of lift.
Running coils with a light rig will get you 1" or even more. Not good for steering/driveshafts.

You want a complete kit for the height. a 4" w/ only coils and shocks is cheap but missing components to make it work right.
05-03-2013 12:09 AM
Farnham21 Teraflex 2.5, rubicon express isn't terrible, aev, metalcloak, there are very many use quadratecs lift advisor it's a great tool
05-02-2013 11:57 PM
fastNugly
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Originally Posted by Farnham21 View Post
There's a reason people are always "upgrading" these lifts. And it's not cause they just want to, they have too. Do it right once and forget it
Ok!
So what is a goo kit that will lift 2.5" and uses coils vs spacers?
05-02-2013 11:46 PM
Farnham21
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Originally Posted by jrussblues View Post

The bad part is you will eventually "upgrade" every part of a rough country kit. Not saying this to be rude. I have heard a lot of people on the forum praise and hate on rc stuff. I have met many ppl in person with rc stuff, they all hated it and planned on upgrading. Bad ride, weak components, etc. They have a great price but you can probably find something much better within your budget that you will only have to do once.
There's a reason people are always "upgrading" these lifts. And it's not cause they just want to, they have too. Do it right once and forget it
05-02-2013 10:18 PM
jrussblues
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post

Thanks

This is true..
Do you run this kit?
The bad part is you will eventually "upgrade" every part of a rough country kit. Not saying this to be rude. I have heard a lot of people on the forum praise and hate on rc stuff. I have met many ppl in person with rc stuff, they all hated it and planned on upgrading. Bad ride, weak components, etc. They have a great price but you can probably find something much better within your budget that you will only have to do once.
05-02-2013 09:34 PM
fastNugly
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Originally Posted by Newly installed long arm View Post
Rough country I've got 2000 plus miles on
Thanks

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Originally Posted by bill9274 View Post
the good thing about rough country is you can upgrade at anytime. they sale a long arm upgrade kit.
This is true..
Do you run this kit?
05-02-2013 05:59 PM
bill9274 the good thing about rough country is you can upgrade at anytime. they sale a long arm upgrade kit.
05-02-2013 01:48 PM
Newly installed long arm Rough country I've got 2000 plus miles on
05-02-2013 01:35 PM
fastNugly
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Originally Posted by Newly installed long arm View Post
Mine is a 6inch RC long arm installed my self in garage very happy with
What kit is this? I know long arm, but have yet to log into RC's site
Nice lift by the way.....how long you had it?
05-02-2013 08:51 AM
Newly installed long arm Better now because as u lift it shortens the wheel base and when u install the long arm u can stretch it back out
05-02-2013 08:46 AM
bill9274
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Originally Posted by Newly installed long arm View Post
Mine is a 6inch RC long arm installed my self in garage very happy with
that looks good i think i will prolly do the long arm conversion next year. how does it ride
05-02-2013 08:18 AM
Newly installed long arm Mine is a 6inch RC long arm installed my self in garage very happy with
05-02-2013 08:11 AM
XTRyan
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Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
Thanks gents!
Like I said, I run their kit on my 12 ram. Got their 6" lift with Bilsteins at 2.1
Love the pairing.

May just have to give it a try

Just heard from a few jeepers to go with jeep only focused lifts. Tera, Rk, etc
But they are double if not triple RC's price
A lot of people will only run the more expensive kits like Rock Krawler and Teraflex and there's nothing wrong with that. Rock Krawler is made 100% in the USA and that means a a lot to some people.

Even if you get the Rough Country Lift Kit and aren't happy with it, you can always slowly upgrade to a better kit. Teraflex and Rock Krawler sell all their kits as Builders Parts. So that way you can get coils, control arms and track bars all separately.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

-Zach
05-02-2013 07:16 AM
fastNugly
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Originally Posted by ExtremeTerrain View Post
FastNugly,

Rough Country makes a great kit for the price. It will give you the clearance to run larger tires and rides very close to stock.

There are a good bit of Jeeps with Rough Country Lift Kits on this forum. If you actually talk to someone who is running one will say they're happy with the kit.

Hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any other questions.

-Zach
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Originally Posted by Savora View Post
I've had my RC a year now and yes I love mine, also bought my daughter one for her TJ and a few of my buddies have them, we are all happy with RC.

And yes I have 15's so no Duratracs for me in a 35
Thanks gents!
Like I said, I run their kit on my 12 ram. Got their 6" lift with Bilsteins at 2.1
Love the pairing.

May just have to give it a try

Just heard from a few jeepers to go with jeep only focused lifts. Tera, Rk, etc
But they are double if not triple RC's price
05-01-2013 11:38 AM
WatchThis! Just the unimportant ones like the stuff on track bar and stearing ends. And of course the ball joints but that is a given with any JK running lare tires over time.
I have seen and helped several RC lifts pulled and replaced with something else but never the orher way around.

Keep in mind I am talking about lifts biger then a lvl kit.
05-01-2013 10:56 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by WatchThis! View Post

Nahh they get a bad rep from guys that work on jeeps and have to take them off or add parts from other lifts 2 or 3 years down the road because all the joints are shot in the frontend. But what do I know......
What joints
05-01-2013 10:53 AM
Proxy404
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Originally Posted by Savora View Post
Where did u find Duratacs in a 35 ??? I had them in 33s and would have stayed with them IF they had made them in a 35, but they didn't so I went with Kevlars.

I'm running the RC 2.5" coil spring lift then added all the extra weight of front/rear bumpers, winch, swing out carrier, and every skid plate rock hard makes so I added a .75" Daystar budget boost (cheap and easy $40) and I've had no issues running either way.
Shop near me got em for me. I'll admit they're not TRUE 35s. The 315/70/R17 measures about 34.2"

Check DiscountTireDirect.com. They had them on there too.
05-01-2013 09:30 AM
WatchThis!
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Originally Posted by jcrawler93 View Post
Nahh Rough Country gets bad rep from the guys who wasted over $800 for a 3in and they see that rough country lifts are more economical and better so they just talk Shi** and say it's a piece of crap.
Nahh they get a bad rep from guys that work on jeeps and have to take them off or add parts from other lifts 2 or 3 years down the road because all the joints are shot in the frontend. But what do I know......
05-01-2013 09:06 AM
jcrawler93 You can actually get RC lifts brand new from the vendors at others forums at way better prices lol
05-01-2013 09:06 AM
Savora
Quote:
Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
How you liking the RC kit?
How long have you had it?
I've had my RC a year now and yes I love mine, also bought my daughter one for her TJ and a few of my buddies have them, we are all happy with RC.

And yes I have 15's so no Duratracs for me in a 35
05-01-2013 09:00 AM
XTRyan
Quote:
Originally Posted by fastNugly View Post
Thanks for the feedback. The price of the RC kit at $499 is half of of another kit. Which is why I'm asking.....
FastNugly,

Rough Country makes a great kit for the price. It will give you the clearance to run larger tires and rides very close to stock.

There are a good bit of Jeeps with Rough Country Lift Kits on this forum. If you actually talk to someone who is running one will say they're happy with the kit.

Hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any other questions.

-Zach
05-01-2013 08:55 AM
jcrawler93 Nahh Rough Country gets bad rep from the guys who wasted over $800 for a 3in and they see that rough country lifts are more economical and better so they just talk Shi** and say it's a piece of crap.
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