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Old 05-04-2015, 04:58 PM
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I'm new to this but I'm considering a RK stock mod 2.5" kit wit the rancho RS9000XL shocks. I will also be adding bumpers and a winch in the future.
My Jeep is a 2015 Willys.
Any opinions or info will be appreciated

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Old 05-04-2015, 06:48 PM   #2
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Both of those are great, but the only problem is that the stock mod kit isn't complete meaning doesn't have the bump stops, brake line extensions, and you will need either lower control arms like the flex package. Or the aev drop brackets in my opinion some say you don't need it.

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Old 05-04-2015, 07:43 PM
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So the 2.5 flex package is complete ?
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:52 PM   #4
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What size tires/wheels are you planning to use? If you go wide , you would need spacers for the stock Willy wheels.

As a "general" rule you would need the following either in a complete kit or purchase separate to have a 2.5 complete lift. [Just a guide]

Springs
Shocks
Bump Stop Spacer
Rear Track Bar
Rear Track Bar Tower
Brake Line Drop Bracket Set
Front Stabilizer End Link Relocation Brackets
Geometry Correction Control Arm Drop Bracket

When you compare "kits" compare the components that are included to determine which is a better value. For example, some people and some kits don't really "need" geometry correction, etc.. or brake line relocation. [you would then need to purchase longer brake lines, etc..]

Hope this helps.
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Old 05-04-2015, 08:01 PM   #5
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with Teraflex 2.5" spring lift you don't need control arm drop bracket or new brake lines. It comes with extention bracket for brake line. Also it comes with a trackbar relocation bracket, so you dont have to buy a new adjustable trackbar.

Every kit has its own benefits/cons. The higher you lift the more parts you will need to adjust geometry and drivebility. Up to 2.5" is considerably moderate.
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Old 05-04-2015, 11:14 PM
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Wheels and tires will be 17x9 fuels and 35x12.50 trail grapplers.
Thanks all for the info
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:14 PM   #7
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I did the TF 2.5" coil lift and am happy with it. Bump stops, springs, shocks, brake line extensions included. The trackbar relocation bracket is for the rear and the newer bracket maintains a lower roll center for the JK. I got about 2" lift in the rear and 3.5" in the front. It was a 2 day job by myself and wasn't too bad to install. I lost some of the caster angle in the front and the steering was loose since any time you lift the front the axle shift down and you will lose some caster. I added TF fixed length LCA's and that improved the steering. Also when you lift your front axle may shift mildly to the driver side. You don't have to add adjustable front track bar but mine shifted 3/4" and it bugs me so for another $200 I decided to add one (waiting for it now). But I am real happy with my lift. I put on 35x12.5 BFG KO2's and it rides much better than the stock BFG 32" MT's
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Old 05-11-2015, 09:44 PM   #8
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Look into the AEV Dual Sport 2.5". It's probably the best value/quality and most complete lift kit on the market. I would spend the extra hundo on the geo correction brackets, as well. Might as well do it right the first time. No regrets!

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