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post #1 of 17 Old 04-16-2015, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
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Lift Kits: To buy or not?

Still confused if i'm going to buy a lift kit for my ride. I have a 2005 Wrangler JK. Anyone here with same vehicle who uses 4x4 lift kits? gimme some feedback. Thanks!
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A 2005 is a TJ. You're on the wrong forum man. Maybe you just made a typo?

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Sorry guys, still a newbie when it comes to off-roading. I want to install a lift kit to my ride so it can surpass some light trails and shallow mud holes. Can you help me with this?
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Oh i type 2005. supposed to be 2007 jk
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A stock Subaru can do shallow mud holes. Many more details r needed and don't be afraid of the search function. Everyone has different needs in performance from their jeep and there r many variables in setting up ur suspension to meet those needs.
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Consider a suspension lift if you're planning to use your rig off the road.
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What are you doing with the jeep, off road, weekend warrior, pavement pounder, dont know yet?
Size tire ?

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Anyone here with same vehicle who uses 4x4 lift kits? !
nope nobody here running any lift kits............

someone had to do it.........
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Do not hesitate to give us a shout regarding your build. We have techs here that can help you no matter what direction you are going in!

Good luck with your build.

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If you want to increase the jeeps capabilities off road on light trails and mud puddles then you should be looking at tires for more traction. A lift really does nothing for you for that kind of wheeling.

You should be looking at what tires size you want to run and that will determine how much lift if any you would need. Once you determine how much lift you need to accommodate the tires you can figure out what components of the suspension and steering you may need.

You should also figure a budget for your tires and lift.

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Here you go, exactly what you need.

http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....uctid=GRCSKJK4
yeah its a great entry level system, if ya wanna bang out small mud holes... or bitch slap every trail known to man

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Tires and Lift Kits are like Boob Jobs. You always with you had gone bigger!

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Here you go, exactly what you need.



http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....uctid=GRCSKJK4

Good call. Always spend as much in a lift as you would for a used high mileage jk


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Good call. Always spend as much in a lift as you would for a used high mileage jk


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used high mileage JK? max out the options, that's more than I spent on my brand new 2 door sport off the lot.

$40,498.98

I bet genright has a party every time someone adds that to their cart

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So maybe 1-2 times a year? Lol
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