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7/1/19

My Rubi finally came in!!!! So stoked, it felt like Christmas in July.
2019 Black JLUR
Tow/Auxiliary Switch package
LED light Kit
8 Speed Auto
Remote Start
Premium Alpine Speakers
Color matched Freedom Hardtop
Color matched Fenders

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7/1/19

Completely stock photo for future reference of my build.

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7/15/19

Framed and installed Harken 4 Point Lift System

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9/18/19

New Nitto Ridge Grapplers on stock suspension.

35 x 12.50 x 17”

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Teraflex 2.5” Performance Spacer Lift Kit came in. Hoping I get to install tonight.

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The Teraflex went on with no issues. Everything fit very well. I will say that it takes longer than 4 hours if you’re anal and you want to torque everything back to the required specs (that’s me). The reason I chose this kit is because it felt complete. It wasn’t just a box of 4 spacers. This kit included sway end links, bump stops, and shock extensions to better improve the geometry and ensure you won’t damage your shocks if you go off-road.

I went with the 2.5” kit because I knew I wanted to run 35’s and I felt that 2.5” would give me a similar clearance that I had stock. Well, after it was all said and done I got 3.5” of Lift out of this kit. See pictures below. I think it looks a little high for the tires but it rides beautifully and the height is starting to grow on me.
 
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Pics from the lift!

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Added a 1/2” spacer for the spare tire.

When I added 35x12.50’s I did not need any wheel spacers for the 4 quadrants of the vehicle. They fit perfectly well. What didn’t fit was the spare tire. As I tightened the spare pressed up against the rear break light so much that it actually pressed into the rear windshield wiper. 1/2” wheel spacer gave it just enough clearance.

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Teraflex 2.5” Performance Spacer Lift Kit came in. Hoping I get to install tonight.

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Definitely interested to see how you like this kit after driving for a little while. It seems like an awesome budget lift option that doesn't just throw a hockey puck up in your Jeep. @TeraFlex seems to have thought through a super well engineered budget boost option. One question I have though is if the shock extension brackets have any risk of becoming a secondary like bending point similar to a hinge or universal if they were to loosen or break-in over time?
 
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Definitely interested to see how you like this kit after driving for a little while. It seems like an awesome budget lift option that doesn't just throw a hockey puck up in your Jeep. @TeraFlex seems to have thought through a super well engineered budget boost option. One question I have though is if the shock extension brackets have any risk of becoming a secondary like bending point similar to a hinge or universal if they were to loosen or break-in over time?
I really like it so far. The shock extensions were very nicely made. I’m a Manufacturing Engineer and a CNC Machinist by trade. These components are some of the nicest made components I’ve ever seen out of a spacer Kit.....and I’ve put a spacer Kit in every one of my trucks since I was 16 .

Seriously though, even my mechanic friend who helped install at his shop said it was a very well engineered kit.
 

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I really like it so far. The shock extensions were very nicely made. I’m a Manufacturing Engineer and a CNC Machinist by trade. These components are some of the nicest made components I’ve ever seen out of a spacer Kit.....and I’ve put a spacer Kit in every one of my trucks since I was 16 .

Seriously though, even my mechanic friend who helped install at his shop said it was a very well engineered kit.
Definitely what it looks like! Im an engineer also, college wise, but I've been a supervisor in a machine shop for the last few years and they look super clean and solid. Ive always been very impressed by their products so I think when it comes time to lift it without breaking the bank, this will be my choice!
 
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Definitely what it looks like! Im an engineer also, college wise, but I've been a supervisor in a machine shop for the last few years and they look super clean and solid. Ive always been very impressed by their products so I think when it comes time to lift it without breaking the bank, this will be my choice!
Awesome. Yeah, I’m very happy with this kit.
 

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Awesome. Yeah, I’m very happy with this kit.
This is the kit I'd love to put on my future Rubicon.

The Teraflex website says, "Requires aftermarket wheels w/ 4.75” backspacing or less – or Offset Wheel Adapters for stock wheels," but I see you're using stock wheels, which is what I'd like to stick with, too. Did you use wheel adapters?
 
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This is the kit I'd love to put on my future Rubicon.

The Teraflex website says, "Requires aftermarket wheels w/ 4.75” backspacing or less – or Offset Wheel Adapters for stock wheels," but I see you're using stock wheels, which is what I'd like to stick with, too. Did you use wheel adapters?
No wheel adapters but if it’s flexed at all then it rubs just a tad on the plastic. I am considering getting some wheel spacers, not sure what size yet but probably around an inch.
 

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