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Unread 01-29-2015, 09:02 AM   #1
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Noob question of mileage

Hey guys currently looking to get rid of my WK and purchase a nice JK my budget is around 16-17k so I'm looking at jeeps with around 90-110k miles.. How high is high for a jk and what repairs should I expect to do as soon as I have the jeep or up coming maintenance. As soon as I have the jeep it's getting a j spec 3.5" lift with 315 Duratracs and all Jcroffroad armor due to me working there. Should be an exciting build! Thank you!

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Unread 01-29-2015, 10:17 AM   #2
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This should be a great build I'll watch this cause I may have to copy it! On the higher mileage Jeeps I would be sure to check the fuel lines (personal experience) mine was frayed and it was missed by the dealership, which lead to it catching on fire. I would push to have the service the Transmission (unless you do it your self). I know mine was in desperate need of servicing the differentials, spark plugs, and basic routine servicing. I think that is about all I had to deal with.

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Unread 01-29-2015, 12:34 PM   #3
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that lift looks VERY lacking in parts for a 3.5. and at 1300$? its all shocks that you do not need, going racing through the baja 500? No way to correct caster if new drive lines are needed you need the rear arms to set pinion and track.
what that lift needs

Just say for a bit more you could get a much better kit and down size the shocks to say ones that are like 80-100$

JCR have their rear bumper and sliders.
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Unread 01-29-2015, 01:06 PM   #4
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Agree with above, experience has shown that to do a "proper" lift (one that retains reasonable riding characteristics on and off road) will require an investment of about $1k per inch of lift, so to do it right the first time, figure
on 3 to 4 thousand...if I were you, I would research this a bit before spending and wasting your hard earned money. Also, why 3.5 inches - unless those tires you want are 37s and then you need a lot more than lift, like new gears, etc. Just sayin'
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Unread 01-30-2015, 11:10 AM   #5
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I'm wanting to run 35's what lift would you suggest instead of the j spec. We have lots of customers that Seem to love it.
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Unread 01-30-2015, 12:05 PM   #6
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With the weight of the JCR parts I would look at the Rock Krawler kits. Their track record is that they hold up well to the added weight.

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