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Probably going to sign on the dotted line for a 2013 rubi tomorrow, it has the 4.10 was wondering if i just need a lift kit for the 35" tires or does other stuff need to be replaced also?
 

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Some "kits" will require longer sway bar links; some will require longer shocks, etc. Depends on what brand kit you buy. Some may require longer brake lines; or relocating them at least. You may need to go with wheels that have less back spacing, like 4.5" or less; or wheel spacers.
May have to trim pinch and rubi rails? Lots of variables here!
 

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Chances are that if you buy a good lift kit it will come with all the extra parts.
 

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A good lift kit and wheels with proper backspacing and you shouldn't have issues.

A bad lift kit and you'll be likely to chase issues for a couple of years until you either trade the Jeep in frustration, crap yourself from the fright of deathwobble, or rip out the old lift and install a good one, selling the bad lift to somebody on the black&white forum...
 

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A good lift kit and wheels with proper backspacing and you shouldn't have issues.

A bad lift kit and you'll be likely to chase issues for a couple of years until you either trade the Jeep in frustration, crap yourself from the fright of deathwobble, or rip out the old lift and install a good one, selling the bad lift to somebody on the black&white forum...
Just wondering what would you consider a bad lift kit and which ones you would consider good? Considering do a lift sometime in the next year but for now am just in the info gathering stage. I have a 2012 JKU completely stock.
 

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Just wondering what would you consider a bad lift kit and which ones you would consider good? Considering do a lift sometime in the next year but for now am just in the info gathering stage. I have a 2012 JKU completely stock.
A good one has the links and brackets included; tells you ahead of time to get shocks or includes them. Has springs that will work with your mods (bumpers/winch/etc).
Some companies have various levels, like Teraflex.

Spend the money once. You'll thank yourself later.

Some of my favorites are AEV and Rock Krawler.
 

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A good one has the links and brackets included; tells you ahead of time to get shocks or includes them. Has springs that will work with your mods (bumpers/winch/etc).
Some companies have various levels, like Teraflex.

Spend the money once. You'll thank yourself later.

Some of my favorites are AEV and Rock Krawler.
Thanks for the Info:thumb:
 

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how much does a good kit cost installed?
Depends upon the total height and manufacturer. You can get a 2.5" lift to fit 35's from AEV for $900. You can get higher lifts from other companies for far less, if you REALLY want to go with cheap lift kits. I'm looking at the AEV 3.5" for $1600. Research the lift you want for YOUR needs and then look for best price. I'm with HillDweller AEV and RockKrawler have been at the top of my list with Terra Flex third.
 

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Great kit. I've had it on for a month now after upgrading from a TF BB, much better ride on the road, feels more planted overall, and it performed great on my most recent wheeling trip. Although many also buy the control arm drop brackets, I recommend against them if you plan to wheel frequently, they drop the control arm around 2" and it will come into contact with basically everything offroad. Just get some new control arms if you feel they are needed.
 

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Great kit. I've had it on for a month now after upgrading from a TF BB, much better ride on the road, feels more planted overall, and it performed great on my most recent wheeling trip. Although many also buy the control arm drop brackets, I recommend against them if you plan to wheel frequently, they drop the control arm around 2" and it will come into contact with basically everything offroad. Just get some new control arms if you feel they are needed.
Good to Know:thumb:. Will this also level my Jeep or do I need a leveling kit for this as well?
 

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Yeah, I'd get control arms with it too.
 

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Good to Know:thumb:. Will this also level my Jeep or do I need a leveling kit for this as well?
Yes, it will level the Jeep. Around 3" in front and 2.5" in the rear.
 
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