Small lift options for Sister's JL High Altitude?

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Basically my sister is getting the '21 High Altitude edition and when it was parked next to a rubicon she didn't like how hers sat a little bit lower compared to the Rubicon from factory. I was thinking her best option would be a small 1.5"-2" spacer lift. Her jeep will probably be a 95% pavement princess 5% light off-roading... should get just get a spacer lift or a spacer lift with bump stops, or a spacer lift with shock extensions? Any other cheap-is options? She also may or may not get slightly bigger tires than factory size.





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Rubicon Takeoff suspension (just match the specs as best you can (top, engine, trailering package) There's a chart on here somewhere (lost my favorites) that lists the various spring numbers.
 

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Regardless on how to go in regard to a lift/such modifications, your Sister would be best to use/drive the JL as it is for at least a month or two and at least say 500-1000 miles before she does any such modifications.

Let her get used to the JL.... see if the JL has any issues, in particular steering related/handling issues.

There will be plenty of time for mods..... Many that rush into doing such mods truly regret they did not wait a bit...
 

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Tell Sis to right now buy a SR.

Summer is almost here.....buy a Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop. I can almost guarantee, for as long as she owns her JL, that the SR will be her most favorite mod.... seriously..
 
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Tell Sis to right now by a SR, Summer is almost here to buy a Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop. I can almost guarantee, for as long as she owns her JL, that the SR will be her most favorite mod.... seriously..
Thanks for the info, will pass it on!
 
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Rubicon Takeoff suspension (just match the specs as best you can (top, engine, trailering package) There's a chart on here somewhere (lost my favorites) that lists the various spring numbers.
Funny thing is I legit went out yesterday and bought her a set of Rubi takeoffs… didn’t know about the different suspension numbers but I think it was pretty close to what she has now or even better than hers, but thanks!
 

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spoiled much?
 

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The Rubicon sits higher than her Jeep because of its suspension and its 33' tires.

Putting on Rubicon suspension will help significantly. Members have seen good results with spring numbers similar to these:

61 and 62 - front
91 and 92 - back

You could also look at getting some 33' tires.

@Rhinebeck01's suggestion is a good one. Get familiar with the stock Jeep first.

This thread will explain everything you need to know and more

https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/rubicon-vs-sport-suspension-height.4347/
 
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spoiled much?
Yup… she got a brand new 2021 loaded High Altitude and I got a brand new 2021 loaded Rubicon, spent about $120,000 between the two
 

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@Cjanak21

Regardless on how to go in regard to a lift/such modifications, your Sister would be best to use/drive the JL as it is for at least a month or two and at least say 500-1000 miles before she does any such modifications.

Let her get used to the JL.... see if the JL has any issues, in particular steering related/handling issues.

There will be plenty of time for mods..... Many that rush into doing such mods truly regret they did not wait a bit...
Yeah, make sure the Jeep is 'right,' before you change anything, because if they see something isn't stock THAT will be the problem, as in a lift caused the radio to stop working
 

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Yup… she got a brand new 2021 loaded High Altitude and I got a brand new 2021 loaded Rubicon, spent about $120,000 between the two
Good luck to her future s/o's....😂
 

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