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Just installed a ~2.5" lift with a full write-up you can find here.

LIFT: Combination of Mopar heavy duty coils (added ~1.75" of height) and DayStar 3/4" coil spacers.
SHOCKS: Old Man Emu Nitrocharger Gas Shocks.
SYE/CVD:Stock
TIRES: Stock BFG KM2
WHEELS: Stock Mountain/Call of Duty/Mojave wheels.

Likes: Just the right amount of boost so my stock tires don't look too small. Ride is far superior to stock. No changes needed beyond swapping in the new parts (i.e., didn't need to tinker with the trackbar, etc.).

Dis-Likes: None. My only hope is that it doesn't settle too far. If the coils lose more than .5", I might swap in some bigger spacers or otherwise try to get back the full 2.5".

Would You Recommend: Absolutely. It looks great, rides great, and is only 3/4" beyond the top parameters of a fully stock suspension.

Pictures: See linked thread. :thumb:
 

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LIFT: Rough Country 2" 1/2 Premium Lift
SHOCKS: Rough Country Performance 2.2
SYE/CVD:
TIRES/WHEELS: BFG All Terrian 285/75 R16
Mamba M5 wheels

Likes: Install was pretty simple. Did it myself in the garage in a few hours. Never did anything like it before. Just used basic tools that anyone would have. All hardware was included with the kit and a fairly detailed easy to follow instructions.

Dis-Likes: None as on now. Had it on for about 2months

Would You Recommend: Yes, was worth it for me and didnt hurt the pocket book too bad either.
 

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LIFT: Full Traction 3in Long Arm w/ HD rear sway bar
SHOCKS: Bilstein 5100
TIRES/WHEELS: DC-2, Duratracs

Likes: Ride is amazing

Dis-Likes: Can't use my ACE Rails

Would You Recommend: Absolutely

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Day132 by grmncrsnbr, on Flickr


NewLift2 by grmncrsnbr, on Flickr


NewLift1 by grmncrsnbr, on Flickr

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RIDE: 2011 Wrangler Unlimited
KIT PRICE: Just over $1500 - including shipping
LIFT: 3.25" Rusty's Advance Kit
SHOCKS: Rusty's - came with kit
SYE/CVD: stock
TIRES/WHEELS: 35x12.50R18 Nitto Trail Grappler / Pro Comp 7031s 18x9, 5" BS

Likes: Pretty easy to install. All bolt in. Did everything in my garage over a couple of weekends. No grinding or cutting what so ever. Adjustable everything: track bars and control arms. Comes with steal braided extended brake lines. JKS quick disos. Rides a bit firmer than stock, this is my daily driver.

Dis-Likes: Shock bushings have to be assembled. I had to have a tire shop install the top-rear bushings. Lots of little squeaks now, just really annoying.

Would You Recommend: Most definitely!!!

Have not offroaded it yet. So I can comment on that yet.
 

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Lift: AEV 4 inch

Tires: Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ Radial 35x12.50 r16
Rims: ATX Storm Black w/teflon

All work done by Jeep certified technician, Adrenaline offroad in MD. HIGHLY recommend this shop. We used the Procal module to reset the setting to correctly use the new tires, turn off the TMPS and some other minor settings.

Pros: The ride is VERY close to the factory ride. Smooth ride with the ATZ's and the lift is just the right height.

The ride on the sand in Delaware is fine, no different from unlifted. What a cool vehicle to drive!

Cons: My vertically challenged body, read lack of height, is evident when I have to get out of the vehicle....feet don't touch the ground before exiting...not a big deal.
 

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LIFT: Rough Country 3.5" Series II Suspension
SHOCKS: N2.0 series shocks.
TIRES/WHEELS: 35x12.5x20 NITTO Trail Grappler Mud Terrain.

Likes: Ride feels good, and it performs very well off road. I also like the stance.

Dis-Likes: None at all

Would You Recommend: YES

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RIDE: 2011 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited
KIT PRICE: $259 including shipping
LIFT: American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) 2.0 Spacer Kit
SHOCKS: Stock Rubicon
SYE/CVD: Stock
TIRES/WHEELS: 285/70R17 Goodyear Duratracs / Stock Rubicon 17x7.5, with Spidertrax spacers

Likes: Pretty easy to install. All bolt in. No grinding or cutting what so ever. Lifts and levels, raises front 2" and rear 1". Comes with front sway bar links and front and rear shock extensions. No change to factory ride.

Dis-Likes: None as of yet.

Would You Recommend: Most definitely!!! Great budget boost!
 

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Lift: Teraflex 3" suspension
Shocks: Skyjacker Hydros with a Skyjacker hydro steering stabilizer
Wheels: Mickey Thompson classic II 17"
Tires: Nitto Terra Grappler 295/70R17

Likes: Has good flex over the stock suspension and rides very comfortably on the road.

Dis-Likes: Before I changed out the shocks for the skyjacker hydros the ride on pavement was incredibly rough. 17" diameter tires are quite expensive to replace I need that money for more mods like bumpers and a winch.

I would defiantly recommend the teraflex lift after the shocks were changed out it is relatively inexpensive for a 3" lift and for a DD I have no problems with the ride on the road.





 

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LIFT:
Old Man EMU HD Coils

SHOCKS:
Long Travel Shocks

SYE/CVD: Stock

TIRES/WHEELS:
Rubicon Wheels 17"
BFGoodrich KM 2's 37X12.50XR17

Likes:

This suspension lift I have get's better with every mile I put on it. It's like my old lady, she looks better everyday after. Beautiful lift, very comfortable on road, very good cost, full package put together by Northridge4x4, and it out performs our Teraflex Long Arm kit. Best bang for the dollar.


Dis-Likes:
NONE. NONE AT ALL. 8K Miles on it, no complaints.

Would You Recommend:

You high?

Cost: 1500 Dollars shipped to my front door.

Includes:

HD coils, JKS Front and Rear Trackbars, long travel shocks, adjustable swaybar links, bump stop extensions, extended brake lines and the kit now comes with Adjustable Front Lowers.

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After Lift with Tires:





 

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LIFT: Rough Country 2.5" Premium Coil Lift, Rough Country Adj. Front Trac Bar,Rough Country Rear Trac Bar Bracket,RCX Performance 2.2 Single Steering Stabilizer
SHOCKS: Rough Country Performance 2.2
SYE/CVD:Stock
TIRES/WHEELS: GoodYear SilentArmor 255/75/R17 on MOPAR® Black Jeep Rim's

Likes: I think it rides better than stock setup. More staybull in cross wind's at 65 mph.

Dis-Likes: None

Would You Recommend: Yes, Price was right $1000.00 installed $700.00 for all the parts, $300.00 Labor.
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2011 Rubicon Unlimited

2" Mopar lift w/Bilstien shocks and new springs
17"x9" DC-2 blacks
35"x12.5"x17R Pro-Comp Extreme All Terrains

Dealer installed lift is still under waranty and rides real nice.
 

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LIFT: 3"BDS w/ ADJ FRONT LCAs AND QUICK DISCOs, NO CAM BOLTS :thumb:
SHOCKS: BDS w/ DUAL STABILIZER KIT
WHEEL: 16X8 STEEL D WINDOW 5"BS
TIRE: 285/75R16 FALKEN ROCKY MT. ATS

LIKES: LOOKS GOOD, RIDES GREAT, HANDLES GREAT. I HAD TO DODGE A TIRE & WHEEL THAT FLEW OVER THE CENTER DIVIDER AND DID AN EVASIVE MANUEVER AT 45-50MPH, NO PROBLEM. ALMOST THREE FEET ON ARTICULATION RAMP BEFORE RIGHT REAR LIFTS AND HOOD IS STILL ALMOST LEVEL. GREAT TRAVEL. :dance:

DISLIKES: THE RIGHT REAR SHOCK BOTTOMED OUT ON THE REAR TRACK BAR BRACKET UNDER FULL STUFF MUTLIPLE TIMES DENTING THE SHOCK. THE SHOP REPLACED IT NO CHARGE AND TURNED THE BUMPSTOPS TO REDUCE COMPRESSION. NOT HIGH ENOUGH, THERES ALWAYS SOMETHING BIGGER.:surrender:

I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS LIFT.

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LIFT:Rough Country 2.5 Spacer lift/level
SHOCKS: Stock Sport
SYE/CVD:Don't even know what that is, so stock, I suppose
TIRES/WHEELS: Stock

Likes:Gives my jeep a good stance, seems like it rides better now, it is not as prone to bottom out the suspension as it did before.

Dis-Likes:None

Would You Recommend:Highly. This is a good BB kit

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Lift is; 5" Skyjacker
Shocks are Nitro
SYE /CVD is; Stock, didnt have $ to change driveline.
17" Mambos w/ 32" tires, did install the dual steering stabilizer and dropped pitman arm.

Likes ; This is a good price at around $600 including shocks and droped pitman arm. Bolt on construction except a few holes for bump stops and relocation brackets. I didnt install the included cam bolts because the camber was not affected and I do plan on installing new control arms.
Very pleased with install did it in garage over 2 days. Would have been quicker if I had better tools. Ride is very close to stock just slightly more roll but center on gravity is higher. The flex is fair I did put the original rear sway bars in front, the ones off the rear brought the front bar up level, this is still a daily driver also.

Dislikes ; NA
Would recommend; Yes, the price is great but still need to install a new rear driveshaft.
 

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ReadyLift SST Kit 4" front 3" rear coil spring

ReadyLift SST Kit , easy to install about 3hrs and minimal tools required, Alignment when done. I have on 325/70R17 Nitto Terra Grapplers, nice and quite tire and works awasome in the winter. Jeap rides great, little stiffer but have the air up in the tires, No Complaints think it is even better than factory.

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LIFT: Zone 3"

SHOCKS: Zone nitro shocks

SYE/CVD:

TIRES/WHEELS: KM2's with MB72's

Likes: Stance looks bad ass and everyone has come up to me saying how good the jeep looks now. Also it drives so much better than stock. I hated that real soft floaty feeling.

Dis-Likes: none so far.

Would You Recommend: Without a doubt.

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The lift kit is a 2.5 leveling kit. Maker unknown, all steel purchased from an ebay seller here 2.5" Leveling Lift Kit Jeep Wrangler JK 2007-2010 - eBay (item 180666870943 end time Sep-10-11 17:43:44 PDT)
It is a very easy kit to install and it only took a couple hours with common tools.
Pros= easy install.
Factory ride when completed.
Only common hand tools needed.
Cons= Listing says comes with brake line relocating kits, it does not, but they are really not needed anyway.
Drag link needs a small adjustment. Mine took 1/2 turn counter clockwise and steering wheel was perfect.

Tires are 235/85/17 General AT'2s
Total lift with tire's 4"

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The lift kit is a 2.5 leveling kit. Maker unknown, all steel purchased from an ebay seller here 2.5" Leveling Lift Kit Jeep Wrangler JK 2007-2010 - eBay (item 180666870943 end time Sep-10-11 17:43:44 PDT)
It is a very easy kit to install and it only took a couple hours with common tools.
Pros= easy install.
Factory ride when completed.
Only common hand tools needed.
Cons= Listing says comes with brake line relocating kits, it does not, but they are really not needed anyway.
Drag link needs a small adjustment. Mine took 1/2 turn counter clockwise and steering wheel was perfect.

Tires are 235/85/17 General AT'2s
Total lift with tire's 4"

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That would be a rough country. Or a good knock off. Good choice.
 

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Man the US models really do have a forward rake to them - mine off the show room floor had the nose higher than the rear, I have lifted the rear about 3/4 inch higher than the front and the guards are now perfectly level with each other.

As for the levelling kit, I notice they incluse shock relocation brackets but no bump stop extensions. I would definatly be putting some in as the stock shocks only have about 1/2 in travel remaining at full compression, with the extensions they will over compress and either damage the shocks or damage the shock mounts.
 

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LIFT:
TeraFlex 2.5"

SHOCKS:
TeraFlex 9550's

SYE/CVD: Stock

TIRES/WHEELS:
Stock BFG M/T KM 32"

Likes:
It looks way better than expected! I love the ground clearance. It rides WAY superior to stock (takes bumps and corners really well!) Easy install. Jutst an all around good kit.

Dis-Likes: The instructions were a bit bland and there was some improvising to be done, but nothing big.

Would You Recommend:
ABSOLUTELY! IN A HEARTBEAT!

Pictures: Before & After (I love the neon orange shock boots)
 

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