Maximus-3 JL Geo-Lift System & High Steer Kit

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Maximus-3 is proud to introduce our upcoming JL premium full geometry correction lift system, named the Maximus-3 JL Geo-Lift System. Current phase: on vehicle testing

Basic Intro: Countless hours of engineering went into designing a JL lift system with optimal geometry, superb ride quality, and off-road performance. Basically adding height while improving both on/off road drive-ability.

A few features:
* Correct front & rear track bar angles
* Correct caster angle
* High steer kit with SteerSmarts Yeti XD flipped Draglink
* High positioned steering stabilizer

The Maximus-3 Geo-Lift System is performing beyond expectation. We can't wait to bring this gem to market. There are a lot of companies providing ways to lift a JL but the Maximus-3 system is undoubtedly one of the best. Expect a more detailed write-up as we get closer to launch. Cheers!

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Here's a little Suspension 101: from Maximus-3

Suspension is a system of components (parts) between the wheels and the frame of your Jeep. A suspension is comprised of many different components such as: coil springs, shocks, control arms, track bars, sway bars, etc. When talking suspensions, it’s also important to discuss steering & drive-train components such as: drag links, pitman arms, steering stabilizers, drive shafts, etc. All these parts have independent duties and functions, but they all work together in a synergistic system.

As you lift the height of the Jeep, it changes geometric arrangement and operation of the components listed. For optimal ride quality your lift-kit should address and fix ALL these changes. If not addressed/fixed you may experience issues like: excessive bump steer, poor handling, sloppy steering, and even the dreaded death wobble.

Engineering an ideal suspension lift-kit is not an easy task. It requires a lot of Geometry, calculations, and many scenarios of “if we change this, then this happens.” Every action has a reaction - type of thing. We had to consider how every component would operate during the full articulation cycle.

As you can see there are a lot of factors to consider and address. But no need to worry…Maximus-3 hit the LAB, figured it out, and are confident we are bringing you a top of the line product. Here is a little about how we did it.

  • Corrected the front control arm angles via a drop-bracket which makes for a smooth ride
  • Corrected the caster angle which creates more stability
  • Re-positioned the front and rear trackbars: to center the body over the axles and define the roll center.
  • Optimized the geometrical behavior of the trackbar and drag link
  • Switched to a “High-Steer Kit”: by utilizing STEERSMARTS XD flipped drag link for nice tight steering
  • Relocated the steering stabilizer to a better operating angle and safer location above the tie-rod.
  • Optimal driveshaft to differential angle within the complete articulation cycle.

PROS:
  • Geometric correction of every suspension and steering component
  • Having the best-riding lifted JL.
  • Reduced stress on parts and components
  • Enjoying your commute
  • Increased height/clearance
  • Increased performance on & off-road

CONS:
  • Not many come to mind
  • 4 holes need to be drilled
  • Requires buying a new drag link

We paid attention to every detail and innovated a full suspension system that provides the added lift at an arguably better ride quality than OE. That’s what makes Maximus-3 a step above the rest!





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So, dumb question: how much of a lift will it be? I like the position of the steering stabilizer.
 
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@mikej good question. We currently developed a 3.5" and 4.5" lift. We are considering a 2.5" in the future. We are field testing the 3.5" and it drives like a dream. I really like the height too.
 

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Well, I'm intrigued. Watching thread to monitor developments. If possible, post level side view, non-articulated on flat ground so we can see the stance. Also, what is estimated cost? Standing by!
 
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@Fire Burns, here are a few stance shots on level ground. Featuring our 3.5" geo-lift system with 37" tires. Still working on pricing. It will be competitive for this full solution.

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The Maximus-3 Geo-Lift System continues to perform beyond expectations.
This system tracks true, even at 80+ mph on Detroit highways (expressways)
High Speed Testing = three thumbs up. :dance::dance::dance:

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What's up gang,

Matt with Maximus-3 here. I want to offer my feedback on the Maximus-3 JL Geo-Lift Kit. I have been in the Jeep industry for many years and an off-road enthusiast for over a decade. I have been lucky enough to drive & wheel dozens of built Jeeps with various suspension systems; everything from spacer lifts all the way to premium coilover kits. I can honestly say that the Maximus-3 JL Geo-Lift kit is the best driving suspension lift kit.

Our JLUR is equipped with 3.5” of geo-lift and heavy 37” Toyo MT’s. In my opinion it now rides better than stock! It tracks straight as an arrow. No bump-steer from potholes/quick stops. It drives as smooth as a Cadillac (keep an eye on the speedometer to avoid going excessively over the speed limit)

Many of us daily drive our Jeeps and are weekend wheeler. It is important to consider a lift kit that is both safe and provides an enjoyable ride/commute. And at the same time of adding the valuable clearance height and improved off-road capabilities.

Maximus-3 didn't just create another lift kit, we created the optimal geometry-corrected suspension system for those who love our Jeep's both on & off-road. Personally, I can’t wait for two things: #1) to go trail test this suspension in Moab #2). To release the system to the public and hear their feedback.

Be well and Jeep on,
Matt Kempa, Maximus-3
 

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Matt,

I'm still pretty new to Jeeping and I am having a hard time trying to understand how this lift does what it does.

Would it be possible to kinda describe how this lift works, as well as the pros and cons? I am really intrigued.
 

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@Fire Burns, here are a few stance shots on level ground. Featuring our 3.5" geo-lift system with 37" tires. Still working on pricing. It will be competitive for this full solution.

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Love the lift, but what is the hood mount for those cube lights?
 
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Matt,

I'm still pretty new to Jeeping and I am having a hard time trying to understand how this lift does what it does.

Would it be possible to kinda describe how this lift works, as well as the pros and cons? I am really intrigued.
@Fire Burns here's a little Suspension 101: from Maximus-3

Suspension is a system of components (parts) between the wheels and the frame of your Jeep. A suspension is comprised of many different components such as: coil springs, shocks, control arms, track bars, sway bars, etc. When talking suspensions, it’s also important to discuss steering & drive-train components such as: drag links, pitman arms, steering stabilizers, drive shafts, etc. All these parts have independent duties and functions, but they all work together in a synergistic system.

As you lift the height of the Jeep, it changes geometric arrangement and operation of the components listed. For optimal ride quality your lift-kit should address and fix ALL these changes. If not addressed/fixed you may experience issues like: excessive bump steer, poor handling, sloppy steering, and even the dreaded death wobble.

Engineering an ideal suspension lift-kit is not an easy task. It requires a lot of Geometry, calculations, and many scenarios of “if we change this, then this happens.” Every action has a reaction - type of thing. We had to consider how every component would operate during the full articulation cycle.

As you can see there are a lot of factors to consider and address. But no need to worry…Maximus-3 hit the LAB, figured it out, and are confident we are bringing you a top of the line product. Here is a little about how we did it.

  • Corrected the front control arm angles via a drop-bracket which makes for a smooth ride
  • Corrected the caster angle which creates more stability
  • Re-positioned the front and rear trackbars: to center the body over the axles and define the roll center.
  • Optimized the geometrical behavior of the trackbar and drag link
  • Switched to a “High-Steer Kit”: by utilizing STEERSMARTS XD flipped drag link for nice tight steering
  • Relocated the steering stabilizer to a better operating angle and safer location above the tie-rod.
  • Optimal driveshaft to differential angle within the complete articulation cycle.

PROS:
  • Geometric correction of every suspension and steering component
  • Having the best-riding lifted JL.
  • Reduced stress on parts and components
  • Enjoying your commute
  • Increased height/clearance
  • Increased performance on & off-road

CONS:
  • Not many come to mind
  • 4 holes need to be drilled
  • Requires buying a new drag link

We paid attention to every detail and innovated a full suspension system that provides the added lift at an arguably better ride quality than OE. That’s what makes Maximus-3 a step above the rest!

Be well and Jeep on,
Matt Kempa, Maximus-3
p.s. I hope this helps, but we can't give away all our top-secret info.
 
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@Fire Burns here's a little Suspension 101: from Maximus-3

Suspension is a system of components (parts) between the wheels and the frame of your Jeep. A suspension is comprised of many different components such as: coil springs, shocks, control arms, track bars, sway bars, etc. When talking suspensions, it’s also important to discuss steering & drive-train components such as: drag links, pitman arms, steering stabilizers, drive shafts, etc. All these parts have independent duties and functions, but they all work together in a synergistic system.

As you lift the height of the Jeep, it changes geometric arrangement and operation of the components listed. For optimal ride quality your lift-kit should address and fix ALL these changes. If not addressed/fixed you may experience issues like: excessive bump steer, poor handling, sloppy steering, and even the dreaded death wobble.

Engineering an ideal suspension lift-kit is not an easy task. It requires a lot of Geometry, calculations, and many scenarios of “if we change this, then this happens.” Every action has a reaction - type of thing. We had to consider how every component would operate during the full articulation cycle.

As you can see there are a lot of factors to consider and address. But no need to worry…Maximus-3 hit the LAB, figured it out, and are confident we are bringing you a top of the line product. Here is a little about how we did it.

  • Corrected the front control arm angles via a drop-bracket which makes for a smooth ride
  • Corrected the caster angle which creates more stability
  • Re-positioned the front and rear trackbars: to center the body over the axles and define the roll center.
  • Optimized the geometrical behavior of the trackbar and drag link
  • Switched to a “High-Steer Kit”: by utilizing STEERSMARTS XD flipped drag link for nice tight steering
  • Relocated the steering stabilizer to a better operating angle and safer location above the tie-rod.
  • Optimal driveshaft to differential angle within the complete articulation cycle.

PROS:
  • Geometric correction of every suspension and steering component
  • Having the best-riding lifted JL.
  • Reduced stress on parts and components
  • Enjoying your commute
  • Increased height/clearance
  • Increased performance on & off-road

CONS:
  • Not many come to mind
  • 4 holes need to be drilled
  • Requires buying a new drag link

We paid attention to every detail and innovated a full suspension system that provides the added lift at an arguably better ride quality than OE. That’s what makes Maximus-3 a step above the rest!

Be well and Jeep on,
Matt Kempa, Maximus-3
p.s. I hope this helps, but we can't give away all our top-secret info.
Another noob question here, I guess- on my rubicon, this uses my existing shocks/springs? Aren’t there trade-offs with that?
 

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@Fire Burns, here are a few stance shots on level ground. Featuring our 3.5" geo-lift system with 37" tires. Still working on pricing. It will be competitive for this full solution.

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Are you using stock shocks/springs on your tester?
 

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Maximus-3 is proud to introduce our upcoming JL premium full geometry correction lift system, named the Maximus-3 JL Geo-Lift System. Current phase: on vehicle testing

Basic Intro: Countless hours of engineering went into designing a JL lift system with optimal geometry, superb ride quality, and off-road performance. Basically adding height while improving both on/off road drive-ability.
I'm not seeing where your system "lifts" anything. Yes, it's geometry correction system which is good, but your not lifting anything with the parts you show. And to market it as a complete system is misleading as you have no idea what the end user will use for shocks and springs so depending on the amount of lift and the specifications of those other components, the ride could be as bad or worse than if they didn't use your kit at all.
 
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