|02-18-2014 11:52 AM|
Tera Flex 2.5 Lift
I have a few questions about the Teraflex 2.5 inch lift. I have a 2012 JK 2dr with the 255/75 R17 BFGOODRICH MTs. If I choose to do this lift would I need a wheel spacer to make it look nicer? I have an ARB stubby bumper and I feel that my front end is sagging a little. Im getting a good deal on the lift @ $601
Tera Flex #1251002. Any opinions? Pictures?
|06-22-2013 10:23 AM|
Here are a couple of views of the RH and LH AEV geometry correction brackets. They drop the lower arms 2.5". Plenty of clearance between front drive shaft and exhaust crossover. This jeep is a standard transmission.
Replaced the factory axle side sway bar bolt with a grade 8, 9/16" x 3" hex bolt as so many have recommended.
|06-22-2013 09:39 AM|
|06-22-2013 08:37 AM|
|06-22-2013 12:18 AM|
|J33P4M3||appears to be a 2012 issue from what I'm reading|
|06-21-2013 11:23 PM|
|06-21-2013 11:12 PM|
|J33P4M3||I'm going to install the Teraflex 2.5" lift from Northridge 4x4 that comes with the Bilstein shocks. I wasnt told I needed an exhaust spacer with this lift... do I? I have a 2013 10A JKUR Auto. I'm getting the AEV correction brackets, so should I also add on the monster bar as well?|
|06-21-2013 03:55 PM|
This thread was helpful. I went with the 2.5" AEV lift and geometry correction brackets. Very easy install on the garage floor with a floor jack and couple of jack stands. Used a ratchet strap to pull the front axle rearward during correction bracket install. Ran around a couple of days before installing the correction brackets and the bump steer was hideous. Will keep the 32" tires until they wear out and replace with 33" tires. This kit does not eliminate the weird forward slope. Overall satisfied, learned something about these types of suspensions. No pieces difficult to access.
|05-31-2013 12:05 PM|
Thank you for contacting AEV. The shocks will only be available from AEV and we keep those in stock at all times. Please contact me if you have any further questions regarding the AEV product line.
Kent Klein – AEV Sales
1111 North Russell St
Missoula, MT 59808
(W) 406-251-2100 ext 103
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|05-28-2013 01:09 PM|
|kash||Tera Flex JK 4-door 2.5 inch Lift Kit, W/Shocks (1251000)|
|05-28-2013 12:16 PM|
Good kit. I'm conserving cash right now for other things, but I can always upgrade at later time.
|05-28-2013 08:20 AM|
|05-28-2013 08:18 AM|
I ended up going with RK X-Factor.
|05-28-2013 08:05 AM|
|woansleftpeg||How good are the Teraflex shocks? If I were to go the Teraflex route, would I be better off ordering their kit without shocks and then adding Bilsteins or Ranchos, or are their shocks pretty decent?|
|05-28-2013 07:34 AM|
|05-28-2013 06:43 AM|
PACKAGE: Rock Krawler 2.5 Flex System
|05-28-2013 06:35 AM|
|05-28-2013 02:03 AM|
So I'm pretty much leaning toward the AEV 2.5" lift. But ... sent an email to AEV specifically asking about replacement shocks and got zero response.
Does anyone here know where on the AEV website (or elsewhere) to find replacements with the "proprietary valving".
|05-27-2013 07:15 PM|
Also you can get blisten socks on the tf kit there are places that speck them with the 5100's!
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|05-27-2013 06:28 PM|
So for the $230 you save with the TF kit you could buy the TF Monster Trackbar.
|05-27-2013 05:11 PM|
|Never2Old||I'm one of the many that installed the 2.5" AEV w/ Geo Brackets and have loved the results. The main aspect I was looking for was a lift that would be comfortable to drive, so I opted for the progressive springs, seem to make the most sense to me when looking at the various spring options. I also wanted to increase the clearance and be able to run 35's, last trip to Moab convinced me it was time for change. My jeep is my DD so ride quality was important to me. Good Luck with the decision.|
|05-27-2013 01:53 PM|
I am researching these kits as well. Not sure if this adds any useful info but here is the parts list for both hase kits from quadratec:
TeraFlex 2.5" Lift Kit with Shocks
Front and Rear Coil Springs
Front and Rear Bump Stops
Front and Rear Shocks
Rear Brake Line Brackets
Rear Sway Bar Links
Rear Track Bar Bracket
AEV 2.5" DualSport XT
Front and Rear Coil Springs
Front and Rear Bump Stops
Front and Rear Brake Line Brackets
Custom Rear Track Bar
Rear Axle Side Track Bar Bracket
Front Sway Bar Link Brackets
So not getting into quality of specific parts (which is probably pretty important), for the extra $230 the AEV kit has additional front brake brackets and custom rear track bar.
But Teraflex does get additional points for all of their vidoes .
|05-27-2013 01:43 PM|
|05-27-2013 12:18 PM|
|JTPhoto JK||Thats interesting.. I just had a look at the drop brackets on their site. They also change the location of the upper control arms as well as the lowers. I was unaware of that.. For $99, might be worth a try and see how much difference they really make.|
|05-27-2013 12:08 PM|
|05-27-2013 12:02 PM|
|jcrawler93||Teraflex 1000X >>>>>>>>>AEV|
|05-27-2013 12:01 PM|
|JTPhoto JK||How many degrees Caster is reclaimed with the AEV drop brackets?|
|05-27-2013 05:56 AM|
|Silverton34||How do you bend the brackets? I've scraped the paint off them and the rest of the suspension wheeling in Moab but with the thickness of the brackets I'm not sure how to bend them.|
|05-26-2013 10:38 PM|
|05-26-2013 10:20 PM|
|LHC30||I too, went with the AEV 2/5 kit on our '13 JKUR and love the springs and shocks....The drive was "twitchier" than stock so I was looking hard at the Geo Corr brackets but went with the (much more expensive) Rock Krawler LCA's. I am glad I did - I would have bent the brackets already - and am thinking about the rear LCA's too...|
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