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It's got a rough country 2 1/2" lift on it.

Is this gonna mess up my springs?

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3/4 of a ton? probably,,is my vote
 

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Just borrow or rent a truck. Not worth the risk.
 

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Copied from another thread post....

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/how-much-weight-people-and-cargo-can-a-4-door-rubi-hold-170479.html


My door sticker only lists GVWR, not any other "weight limit."

My GVWR is 5700 lbs.

Curb weight is listed as 4340 lbs for a JKUR on Jeeps website.

Which leaves a margin of 1360 lbs for passengers and equipment, not counting fuel and fluids which IIRC are included in curb weight.

I'd say you'd be right there ..... If it was me (depending on roads, distance, etc) - I'd still rent a van/trailer.
 

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I don't have a lift, but I did manage to squeeze 1518 lbs of cargo along with 2 passengers into my JKU with no lift. Probably not smart, but it was only a couple of flat miles at low speed. Other than looking like a Southern Cal low rider, I didn't have any issues.
 

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Every Math problem I stubby pencil says even worst case it'll hold every bit of
1500-1700 lbs. so the Math doesn't lie.

But (You mentioned Jk so) - You need to look up your stats/specs on a 2 door.


But neither does about $19.95 for a van at HD.
 

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Good advice. I'll use the Home Depot van. Gonna be about
$65 plus extra time driving.. but it's worth not replacing my springs.


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Smart!

My father always used to tell me "start with the right tool for the job"
 

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Good advice. I'll use the Home Depot van. Gonna be about
$65 plus extra time driving.. but it's worth not replacing my springs.


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Good move, Peace of mind is worth it.
 

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It won't hurt your springs.
It will ride real low in the rear, could get some tire rubbing, probably not.
Not going to handle too well.

How far are you going. Few miles, back roads. Why not, take your time.
Highway driving, I'd pass.
 

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It won't hurt your springs.

It will ride real low in the rear, could get some tire rubbing, probably not.

Not going to handle too well.



How far are you going. Few miles, back roads. Why not, take your time.

Highway driving, I'd pass.


Won't the springs get worn out? Like an obese person laying on a spring mattress causing sag.

It's closer to 1200lbs. 25miles.


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Won't the springs get worn out? Like an obese person laying on a spring mattress causing sag.

It's closer to 1200lbs. 25miles.


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Springs get worn out from repeated compression-extension cycles. They DO NOT get worn out from being compressed and staying compressed. Regardless of that, this is a job for a proper truck/cargo van. You're makin the right choice.
 
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