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post #1 of 28 Old 01-23-2010, 08:16 PM Thread Starter
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Teraflex leveling kit or RC 2.5"

I have 16 inch wheels and new 265/75r16 (~32" tires) and want a little lift. Since my tires are new I will be running them for quite a while. I am afraid that the 2.5" RC BB will be too much for 16" tires and 31.6" tires. This is why I am considering the Teraflex leveling kit. Plus the Teraflex kit would balance out the front and rear heights.

Just wondering what others have done or think.

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post #2 of 28 Old 01-23-2010, 08:33 PM
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The TF leveling kit is all you need to clear those tires and it will correct the front rake in the JK.

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post #3 of 28 Old 01-23-2010, 11:17 PM
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I'm running the TF Leveing kit with Stock 32" GY Wranglers. I think my jeep now looks like it should have from the factory. The Rake is mostly gone. Ride is stock and looks good. $129 well spent.
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post #4 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 07:22 AM Thread Starter
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I'm running the TF Leveing kit with Stock 32" GY Wranglers. I think my jeep now looks like it should have from the factory. The Rake is mostly gone. Ride is stock and looks good. $129 well spent.
Thanks and it looks great. Did you have any problems installing it?
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post #5 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 07:30 AM
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I ran that kit for several months with the stock (32") BFG M/T's. I'm now running 285/70 R17 on Pro Comp wheels. It looked great with the 32" tires.
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post #6 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 08:37 AM
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No real problems. I did it by myself. You don't need a spring compressor, but if you have access to one the job will be much easier. You will also need 18mm socket and wrench, 19mm wrench, jack stands and a floor jack. Take a look at the instructions on TF's website HERE.
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post #7 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 08:58 AM
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I have 16 inch wheels and new 265/75r16 (~32" tires) and want a little lift. Since my tires are new I will be running them for quite a while. I am afraid that the 2.5" RC BB will be too much for 16" tires and 31.6" tires. This is why I am considering the Teraflex leveling kit. Plus the Teraflex kit would balance out the front and rear heights.

Just wondering what others have done or think.

Thanks
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post #8 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 09:18 AM
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Why not get the teraflex 1" leveling kit with just the front spacers for $39.99? I'm thinking about removing my RC BB and going with this kit for now so my roll center / geometry will be closer to stock. Next year I would like to run the AEV 3.5 Nth degree with 35's. I don't see the need to add spacers to the rear to level the Jeep with their $129.00 kit. Just add the 1" spacers to the front and it'll take about 45 minutes.

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post #9 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Good point. I just realized they had the front only kit. I might want the additional 1" of rear lift the leveling kit gives you though.
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post #10 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 03:06 PM Thread Starter
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Are these poly spacers in the TF leveling kit?
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post #11 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 03:17 PM
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Yes poly spacers. 4 - 1" front spacers (two per side stacked), 2 1" rear spacers, and longer links for the front.
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post #12 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 03:18 PM
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32" tires w/2.5" BB.

Either way you go it will look fine.


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post #13 of 28 Old 01-24-2010, 06:54 PM
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I agree either way is fine. The RC 2.5" kit also levels it lifts 2.5" in the front and 2" in the rear.


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post #14 of 28 Old 01-25-2010, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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With the TF leveling kit do you need shock extensions?
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post #15 of 28 Old 04-10-2010, 10:53 AM
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Old thread but, on TF site they say you need spaces to run the stock wheels? Anyone know why?
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