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01-17-2015 10:44 AM
pazbich3 Here's the lift on my 2013 before the accident... Pretty sure I've settled on this lift for my 2015 as well and later down the road will just upgrade to a 2.5" Rk kit, keeping the 9000 shocks.
01-16-2015 12:03 PM
Rancho Here is the page and I will PM you now.


https://www.facebook.com/ranchosuspension


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Sure. Can I send you the files via email? Then they won't be as compressed and I can add a few more. Can you give me the link to your fb page
01-16-2015 12:00 PM
vdog0531
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Originally Posted by Rancho View Post
Great shots! Mind if I add them to the Rancho album on Facebook? Let me know. Thanks!
Sure. Can I send you the files via email? Then they won't be as compressed and I can add a few more. Can you give me the link to your fb page
01-16-2015 11:58 AM
Rancho Great shots! Mind if I add them to the Rancho album on Facebook? Let me know. Thanks!
01-16-2015 11:52 AM
vdog0531
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Originally Posted by pazbich3 View Post
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Originally Posted by vdog0531 View Post
I've posted pics already, but here are some pics of me actually using the lift. No complaints from me. For the price and quality, it's tough to beat this lift, if budget is any type of concern.
Nice pics! What size tires are those? And are you disconnected in the front? Love the flex!
255/85/16 aired down to 18 psi. Front is discod
01-16-2015 11:40 AM
pazbich3
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Originally Posted by vdog0531 View Post
I've posted pics already, but here are some pics of me actually using the lift. No complaints from me. For the price and quality, it's tough to beat this lift, if budget is any type of concern.
Nice pics! What size tires are those? And are you disconnected in the front? Love the flex!
01-15-2015 05:48 PM
vdog0531 I've posted pics already, but here are some pics of me actually using the lift. No complaints from me. For the price and quality, it's tough to beat this lift, if budget is any type of concern.
01-12-2015 08:25 PM
pazbich3
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Originally Posted by Bbannongmu View Post

You should be fine if you don't mind a "negative rake" until you make your mods - might as well do it while you have the spring out and control arms loose. The Rancho springs settled less than I thought. Good luck and pics when done!
Yeah, I'm thinking it should be good.

Keeping going back and forth with this or rock Krawler 1.5 Springs and Bilsteins/Rancho shocks... Of course the latter would be more pricey...
01-08-2015 07:09 PM
Bbannongmu
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Originally Posted by pazbich3 View Post
Actually wasn't going to add another rear puck and just use the Rancho one that was supplied for the rear. I realize my front end might be slightly nose high for a bit until I can buy and install my front winch and bumperonly other thing would be to wait to add the extra spacer in front until after I do the bumper and winch... Just more work though down the road...
You should be fine if you don't mind a "negative rake" until you make your mods - might as well do it while you have the spring out and control arms loose. The Rancho springs settled less than I thought. Good luck and pics when done!
01-08-2015 03:16 PM
pazbich3
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Originally Posted by Bbannongmu View Post
Ok. You might need a taller rear puck if you put an additional 3/4" daystar in the front with the Rancho springs. Something like a 1.5 inch rear puck. You really shouldn't pile up too many separate pucks in the rear (3/4 daystar plus 3/4 ranch plus factory isolator~ 1/2 isn't a great idea if that's what you mean) . Good luck.
Actually wasn't going to add another rear puck and just use the Rancho one that was supplied for the rear. I realize my front end might be slightly nose high for a bit until I can buy and install my front winch and bumperonly other thing would be to wait to add the extra spacer in front until after I do the bumper and winch... Just more work though down the road...
01-05-2015 06:37 PM
Squeegeeboy29 i would have to dig them out of the back 40 now. in the mean time, they were the 17's. The last 2 numbers seemed to have been the main numbers i was dealing with on the changes. Stock springs were 17 in front, 58 in rear.
01-05-2015 03:40 PM
Bbannongmu Ok. You might need a taller rear puck if you put an additional 3/4" daystar in the front with the Rancho springs. Something like a 1.5 inch rear puck. You really shouldn't pile up too many separate pucks in the rear (3/4 daystar plus 3/4 ranch plus factory isolator~ 1/2 isn't a great idea if that's what you mean) . Good luck.
01-04-2015 10:32 PM
pazbich3
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Originally Posted by Bbannongmu View Post

I have the Rancho 2 inch on my JKU. I put the daystar 3/4 pucks in the front and I used the daystar 3/4 plus Teraflex 1.5 lift springs in the rear. It sits pretty level. I netted just under 2.5 inches. I have a winch and steel bumper so you might need slightly taller springs in the rear if stock. The rock krawlers are said to give more lift than advertised so this may work out. I also installed AEV correction brackets to bring the caster in line but probably didn't have to - I drove for 12k miles without the brackets first and I really don't see a big difference except at high speeds.
Thanks for the response... I think I'm going to go with the same 3/4" daystar spacers and forgo the rear Springs for now. Going to see how that drives and later add the correction brackets and a front trackbar if needed.
01-02-2015 07:27 PM
JK4HER I did the 2" Sport lift on my 2dr. the kit i got had the RS5000 shocks.

I had a mistake on mine. The on- line vendor sent me a 4 dr kit instead. I didnt notice until it was on the truck. YIKES!

I was WAY nose high. I put the taller puck in the rear from the 2dr kit and that corrected it big time. it still sits 1" or so high in the nose. I have plans for a winch and steel aftermarket bumper like a Rock Hard winch bumper so it should even out perfectly with the new weight.

Great kit. Easy install. Very straightforward. Id do it again.
01-02-2015 03:46 PM
Bbannongmu
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Originally Posted by pazbich3 View Post
So, I had the 2" sport lift on my previous unlimited and now just bought a new '15. Going back and forth as to what lift I want to get and keep coming back to this kit. I want a little more lift in the front since I'll be eventually adding a bumper and winch. Have two questions... 1. Am I able to safely add a 3/4" spacer to the front without any other mods? 2. Instead of the rear spacer what Springs cold I use instead. Was looking at the Rock Krawler 1.5" Springs. Any other mods if I would use something like that?
I have the Rancho 2 inch on my JKU. I put the daystar 3/4 pucks in the front and I used the daystar 3/4 plus Teraflex 1.5 lift springs in the rear. It sits pretty level. I netted just under 2.5 inches. I have a winch and steel bumper so you might need slightly taller springs in the rear if stock. The rock krawlers are said to give more lift than advertised so this may work out. I also installed AEV correction brackets to bring the caster in line but probably didn't have to - I drove for 12k miles without the brackets first and I really don't see a big difference except at high speeds.
01-02-2015 03:42 PM
Rancho Was there a tag on the front spring? If so let me know what the P/N is.
Thanks Matt

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Originally Posted by Squeegeeboy29 View Post
I bought the kit, installed on JKU sport, with tow package soft top. Old springs were 17's/58's. After I instaled the front, it went up 4". Thats FOUR. It only comes with a 1" spacer for rear for leveling. It ain't going to level and now I have Death Wobble (actually the wife has Death Wobble, I only have wobble). Anyway, no way is this thing leveling out. with the 58's, I decided to install the 4460 rear springs of of a dealer Rubicon JKU hardtop tow package take off ($50), and couple with the Rancho spacer, so for still less than $500, I have upgraded springs X4, and shocks and a token spacer in the rear (BE NICE). What I do not get is, HOW IN THE H*LL did I get 4" out of 2" from Rancho? Messed me all up and now need to address the stresser 4" puts on it. Holy Crap!
01-02-2015 03:35 PM
Squeegeeboy29 I bought the kit, installed on JKU sport, with tow package soft top. Old springs were 17's/58's. After I instaled the front, it went up 4". Thats FOUR. It only comes with a 1" spacer for rear for leveling. It ain't going to level and now I have Death Wobble (actually the wife has Death Wobble, I only have wobble). Anyway, no way is this thing leveling out. with the 58's, I decided to install the 4460 rear springs of of a dealer Rubicon JKU hardtop tow package take off ($50), and couple with the Rancho spacer, so for still less than $500, I have upgraded springs X4, and shocks and a token spacer in the rear (BE NICE). What I do not get is, HOW IN THE H*LL did I get 4" out of 2" from Rancho? Messed me all up and now need to address the stresser 4" puts on it. Holy Crap!
12-26-2014 10:53 PM
pazbich3 So, I had the 2" sport lift on my previous unlimited and now just bought a new '15. Going back and forth as to what lift I want to get and keep coming back to this kit. I want a little more lift in the front since I'll be eventually adding a bumper and winch. Have two questions...

1. Am I able to safely add a 3/4" spacer to the front without any other mods?

2. Instead of the rear spacer what Springs cold I use instead. Was looking at the Rock Krawler 1.5" Springs. Any other mods if I would use something like that?
12-15-2014 04:21 PM
vdog0531
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Originally Posted by Renegade007 View Post
Rancho website says that I can run a 33" tire with this lift. Is it possible to run up to a 34" tire using stock fenders (285-75-17)?
I'm running 255/85/16 (considered aeound a 34) with no issues on the rancho 2 inch kit. 4.5 back spacing on wheels.
12-15-2014 02:21 PM
Rancho Yes it is possible, just make sure the stops are the correct height.


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Originally Posted by Renegade007 View Post
Rancho website says that I can run a 33" tire with this lift. Is it possible to run up to a 34" tire using stock fenders (285-75-17)?
12-15-2014 01:26 PM
Renegade007 Rancho website says that I can run a 33" tire with this lift. Is it possible to run up to a 34" tire using stock fenders (285-75-17)?
12-15-2014 12:55 PM
Rancho Not needed at 2".

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Originally Posted by Mclunk View Post
So you don't need the exhaust spacer for the sport 2" lift with 9000 shocks? I keep seeing posts were people said it would be needed.
12-15-2014 12:47 PM
Mclunk
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Originally Posted by onetraveller View Post
Also, you shouldn't need the exhaust kit unless you are changing to longer travel front shocks. The 326 shocks will work as a limiter and will keep your driveshaft away from the exhaust. That's why Rancho packages them with the 2" kit. Mike
So you don't need the exhaust spacer for the sport 2" lift with 9000 shocks? I keep seeing posts were people said it would be needed.
12-15-2014 11:54 AM
Rancho Mike rocks!!
12-14-2014 08:34 PM
onetraveller Sounds like a good mix except for maybe the rear JKS trackbar. Using just an adjustable track bar won't fix the roll center the way the bracket will. But it will let you bring the rear axle back to center. You could use both if you were so inclined.

You may also need rear bumpstops, although it'll depend on how much clearance the new trackbar requires or if you plan to run 35s. I know my rear bracket makes them necessary. And I plan to upgrade to 35s in the spring. I'll also be changing my fenders out this winter.

Also, you shouldn't need the exhaust kit unless you are changing to longer travel front shocks. The 326 shocks will work as a limiter and will keep your driveshaft away from the exhaust. That's why Rancho packages them with the 2" kit.

Let us know how you like it when you are done.

Mike
12-14-2014 10:40 AM
the rock99
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Originally Posted by onetraveller View Post
I don't know that I had to replace a bunch of other stuff, but I did add several components.

Here's the link.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f202/re...ho-627602.html

Mike
Thanks, read your other post.

I already have the JKS adjustable sway bar links for the rear and the .75 spacer in the front, and I have front and rear Rancho brake line extensions, I am going to go with:

Rear Coil Springs-Old Man Emu-2620 instead of 2618 (I carry a lot of tools)
Exhaust Kit-Rancho-RS72003

Instead of the Rear Track Bar Bracket-Teraflex-1954777 I am going to try the JKS adjustable rear trackbar (JKS OGS159) (any comments of suggestions on that)

I think I will hold off on the front until I see what the back looks like.
12-14-2014 09:23 AM
BRJ Here is mine with 1 3/4 inch rear spacers.
12-14-2014 08:50 AM
onetraveller I don't know that I had to replace a bunch of other stuff, but I did add several components.

Here's the link.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f202/re...ho-627602.html

Mike
12-13-2014 07:15 PM
the rock99
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Originally Posted by onetraveller View Post
You could replace the rear spacer with a larger spacer, or go with a longer rear coil spring. I added Old Man Emu rear 2.25 inch springs (part no. 2618). There are details in the link in my sig. Mike
I was thinking of the springs, did you have to replace anything else?

Your signature is not showing up on my iPad so I can't find the details.
12-13-2014 07:13 PM
the rock99
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Originally Posted by 4DoorCrush View Post
Where are you measuring from
Not measuring, using a 48 inch level on level ground.
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