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Unread 05-24-2013, 03:53 PM   #31
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Unread 05-24-2013, 04:00 PM   #32
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Limiting straps?
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Unread 05-25-2013, 12:41 AM   #33
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The dealer mounted my shocks with the clamp to the frame not hose clamps onto the main shock body. I wonder if the installer took any other shortcuts
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Unread 05-26-2013, 10:36 PM   #34
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Unread 09-24-2013, 09:11 AM   #35
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Hi,
When you (they) tighten these bolts, the "tab" rotates until it hits something enabling you to tighten it. Not saying they may not have stuck a wrench or socket on it, but you might want to make sure all the control arm bolts are tight.

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Unread 10-10-2013, 01:32 PM   #36
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Has anyone added a winch to their rig with this lift. What kind of front suspension sag do you have. I'm looking at hust doing a winch plate and winch
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Unread 10-10-2013, 03:57 PM   #37
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My research shows the mopar kit is a combination of whatever the dealer wants their subcontractor to install. AEV, teraflex, fox, etc, Yes, they are warranted by the dealer/teraflex, or mopar warranty as stock items, but as noted, abuse it and they can deny.

Why do they warranty theirs but not one you put on? They can, they do it to get jeeps sold which look cool, get other folks to come in and buy a jeep even if they don't put the lift on it, you helped them sell a jeep, so they will warranty the lift. Think about it, they lift one out of ten jeeps, ok more here in Scottsdale, but you get the picture, warranty the one to sell nine more jeeps, sounds like a good decision.

I admit, I fell for the dealer lift based on them verifying the warranty would apply, and now wish I would have researched it a little more to dial in my setup, but peace of mind goes along way at my age.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 03:59 PM   #38
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Has anyone added a winch to their rig with this lift. What kind of front suspension sag do you have. I'm looking at hust doing a winch plate and winch
I'll tell you in two weeks...
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Unread 10-10-2013, 04:34 PM   #39
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My research shows the mopar kit is a combination of whatever the dealer wants their subcontractor to install. AEV, teraflex, fox, etc, Yes, they are warranted by the dealer/teraflex, or mopar warranty as stock items, but as noted, abuse it and they can deny.

Why do they warranty theirs but not one you put on? They can, they do it to get jeeps sold which look cool, get other folks to come in and buy a jeep even if they don't put the lift on it, you helped them sell a jeep, so they will warranty the lift. Think about it, they lift one out of ten jeeps, ok more here in Scottsdale, but you get the picture, warranty the one to sell nine more jeeps, sounds like a good decision.

I admit, I fell for the dealer lift based on them verifying the warranty would apply, and now wish I would have researched it a little more to dial in my setup, but peace of mind goes along way at my age.
You can pick up a Rough Country lift for $900. Rough Country has a lifetime warranty. Not the best lifts on the market but they'll replace anything. I think you could get into a long arm Rough Country for like $1500.

As far as I know Teraflex, Rock Krawler, AEV, Synergy all stand behind their products and warranty them. The dealer doesn't do anything above and beyond what the parts manufacturers do. If something in the Mopar lift fails, guess what, they get a new part from Teraflex and install it for you (within warranty). Once your Jeep is out of warranty then you are on your own, but Teraflex will probably still send you a new part depending on what failed and how. It is amazing how many people throw $3K into a simple bolt on lift just for the word "warranty." Makes me think, I can go into business of just making "cool Jeeps" for people. I would warranty my work too.

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Unread 10-10-2013, 05:11 PM   #40
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Maybe you should! Which is why I think the subcontractors doing the install are raking in cash, good for them. Lets not forget one other critical point, put that lift cost under my car loan, mighty hard to find another $3-4K right after you dropped $10K in a down payment...
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Unread 10-10-2013, 05:28 PM   #41
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dropping 10k in hard cash on a down payment is a waste of $$$$ IMO. its investing your money in something that losses value daily. and on top of that it has interest accruing. make as little or no down payment...have good credit...get a low low interest rate...and invest your money in IRAs, CDs, and other investments. take the positive interest accrued in your favor and then buy or put into the car balance with that money made of of what you invested. having alot of hard cash is hard to come by these days.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 05:37 PM   #42
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The Mopar 3" is co-developed with Teraflex & Fox. Uses Tera coils and fixed length arms with clevite joints on both ends. It's similar to Tera's Pre Runner kits, with the 3" SpeedBumps up fromt an 2.5" in back. The limit straps are essentially to keep the shocks in one piece for high speed running. Good kit, if a bit pricy compared to others.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 07:28 PM   #43
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dropping 10k in hard cash on a down payment is a waste of $$$$ IMO. its investing your money in something that losses value daily. and on top of that it has interest accruing. make as little or no down payment...have good credit...get a low low interest rate...and invest your money in IRAs, CDs, and other investments. take the positive interest accrued in your favor and then buy or put into the car balance with that money made of of what you invested. having alot of hard cash is hard to come by these days.
It depends on an individuals finances, for me, I make more money not having a car loan.
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Unread 10-11-2013, 02:04 AM   #44
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It depends on an individuals finances, for me, I make more money not having a car loan.
Exactly!
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Unread 10-11-2013, 06:14 AM   #45
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Mopar 3" Install:

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