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post #1 of 5 Old 08-07-2015, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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I'm sure this has already been posted here but I'm unable to find an exact answer. I just purchased a 2015 wrangler unlimited with the 6spd. I was lucky enough to have the dealer throw on Sahara wheels and tires on it but I can't help but want to lift it. It's my daily but I will hit moderate trails every once in awhile. After researching I decided I want to do a 2.5" lift and then throw some 35s on it. My biggest question is that I want to do this while maintaining things mainly stock and not replacing control arms or anything like that. Is this possible with the 2.5" lift? I'm looking at the Rubicon express right now? I'm brand new into the jeep world so
Any insight would be awesome. Thank you!
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post #2 of 5 Old 08-07-2015, 12:40 PM
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Why not just go wheel it like it is and see what it can do before you go dump money into it?

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post #3 of 5 Old 08-07-2015, 01:17 PM
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This is actually very good advice. There is no end to the $'s you can put into these and they are extremely capable right out of the factory. The standard Sahara tires are good as well. Certainly they are not going to win any awards in the mud but for moderate trails they work well until they wear out.
To your question though (and there are a ton of threads on this)... The 2.5 lift doesn't need control arms and is a very cost effective lift for a daily driver.

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They are right you know. Wheel it stock and mod it to suit you.

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post #5 of 5 Old 08-07-2015, 02:48 PM
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Agree with the previous posts... wheel it first and see what you want to change. .. you can fit up to 35s so you have alot of options before you even lift... i had an xj and basically built down with a loss cuz i started wat to big and expensive for what i wanted it for
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