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post #1 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 12:41 AM Thread Starter
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2008 Jeep Wrangler Jk lift kit help please

I'm looking for some help on a lift.. I have a 2008 wrangler jk 2 door.. I'm wanting to run black 17 inch rockstars and 295/70/17.. And in the future I'm gonna have big bumper and winch so I want plenty of room so I won't rub.. And I also want a lift that is gonna ride good.. Please help

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post #2 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 01:14 AM
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Look in the pics thread at the top section of the forum. Everyone shows you pics and lists what lifts they used. There's also alot of good info in the FAQ section, this would certainly be considered a Frequently Asked Question.

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Look in the pics thread at the top section of the forum. Everyone shows you pics and lists what lifts they used. There's also alot of good info in the FAQ section, this would certainly be considered a Frequently Asked Question.
Thanks I'm new to this so I appreciate all the help
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post #4 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 04:27 PM
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OME LT Lift. Can't beat it for the ride. Comes with everything you need.

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post #5 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 09:24 PM
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This really depends on how much you wanna spend...

I favour the AEV lift becaue I have it


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But I would look into a tereflex lift or a OME lift aswell.

For me, I'd buy another AEV lift if I could!
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post #6 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 09:57 PM
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The Old Man Emu kits are excellent, but excellence comes with a hefty price tag.

You should really define your budget and search based on that.
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Well I mean I'm not wanting to spend a ton but I also dont wanna but just a cheap ole lift and get beat to death on the highway.. I want a good lift that im not gonna have to change driveshafts for or anything like that
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post #8 of 14 Old 07-30-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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This really depends on how much you wanna spend...

I favour the AEV lift becaue I have it

But I would look into a tereflex lift or a OME lift aswell.

For me, I'd buy another AEV lift if I could!
What size aev lift is this and which one? And what size tires are you running? And any rubbing?
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According to his Jeep's profile, he's running an AEV 3.5" lift with 32" tires. I doubt there's any rubbing, but I won't speak for him. The tires you're getting 33.26" tall. You could select a myriad of different size lifts for a myriad of different prices.

I could sell you lifts that perform amazing and will cost you an arm and a leg. What kind of wheeling do plan on doing and how often?

Essentially, I think we're all trying to figure out which lift is going to give you your best return on investment.


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post #10 of 14 Old 07-31-2012, 06:07 PM
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This really depends on how much you wanna spend...

I favour the AEV lift becaue I have it

But I would look into a tereflex lift or a OME lift aswell.

For me, I'd buy another AEV lift if I could!
Nice jeep. What size tires are you running and lift? Thanks

Never mind another person answered for you but that picture almost looks like 35s.
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According to his Jeep's profile, he's running an AEV 3.5" lift with 32" tires. I doubt there's any rubbing, but I won't speak for him. The tires you're getting 33.26" tall. You could select a myriad of different size lifts for a myriad of different prices.

I could sell you lifts that perform amazing and will cost you an arm and a leg. What kind of wheeling do plan on doing and how often?

Essentially, I think we're all trying to figure out which lift is going to give you your best return on investment.

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Its my dd and will be on the road 95% of the time and if I do go off road the places I go are not rough and I don't even have to use 4x4
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What size aev lift is this and which one? And what size tires are you running? And any rubbing?
Should update my profile

I'm running a 3.5 aev lift on 35" tires with zero rubbing
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post #13 of 14 Old 09-06-2012, 01:10 PM
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I would suggest going to http://www.quadratec.com/advisor/jeep_lift_kits/ and entering the desired lift size or tire size.
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post #14 of 14 Old 09-06-2012, 01:51 PM
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I wouldn't go with a spacer lift just because you said your gonna run bumpers, I'd say go with Rock Krawler 2.5 stock mod, It'd end up being like $850 after shocks, but it's a pretty solid lift that you can upgrade later on.
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