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Unread 07-23-2011, 06:30 AM   #46
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Unread 08-31-2011, 04:46 AM   #47
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Unread 02-18-2012, 05:12 PM   #48
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i know its a long shot but id like to see the new patriot with say a 6" lift and 33s. of course it would be custom and probably solid axles but it would be one of a kind.
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Unread 07-28-2012, 09:51 PM   #49
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I would highly recommend the Rocky Road lift! It is a noticable difference but does not really hinder the vehicles performance. The compass and pat look better with the lift and they look more natural as if they should be that height in the first place.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 06:50 PM   #50
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I wouldn't recommend the RRO kit. Do it right and invest in new coils. I just installed coils from http://www.murchisonproducts.com.au/patriot.php and they're great. The factory springs are wimpy if you've noticed with 4 people and cargo in the back. The custom springs from Murchison will give you 2 inches, plus the springs that won't sag as much under a minor load. You'll need front camber bolts too. But you can pick those up at any parts store for $20. Then get'er aligned.
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Unread 08-02-2012, 09:41 AM   #51
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I wouldn't recommend the RRO kit. Do it right and invest in new coils. I just installed coils from http://www.murchisonproducts.com.au/patriot.php and they're great. The factory springs are wimpy if you've noticed with 4 people and cargo in the back. The custom springs from Murchison will give you 2 inches, plus the springs that won't sag as much under a minor load. You'll need front camber bolts too. But you can pick those up at any parts store for $20. Then get'er aligned.
Hey man do you have pics you can post or any links. I was looking into them myself but I wasn't sure. Pics would be nice to see and some details on them!
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Unread 08-02-2012, 09:50 AM   #52
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Many ppl have the RRO kit and it's doing just fine. It was the only thing available for a very long time but it's great that we have other options now. I was the first to install it on a 4WD MK and have no complaints but seldom am I loaded down with ppl or cargo. These new springs may be 'better' but being shipped from Australia adds a lot to the price and if it's just for looks it's not very cost effective. Just sayin'....
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Many ppl have the RRO kit and it's doing just fine. It was the only thing available for a very long time but it's great that we have other options now. I was the first to install it on a 4WD MK and have no complaints but seldom am I loaded down with ppl or cargo. These new springs may be 'better' but being shipped from Australia adds a lot to the price and if it's just for looks it's not very cost effective. Just sayin'....
Exactly, the rro is just as good. Also there is a company in Quebec that makes a nice looking kit for the pat. It has nice parts.
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Unread 10-20-2012, 03:37 PM   #54
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I did say I 'seldom' loaded it down, that doesn't mean 'never'. On the Hwy 126 'Worlds longest yard sale' the seats were folded down and the roof basket was full and I did haul an antique porcelain kitchen gas stove to Kansas another time.
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Unread 10-24-2012, 03:03 PM   #55
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Well, I did the opposite of what pretty much all jeep owners do..lol I bought H&R lowering springs from www.tirerack.com. Got them the other day and installed them that day...so heres some pics for some of those who are interested in maybe lowering but wanted to see pics etc.

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also in time i'm going to be getting 19s or 20s...also with the Rallye lip kit (in canada so don't have a choice for that option )
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Unread 02-20-2013, 11:39 AM   #56
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Unread 03-20-2013, 11:41 AM   #59
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Suggestions for lifting my 2012 limited patriot and tires? I love my jeep but I need something more for the old girl to look a better when in the mud
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Unread 03-20-2013, 02:16 PM   #60
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Suggestions for lifting my 2012 limited patriot and tires? I love my jeep but I need something more for the old girl to look a better when in the mud
Rocky road outfitters is probably the most popular:
www.rocky-road.com

Its a pretty simple install if you plan on doing it yourself, and with it you can fit 30" tires under it. Depending on width, you will probably need 1.25" spacers if you are keeping the factory wheels.
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