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I am planning on going wheeling this weekend and recently lifted my Jeep and haven't gotten an alignment done yet. I just wanted to get some opinions on whether this is a bad idea or not and if I am putting anything at risk.

I put the 2.5" TF spring lift kit on it with the Rancho 9000 shocks. I also upgraded to 35" tires. Right now it feels fine on city roads but at highway speeds it takes a little more effort to keep between the lines. I could also do a better job of straightening the steering wheel but it doesn't bother me too much.

The event I'm going to is at an ORV park. They said they are setting up a track that a stock rig could get through with some features that could challenge a more experienced driver.

Let me know what you all think. I appreciate the input.
 

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IMO (and it is just that) running things out of adjustment is not a good idea. It CAN cause more strain on parts for not being "geometrically correct" and will also wear your tires. Will one trip be a big deal probably not, but why risk it?

I have had my TJ aligned twice in 10 years and 170K when I got the SL and when I knocked it out of alignment...other than that it has been fine.....
 

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if you don't have adjustable control arms not much you are going to do with an alignment other than toe in and that won't hurt anything.
 

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if you don't have adjustable control arms not much you are going to do with an alignment other than toe in and that won't hurt anything.
this. not a single part than an alignment shop could adjust besides your drag link to straighten your steering wheel and toe in which isnt affected by changes in ride height.
 

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I bet they would still take $275 from you. I made that mistake when I was a noobie.
 
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