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Old 02-06-2015, 06:15 PM
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leveling kit preference

Rough Country or Teraflex ? Any quality or ride difference in these two leveling kits. Looking for a net 1 inch gain at all 4 corners.

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A 1" gain at all four corners is not leveling... The front is 1" lower than the rear from the factory. So leveling is 1" in front and nothing in the rear or 2" in front and 1" in the rear.

The Teraflex is 2" in front and 1" in rear.

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The Rock Krawler is 1-3/4" front and 3/4" rear.

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Those are the preferred kits in my opinion. There isn't any ride or handling difference on spacer lifts.

The 1" puck only in front is very inexpensive..

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I worded that wrong. 2'' in front & 1'' in rear should give me a net 1" level lift overall.
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I worded that wrong. 2'' in front & 1'' in rear should give me a net 1" level lift overall.
Got it, the Teraflex actually nets 1-1/2 and is really popular. Both the Teraflex and Rock Krawler kits include front sway bar links. At 2" of front lift, your sway bar angle is no longer desirable.

On stock tires, I would probably go with the Rock Krawler which is just a little less lift...
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Have you considered the Rancho kit?
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Between the two, Teraflex gets my vote. RC is not a bad kit though I've heard more postive reviews about the Teraflex .
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Any suggestions on what a shop should charge to install the Teraflex leveling kit? seems straightforward. Thanks
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Any suggestions on what a shop should charge to install the Teraflex leveling kit? seems straightforward. Thanks
Where are you located ?

Should only take a couple hours to install. $200-$300 tops.
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I would look at doing the coil lift instead of the spacers. You will gain performance and height:

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4 wheel parts quoted $580 to do the install on the Rancho Sport kit.

That is front coils, rear spacers, 4 shocks, bump stop up front, and rear brake line brackets.

That quickly got me out of my "feeling lazy" mood, as that is most of a new bumper up front...
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4 wheel parts quoted $580 to do the install on the Rancho Sport kit.

That is front coils, rear spacers, 4 shocks, bump stop up front, and rear brake line brackets.

That quickly got me out of my "feeling lazy" mood, as that is most of a new bumper up front...
Exactly, pull it in the garage and do it yourself. I just installed the teraflex kit and had my teenager help me. Piece of cake.
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I thought it might be worth mentioning that the rock krawler kit comes with sway bar disconnects while the teraflex just comes with new links. I'm leaning towards the rock krawler for that reason, seems like an affordable way to add some functionality while I ease my way into my new pastime

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