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question about incrementally upgrading lift

I have a rough country 3.25" lift and 35's. I don't really like the ride of the lift too much though. I read a lot of posts on here about people incrementally building RK lifts. Is this something that I could do? If so, where would you start(shocks? springs? something else?)

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2010 Unlimited, 3.25" Rough Country, Mickey Thompson 35's, Pro-Comp wheels,ACE front bumper & rock rails, Bushwacker flat fenders. Smitty xrc8000 winch, ARB OBA, Ready for my next upgrade....
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Shocks might be a good place to start. The right ones can make a huge difference in ride quality.

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Shocks might be a good place to start. The right ones can make a huge difference in ride quality.
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thats what im doing.

Bought the RK 3.5 springs first

Then the bilstein 5100s.

Next will be the track bars...etc
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Or scrap the RC lift and sell it and get the RK 2.5" stock mod or 2.5" Max Travel. Then you can upgrade that in the future.

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Quality vendors, like Synergy, RK & Tera all have suspensions you can upgrade step by step. For example, Synergy offers their kit in stage 1, 2. 3 and long arm stage 4. RK and Tera are similar. Good examples of how you can build one a step at a time with quality stuff.
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Thanks everyone, would it make the most sense to buy the shocks first, then the RK Stock Mod? would the shocks help by themselves for a while? My wife has me on a strict Jeep budget.

2010 Unlimited, 3.25" Rough Country, Mickey Thompson 35's, Pro-Comp wheels,ACE front bumper & rock rails, Bushwacker flat fenders. Smitty xrc8000 winch, ARB OBA, Ready for my next upgrade....
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if shocks first is your plan, then get shocks that are sized to the rk lift you want in the future
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if shocks first is your plan, then get shocks that are sized to the rk lift you want in the future
I 2nd this!

Current project jeep 08' wrangler 2dr
Past jeep:
- 07' Rubicon 4 dr, RAMICON- 3.5" ROCK KRAWLER Coil-Over lift
- 5.38 gears- Gusseted/Trussed/inner sleeved
- 40" Pro Comp X-Terrain

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