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Yesterday 05:20 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Johnny_D View Post
Just want to say thanks for all the help... lift went on great... tires clear everywhere i need to take it
Nice looks great
Yesterday 03:25 PM
Dragmod
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
A track bar is a great upgrade. Do you have a local fastener store ? Shouldered grade 8 bolts are a nice complement along with a new track bar. Or the complete kit http://northridge4x4.com/shop/nr4x4-...k-hardware-kit
Thanks, I do but may just get this to Dave the headache from going to the store and trying to match bolts etc.
Yesterday 03:25 PM
Dragmod
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Originally Posted by Johnny_D View Post
Just want to say thanks for all the help... lift went on great... tires clear everywhere i need to take it
looks good!
Yesterday 02:15 PM
Johnny_D Just want to say thanks for all the help... lift went on great... tires clear everywhere i need to take it
Yesterday 12:05 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
I was think king about adding this http://www.quadratec.com/products/16191_9102_07.htm Is that what you are referring to?
A track bar is a great upgrade. Do you have a local fastener store ?
Shouldered grade 8 bolts are a nice complement along with a new track bar.

Or the complete kit
http://northridge4x4.com/shop/nr4x4-...k-hardware-kit
Yesterday 12:03 PM
msubrave
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Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
I was think king about adding this http://www.quadratec.com/products/16191_9102_07.htm
Is that what you are referring to?
If your jeep isn't having any issues I wouldn't mess with it but if you want to add a track bar that one seems like one of the best.
Yesterday 11:59 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
Long time creeper on this thread first time poster! Haha! Ok, I got a smoking deal on the Mopar stage 3 kit for my 10a 2 door and am running 35x12.5x18 Mickey MTZ. From what I can find this is a pretty complete kit. I have loved it so far. Have had it on for six months. Is there anything I should consider doing to it still? I just can't find in over 100 pages suggestions with my setup! Thanks for the help!
Ha!!!

Id say rock on if you like performance and not having any issues.
Yesterday 11:55 AM
Dragmod
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Originally Posted by msubrave View Post
How good of a deal? I don't think that kit includes a front track bar, but if you aren't having any issues I probably wouldn't touch it.
I was think king about adding this http://www.quadratec.com/products/16191_9102_07.htm
Is that what you are referring to?
Yesterday 11:54 AM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Fr8dawg View Post
Hey Kjeeper, whats your thought on bumpstop size? I was going to go with 2" stops for my RK1.5's and 33"s, but my buddy who will be helping me install says that I should go with a 3" bumpstop. His though is: lift height+tire size increase should equal bumpstop height. What say you?
That is not correct. What shocks/size are you running?
Yesterday 11:53 AM
msubrave
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Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
If you price out the teraflex kit with the dual reservoir fox shocks it comes out to be more. And I get a 1 year warranty with my kit!
Yea the shocks, speedbumps, and fixed control arms are what I like about the kit.
Yesterday 11:41 AM
Fr8dawg Oh, didnt know it came with fox reservoir shocks... At any rate, still pricey. All the good suspension manufactures offer warranties on their products as well.
Yesterday 11:34 AM
Dragmod
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Originally Posted by Fr8dawg View Post
Mopar lift kits are a RIP off! $2k?? Ouch!
If you price out the teraflex kit with the dual reservoir fox shocks it comes out to be more. And I get a 1 year warranty with my kit!
Yesterday 11:32 AM
Dragmod I'm pretty sure that was a 1 time deal. But you should be able to get them down to $2,200 plus install.
Yesterday 11:32 AM
Fr8dawg Mopar lift kits are a RIP off! $2k?? Ouch!
Yesterday 11:31 AM
msubrave
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Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
Well...the dealership up here was having a special so $2,000.
Thats pretty good. If/when I order my next jeep I was wanting to have this kit installed before I take it home. Just curious how low I could try to talk them down to.
Yesterday 11:28 AM
Dragmod Well...the dealership up here was having a special so $2,000. Some coupon special that they were offering and gave me the discount on the kit then when I picked it up the parts manager said the coupon wasn't good for Mopar performance parts. I said that wasn't my concern as I already paid and there was no limitations printed. He wasn't very happy but I got my kit!
Yesterday 11:25 AM
msubrave
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dragmod View Post
Long time creeper on this thread first time poster! Haha! Ok, I got a smoking deal on the Mopar stage 3 kit for my 10a 2 door and am running 35x12.5x18 Mickey MTZ. From what I can find this is a pretty complete kit. I have loved it so far. Have had it on for six months. Is there anything I should consider doing to it still? I just can't find in over 100 pages suggestions with my setup! Thanks for the help!
How good of a deal?

I don't think that kit includes a front track bar, but if you aren't having any issues I probably wouldn't touch it.
Yesterday 11:14 AM
Dragmod Long time creeper on this thread first time poster! Haha! Ok, I got a smoking deal on the Mopar stage 3 kit for my 10a 2 door and am running 35x12.5x18 Mickey MTZ. From what I can find this is a pretty complete kit. I have loved it so far. Have had it on for six months. Is there anything I should consider doing to it still? I just can't find in over 100 pages suggestions with my setup! Thanks for the help!
Yesterday 11:12 AM
Fr8dawg
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Originally Posted by JerryJeepster View Post
I'm running the rk 2.5 max and at the time rk said 1" bump stops is what I needed. Now they say 2" but I'm still running the 1" and have had no problems at all.
What size tires?
Yesterday 11:05 AM
JerryJeepster
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Originally Posted by Fr8dawg View Post
Hey Kjeeper, whats your thought on bumpstop size? I was going to go with 2" stops for my RK1.5's and 33"s, but my buddy who will be helping me install says that I should go with a 3" bumpstop. His though is: lift height+tire size increase should equal bumpstop height.

What say you?
I'm running the rk 2.5 max and at the time rk said 1" bump stops is what I needed. Now they say 2" but I'm still running the 1" and have had no problems at all.
Yesterday 10:44 AM
Fr8dawg Hey Kjeeper, whats your thought on bumpstop size? I was going to go with 2" stops for my RK1.5's and 33"s, but my buddy who will be helping me install says that I should go with a 3" bumpstop. His though is: lift height+tire size increase should equal bumpstop height.

What say you?
07-26-2014 07:03 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by Razer View Post
That sounds like a good plan, and it will give me the ability to get slightly larger tires down the road.
Yes sir .. Trimming the factory flares is a popular option too.
07-26-2014 06:35 PM
Razer That sounds like a good plan, and it will give me the ability to get slightly larger tires down the road.
07-26-2014 06:28 PM
kjeeper10 Thank you

If you want it level you want more. I'm thinking 2", but then why not add 1" in the rear for a true leveling kit.
http://www.extremeterrain.com/terafl...=&XTID=J100287
07-26-2014 06:08 PM
Razer
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
I think you have those numbers reversed. You can try a 18/19 front. Do you mind the rake that's there's or worried about the bumper/winch dropping it more ?

I would install a spacer up front. Whether it be 1" or 2" keeping the softer rate of your currant coils.

Your right, I transposed the numbers. And yes, I'm worried about the additional weight up front dropping it even more.

Assume a 1" spacer would be the right size?

Side note, just upgraded my account due to the great support I get from the site including members like yourself.
07-26-2014 05:55 PM
kjeeper10 I think you have those numbers reversed. You can try a 18/19 front. Do you mind the rake that's there's or worried about the bumper/winch dropping it more ?

I would install a spacer up front. Whether it be 1" or 2" keeping the softer rate of your currant coils.
07-26-2014 05:33 PM
Razer I have a stock 2014 JKWW, it has a slight rake towards the front. Measured the distance between the top of the tire and the bottom of the fenderwell, and it's about a 1/2" difference.

I am looking to add an aftermarket front bumper which weighs approximately 100lbs, and may eventually add a winch. I may do some mild offroaoding, but nothing too crazy.

The numbers off of my springs are:
Front 6800 4256AA
Rear 5212 6314AC

I wouldn't mind a very mild lift, but nothing too extreme as my wife is pretty short and already has a little difficulty getting in.

I know that they have spacers just for the front, as well as the teraflex level kit which gives 2" up front and 1" in the back. I've also heard that adding different springs is an option.

Looking for recommendations.

Thank you
07-26-2014 04:53 PM
DigitalNurd
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
Check the torque on the drag link collar first. Next track bar. Either will shift the steering wheel.
Ok awesome! Thanks!
07-26-2014 04:52 PM
kjeeper10
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Originally Posted by DigitalNurd View Post
Im hoping someone can help me out here....About a month ago, I installed (had a friend help me) the DayStar 1.75" coil spacer lift. Since then, Ive had it on the alignment rack 3 times (ofcourse I havnt paid for 3 alignments) because my steering wheel has gradually (overtime) become off center. Im thinking I have other issues going on....Does anyone have any ideas on what the issue is? Im starting to think maybe something's loose? Or do I need to add another component. Any thoughts would be appreciated!
Check the torque on the drag link collar first. Next track bar. Either will shift the steering wheel.
07-26-2014 03:53 PM
DigitalNurd Im hoping someone can help me out here....About a month ago, I installed (had a friend help me) the DayStar 1.75" coil spacer lift. Since then, Ive had it on the alignment rack 3 times (ofcourse I havnt paid for 3 alignments) because my steering wheel has gradually (overtime) become off center. Im thinking I have other issues going on....Does anyone have any ideas on what the issue is? Im starting to think maybe something's loose? Or do I need to add another component. Any thoughts would be appreciated!
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