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Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Billabong73
Sorry for the delay. I measured before, but...

Sorry for the delay.

I measured before, but not after (got too excited). I can do that if you want.
I would put the whole kit in. It levels out the Jeep and gives it a good looking stance...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Billabong73
Sorry for the delay. I like the lift. On...

Sorry for the delay.

I like the lift. On road ride feels pretty good. Close to stock (I'm on 3 on the shocks).
Looks awesome. :) Just need bigger tires to fill up the fenders.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48,720
Views: 3,497,611
Posted By Billabong73
Rampage side steps. They are pretty flat, and...

Rampage side steps. They are pretty flat, and mount to factory holes.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Billabong73
Oh, and kjeeper, your "Newby" lift guide is...

Oh, and kjeeper, your "Newby" lift guide is spot-on!! Thank you!!
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Billabong73
OK, maybe I was a little harsh on the stock...

OK, maybe I was a little harsh on the stock shocks. :) They served well until this point.

Yeah, drilling through and using nut & lock washer would probably have been easier. I gooped up some red...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Billabong73
2" Rancho Sport Lift Install

I installed my first lift kit this weekend. Just wanted to share what I learned & hope it helps others.
I started taking some pics, but got caught up in the install and would forget to take them.
...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 129,525
Posted By Billabong73
I just installed the Rancho 2" Sport lift w/9000...

I just installed the Rancho 2" Sport lift w/9000 shocks on my '12 JKU. Good kit, directions were ok. I noticed a BIG difference in the way the front looks. The rear, not as dramatic. With the rebate,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 48,720
Views: 3,497,611
Posted By Billabong73
Installed a Rancho 2" Sport lift on my '12 JKU....

Installed a Rancho 2" Sport lift on my '12 JKU. Took a little longer than 4 hours, but I was working alone and it was my first lift kit install. The pic with the jack stand and blanket is the...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 42,866
Posted By Billabong73
Hey DTD, Looking at a set of MB Razor's for...

Hey DTD,

Looking at a set of MB Razor's for my 2012 JKU. I really like the matte black ones, but wanted to go with a 15" rim so I could run 33x12.50 Goodyear Duractracs.
From the original post,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Billabong73
Thanks for the heads up! I will have to pick up...

Thanks for the heads up!
I will have to pick up a tap & die set. And fresh Loctite. :)
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-09-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Billabong73
Nice! I have the same lift waiting in the box for...

Nice! I have the same lift waiting in the box for a free and sunny weekend. Anything you got hung up on or unclear directions?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Billabong73
Thanks everyone for the replies and tips! I...

Thanks everyone for the replies and tips!

I will probably stop by my local 4x4 shop and see if they have disconnect sway bar links in stock. My hunch is "no", but then I get to spend next weekend...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-23-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Billabong73
First Lift Install Questions

My Rancho 2" Sport Lift w/ 9000XLs is arriving today, giving me a fun weekend project. :)

This is my first lift kit install I will be doing. Sadly, alone. My friends are losers.
I've been reading...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-23-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Billabong73
I use the Lange Mirror I when I take my doors...

I use the Lange Mirror I when I take my doors off. It drops right in the door hinge bracket.
It does vibrate at highway speeds.
Is it the "best"? Can't say. But it keeps me street legal.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Billabong73
Thanks. I see that the least expensive kit...

Thanks.

I see that the least expensive kit for the 2dr is sold by by Just Suspensions. Mine was from Amazon. Strange. It's the taller pucks the 2dr needs that adds to the cost! :)

Good luck...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-21-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Billabong73
Rancho 2" lift - First step

I completed the first step of my Rancho 2" Sport Lift, with 9000XL shocks.

I just purchased it on Amazon. :) Should be here by Friday to give me something to do this Memorial Day Weekend.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-20-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 12,154
Posted By Billabong73
Sorry for asking again, and I know I said I was...

Sorry for asking again, and I know I said I was looking at the Teraflex BB. But in looking at the Quadratec catalog (it's the devil!), I was wondering what you thought of the Rancho 2" Sport...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Billabong73
One more question. Does the Teraflex BB level the...

One more question. Does the Teraflex BB level the JK as well, eliminating the factory rake?
Now that I've noticed it, it's really starting to bother me.

And I will stay "true" to my stated use....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Billabong73
Brought it to dealer (that I purchased from)...

Brought it to dealer (that I purchased from) Thursday morning. A few hours later, got the call, "It's a bad head. Common thing. We have it in stock (!!!). Do you want us to do it now or schedule for...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Billabong73
nknacd - Did the dealer give you a hard time? I...

nknacd - Did the dealer give you a hard time? I got the light on my '12 JKU and just got it scanned. Mine is the #2 cylinder. I am going to call dealer today, but I am already envisioning them giving...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 12,154
Posted By Billabong73
Thanks ferninAZ!! Much appreciated!

Thanks ferninAZ!! Much appreciated!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Billabong73
Thanks guys. I did post in that "Help me help...

Thanks guys. I did post in that "Help me help you" thread.

I want to replace the shocks because, well as long as I'm under there, might as well.
I'm going to look into Rancho and see if they have...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 12,154
Posted By Billabong73
2 Door or 4 Door? 4 Door w/hardtop Vehicle...

2 Door or 4 Door? 4 Door w/hardtop
Vehicle Year? 2012 Sport
Do you go off roading? Yes
What type of offroading?
-Rocks No
-Mud No
-Sand YES
-Prerunner desert racing No
-Dirt roads...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Billabong73
First Lift Questions '12 JKU

Hi All,

I've decided on a lift for my 2012 JKU Sport. After reading the many threads here and weighing options, I'm going with the Teraflex 2.5 BB spacers kit. Mostly because it seems like the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By Billabong73
I drive a stock 2012 Unlimited Sport...

I drive a stock 2012 Unlimited Sport (6speed/3.21) on the beaches of Lawnguyland without issues. Well one issue, but it was user error. Never towed on the beach though.
I do pull a small 5x8 trailer...
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