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post #1 of 19 Old 09-25-2013, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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I'm currently running the ome lift not sure which one (bought it lifted) but I know it has the 619 coils in the front. The tag was still on it.Mi want to replace the current lift ago a little higher bit I want a decent quality lift that will flex a lot! I've read around a little and keep seeing that the rc lifts coils sag and shocks leak. My question is which lift should I think about getting without breaking the bank


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post #2 of 19 Old 09-25-2013, 06:24 PM
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I want to say those coils are the 2" lift. They also have a 4" and imo are the best springs out there. Mine have settled maybe 1/8" since putting it on 8k miles ago. If you are redoing the lift dont go with a kit. Piece together the best parts to make a great lift. Not just a mediocre one.

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2" HD OME lift coils
Bilstein 5100 shocks
Clayton Control arms
JKS rear adjustable trackbar (front TBD)
I also have extended brake lines and longer swaybar endlinks. but that does not affect the ride quality.


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Are those shocks an option with that lift. I have them too. How much is that lift btw. I was considering what you suggested its seems more expensive tho

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I just bought those parts individually. I have never seen a lift kit with everything that I bought. I got all of my parts from a vendor here.


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I gotcha thanks

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Are you asking about your WK or a JK you have? This is the JK section.

Anyway, if it is a WK then the only higher lift than the OME is the 4" Superlift or Zone. Those have all the parts needed to successfully lift your WK higher such as diff drop brackets, endlinks, knuckles etc...The OME on the WK actually lifts about 3" and it is maxed out on it's angles. If you wanted to go higher and keep your current lift (put spacers on top) I would suggest dropping the diff, getting front UCA's a rear trackbar.

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Lol sorry I havent updated my pics. My wk had a 9" lift and 37's on it. It was awesome but couldn't afford to keep it. Sold it ... regretted it and finally bought a jk..

from what I read im seeing stay low and light so im looking at 3.5-4" lift that will flex plenty

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Lol sorry I havent updated my pics. My wk had a 9" lift and 37's on it. It was awesome but couldn't afford to keep it. Sold it ... regretted it and finally bought a jk..

from what I read im seeing stay low and light so im looking at 3.5-4" lift that will flex plenty
Wow, let me see pics of that WK! Seriously. I am in the market to buy a WK.

On to your JK. What year? On a JK 3.5" to 4" is high. Running 4" lift you are looking at putting a lot of money into it. The rule of thumb with the JK is that anything over the 2.5-3" (pushing it at 3" on a 2door) you will need things to address caster and pinion angles. On an Unlimited you can probably get away with say a Rock Krawler 3.5" Flex system since it comes with LCA's. You may need to address the front driveshaft though when wheeling and if it is a 2012 or newer you will need the exhaust spacer.

Edit: Also 4" is getting up there for high steer/draglink flip

http://www.rockkrawler.com/searchresults.asp?cat=1838

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http://i1028.photobucket.com/albums/...-49-25_960.jpg

lets see if I did this right. Its been a while

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heres a couple action shots from when I had 33's

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But enough with the wk lol... heres the jk im already planning on adjustable control arms b.c. im aware of the caster problems. I just feel this 2" lift will rub. Correct me if im wrong



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If you do the correct bumpstops you will not rub.


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personally id put together your own kit. That way it will all work out perfectly if planned correctly. If i were to ever buy a kit id get a rock krawler hands down. but hey thats just me...
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Yeah Ive been thinking metal cloak coils and fox or bilsteins and adjustable track bar and control arms

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