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Today 09:14 AM
Rancho No need for sway bars or spacers, just make sure the backspacing is correct on the MB's. It was built around 33's.

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Originally Posted by AGNP2013 View Post
Hi
Today, my JKU is getting Rancho 2” sport lift with 9000XLs, exciting!!! but mechanic who is new to this kit mentioned the possibility of an installation of sway bar or wheel spacer because some lift kits need them. Can anyone who has this setting give me any info?
Also, later, I will put 33x12.5x15 with MB 15x8 on this lift. I will be okay with these rims and tires? No extra parts I need right?
Thank you.
Today 08:50 AM
AGNP2013 Hi
Today, my JKU is getting Rancho 2” sport lift with 9000XLs, exciting!!! but mechanic who is new to this kit mentioned the possibility of an installation of sway bar or wheel spacer because some lift kits need them. Can anyone who has this setting give me any info?
Also, later, I will put 33x12.5x15 with MB 15x8 on this lift. I will be okay with these rims and tires? No extra parts I need right?
Thank you.
Yesterday 06:09 PM
4DoorCrush
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Originally Posted by the rock99 View Post

What are you running now?
35's with flat fenders on a 2.5 rock krawler.
Yesterday 06:07 PM
the rock99
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Originally Posted by 4DoorCrush View Post
I ran 35's for a while but I don't recommend it
What are you running now?
Yesterday 03:55 PM
4DoorCrush
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Originally Posted by the rock99 View Post
What is the biggest tire anyone is running with the stock fenders and wheels?

Are you using spacers, and if so, how big are they?
I ran 35's for a while but I don't recommend it
Yesterday 03:05 PM
the rock99 What is the biggest tire anyone is running with the stock fenders and wheels?

Are you using spacers, and if so, how big are they?
Yesterday 01:58 AM
12thman
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Originally Posted by Mammoth919 View Post
Newb here, does the installation of this kit require either spacers for oem rims or rims with 4.5" back spacing?
It's not required for any lift. The need for more back spacing is due to taller/wider tires.
Yesterday 12:28 AM
Mammoth919 Newb here, does the installation of this kit require either spacers for oem rims or rims with 4.5" back spacing?
08-18-2014 08:40 AM
12thman
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post

A 35" would be a tight fit but would work ... Especially if you trimmed or ran flat flares.
A 33" would be perfect IMO
True. My 315/75r16 Duratracs just barely make contact with my Bushwacker flats - on the piece that wraps around the pinch seam at the front of the wheel well. It's so minor that I haven't heard it rub now that it is slightly scuffed from the first time wheeling it.
08-18-2014 05:07 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by AGNP2013 View Post
Exciting!! I cannot wait to install this kit with 9000XLs. It will be done soon. What size of tire will give a perfect looking on this setting? Is 33x12.5R 15 Duratrac too small? Should I go to 35"? Are this kit and shocks durable enough? Thanks.
A 35" would be a tight fit but would work ... Especially if you trimmed or ran flat flares.
A 33" would be perfect IMO
08-18-2014 04:37 AM
AGNP2013 Exciting!! I cannot wait to install this kit with 9000XLs. It will be done soon. What size of tire will give a perfect looking on this setting? Is 33x12.5R 15 Duratrac too small? Should I go to 35"? Are this kit and shocks durable enough? Thanks.
08-18-2014 01:18 AM
Jeep Matt
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Originally Posted by mpb1335 View Post
Just got done installing this kit today. Much smoother ride so far.
Looks great! Ride is superb!
08-17-2014 06:06 PM
mpb1335 Just got done installing this kit today. Much smoother ride so far.

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08-16-2014 08:51 PM
ljvsnyder Thanks looks good
08-16-2014 08:06 PM
Jeep Matt
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Originally Posted by ljvsnyder View Post
We need a full photo. How was the install on the hurricanes? How do you like them?
You can see clearance with the rancho 2" and flats here. I loved the fenders. Have to see in person as they look 100 times better. Cheers


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08-16-2014 05:49 PM
ljvsnyder Thanks
08-16-2014 05:43 PM
Jeep Matt
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Originally Posted by ljvsnyder View Post
We need a full photo. How was the install on the hurricanes? How do you like them?
Don't want to derail the thread with the hurricane fenders. They are fantastic. From what I read concerning material used, I'm thinking they switched the molds, as they are the same color as the factory fenders. they needed additional fastening I felt, but really nice overall with nice fit.

I'll try to post up additional photos of the height with flat fenders. CheerS.
08-15-2014 08:54 PM
mpb1335 Jeep Matt-

Looks really good. How are the 35s with it disconnected? I'm installing my kit Sunday and starting to look at tire options. Planning to retain the factory 17" and get either a 33 or 34.
08-15-2014 07:29 PM
ljvsnyder We need a full photo. How was the install on the hurricanes? How do you like them?
08-15-2014 07:04 PM
Jeep Matt
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Originally Posted by Jeep Matt View Post
Running 35" Kevlar mtr, which are closer to a 36" and hurricane flats. Plenty of room, but it's setup extremely light, no backseat, race front seats, manual etc.
Hurricane flats/rancho 2"/35" Kevlar mtr / factory bumper. Very light 2dr. Manual / race seats etc.

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08-12-2014 02:11 AM
Jeep Matt
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Originally Posted by Rancho View Post
I have seen 37's, BUT AND AGAIN BUT the guy who put them on said he was "in over his head" on that. I have seen 35's with flats though often.
Running 35" Kevlar mtr, which are closer to a 36" and hurricane flats. Plenty of room, but it's setup extremely light, no backseat, race front seats, manual etc.
08-11-2014 02:22 PM
Rancho I have seen 37's, BUT AND AGAIN BUT the guy who put them on said he was "in over his head" on that. I have seen 35's with flats though often.
08-11-2014 12:38 AM
12thman
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Originally Posted by mpb1335 View Post
What's the largest tire size anyone has run on this kit?
I run 315/75r16 Duratracs with Bushwacker flats. They are a little over 34"
08-10-2014 08:25 PM
mpb1335 Not to revive an old thread but just ordered this kit today after weeks of research. Really excited to get those 9000s hooked up on the 2010 JKR! Will post pictures when it's done.

What's the largest tire size anyone has run on this kit? I'm going to be replacing the 32" KMs and retaining the 17" rims, hoping for a 33-34" tire and am willing to shave off the fenders.
07-19-2014 07:45 PM
Fr8dawg It doesn't matter what kit your installing... Changing out shocks, springs, and adding a spacer is all the same lol
07-19-2014 05:43 PM
12thman
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Originally Posted by Jenkins01 View Post

Any tools other than what is listed in instructions needed?
Nope. Jack, stands, sockets and wrenches, torque wrench - standard stuff.
07-19-2014 10:54 AM
4DoorCrush
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Originally Posted by Jenkins01 View Post

Any tools other than what is listed in instructions needed?
Air tools help but not needed
07-19-2014 08:37 AM
Jenkins01
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Originally Posted by 12thman View Post
I couldn't find videos either. It was very easy with the supplied directions. If you know what your driveshaft, sway bar and track bar are then you are good to go. If not, watch a Teraflex video and then get to work. It's too easy to pay someone.
Any tools other than what is listed in instructions needed?
07-19-2014 03:48 AM
12thman
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Originally Posted by Jenkins01 View Post
Anyone know where I could find installation videos for this kit? I've been searching but have not had any luck. This would be my first time attempting this, and I am not sure I will do it! Might just have to bite the bullet and have a pro do it for me.
I couldn't find videos either. It was very easy with the supplied directions. If you know what your driveshaft, sway bar and track bar are then you are good to go. If not, watch a Teraflex video and then get to work. It's too easy to pay someone.
07-18-2014 11:37 PM
Fr8dawg
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Originally Posted by Jenkins01 View Post
Anyone know where I could find installation videos for this kit? I've been searching but have not had any luck. This would be my first time attempting this, and I am not sure I will do it! Might just have to bite the bullet and have a pro do it for me.
Go on YouTube and look up teraflex. They have some great install videos which apply to the Rancho sport kit (shock and coil swap)
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