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MattGale 08-05-2011 09:42 PM

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So I wanted a jeep since I could drive, but just finally got around to gettin one. Before I was driving an Impreza and just now realizing how easy it would be to dig myself into a money pit. I bought a 2011 2dr wrangler, its currently the smallest thing in our driveway and needs some height to it. I'm planning on buying a rough country 4" ez flex kit. It's a lot harder than I thought to find a lift for a 2011 over 2". I realize that the "complete" suspension kits don't stay complete long once you start realizing everything else you have to buy to keep the vehicle moving. I'm thinking about waiting until I have a good bit of money saved before buying anything so I can knock out as much stuff as possible at once. I'm thinking a 4" and 35's. I'm really hoping for a list of parts I'll need to make my "complete" suspension kit into a real complete kit. I'm not looking to build a monster, but I don't want to be worrying about something breaking off everytime I drive down the street. I'm pretty new to this so any help is appreciated.

TBrownSTL 08-05-2011 09:47 PM

Don't forget you need to regear when putting bigger tires on. Maybe 4.56 gears.

JDsDream 08-05-2011 09:49 PM

Welcome From the Peach State

There is a lot of great information on here regarding lifts. Check out the Lift Sticky in the JK section of the forum

Ageless Stranger 08-05-2011 11:01 PM

Welcome to WF. :wavey:

blkrubi88 08-06-2011 07:44 AM

Welcome!

MattGale 08-06-2011 03:34 PM

Thanks. glad i could finally make an account. how much would it cost me to regear?

MattGale 08-06-2011 04:34 PM

scratch that question i found the answer in a sticky. would yall recommend regearing, or just buying a new axel assembly with 4.56 gear ratio? it sounds like it'll cost me between grand and $1500 to regear, around here its probably the higher number. but a D44 axle assembly with 4.56, and ARB locker is around $2200. would yall recommend waiting till i have the extra money to do that?


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