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Unread 03-10-2013, 04:06 PM   #1
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hey guys, today i installed a teraflex proformance leveling kit, i love it, but want just a bit more lift. my idea was to just install teraflex 1" pucks front and back. what do u guys think?

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Unread 03-10-2013, 04:21 PM   #2
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hey guys, today i installed a teraflex proformance leveling kit, i love it, but want just a bit more lift. my idea was to just install teraflex 1" pucks front and back. what do u guys think?
How much more lift do you want? The more you lift the more parts you need.
Take a look at the complete TF 2.5" BB and see what I mean. Going another 1" higher will require a rear trackbar relocation bracket and extended swaybar links at the least for handling. You may get away without them, but not sure how well it will handle.
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Unread 03-10-2013, 04:42 PM   #3
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what about the 1/2" spacers, will i have to add more?
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Unread 03-10-2013, 05:15 PM   #4
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what about the 1/2" spacers, will i have to add more?
If you are not happy with the leveling kit You may just be better off removing it, selling it, and getting a bigger lift. I really don't think its worth the hassle to just put in a half inch spacer..
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Unread 03-10-2013, 05:43 PM   #5
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I would not lift a JK more than you need to clear the tire/wheel combo you want to run. It just raises the CG unnecessarily. Also, as above, once you go over 2.5 or 3 inches, you need a lot more parts to correct the geometry and get a satisfactory ride. My rule of thumb is about $1k per inch of spring lift with all the parts you really need. Sure you can get a kit cheaper....but you will be adding other parts down the road to get back to a good ride IMO.
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Unread 03-10-2013, 06:31 PM   #6
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I think.ill just keep the leveling kit then. I dont have a problem with it, but this thread was just a thought. Thanks for the help guys

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