What lift kit will you go with for your JL Wrangler?

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On my ‘10 and ‘14 JK’s I had Toyo MT and Nitto Trail Grappler with 35’s and 4” Lift and would still rub fully flexed with stock fenders. I am leaning towards 35’s on the JL with 2”...the only reason I was thinking 37’s is from what I’ve read... new 8 speed tranny seems to have helped and guys are saying they fit etc... regardless, I’m in the “Wait Club” I have my VON so hopefully I’ll get it soon but the longer I wait the more options may become available.
BTW, I love the look of that front!!

 

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Go with a 35, stay closer to stock. You gain 3” on the lift alone and have tons of space to flex, will get you just about anywhere a 37 can without having to stress more about beefing up axles quite yet. Also you gotta think warranty of some dealers seeing you stroll in with a broken axle or tranny problem on 37s
I got ridge grapplers for the snow performance and on road performance. Hybrid AT/MT. Either way I’d look at an AT over a MT or a hybrid. Typically have stronger sidewalll
Grapplers are quieter than my wife’s Nokian snow tires on Subaru

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Didn’t they beef up the axles too with the JL knowing people would go with big tires?
 

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Didn’t they beef up the axles too with the JL knowing people would go with big tires?
Yes, which northridge is about to drop an article about specs on axles soon. At that point we will know more. But I know for sure my 35s should be good. 37s weigh a lot and its a big tire to turn. They look awesome dont get me wrong but the trade off isnt worth it for a DD to me. Others disagree, I personally would be looking to beef up my axles with 37s at some point if I decided to go that route. (and also realize the stress I am putting on the drivetrain and other components)
 

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I've got Skyjacker's 2.5 lift ordered. Very nice looking coils.
 

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I've got Skyjacker's 2.5 lift ordered. Very nice looking coils.
I live in West Monroe and work close to Skyjacker. Once all production parts arrive (couple weeks out) they will be trialing the 2.5” on my JL Sport, they currently are running the lift on 2 Rubicon’s with no issues. I will share some pictures once they get a hold of my Jeep.
 

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I live in West Monroe and work close to Skyjacker. Once all production parts arrive (couple weeks out) they will be trialing the 2.5” on my JL Sport, they currently are running the lift on 2 Rubicon’s with no issues. I will share some pictures once they get a hold of my Jeep.
Please update us on this whenever you get the lift. Skyjacker is one we are considering for my sport.
 

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So guys, I really need your help. I already have 35” on my 2018 Jeep Sahara with no lift. The ride is a little bumpier but it looks awesome. I whish to improve on-road ride comfort but I am happy with the look of my Jeep (Height wise). Is a lift the only thing that will improve ride comfort?

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So guys, I really need your help. I already have 35” on my 2018 Jeep Sahara with no lift. The ride is a little bumpier but it looks awesome. I whish to improve on-road ride comfort but I am happy with the look of my Jeep (Height wise). Is a lift the only thing that will improve ride comfort?

Are you using your stock wheels with the 35s now?

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So guys, I really need your help. I already have 35” on my 2018 Jeep Sahara with no lift. The ride is a little bumpier but it looks awesome. I whish to improve on-road ride comfort but I am happy with the look of my Jeep (Height wise). Is a lift the only thing that will improve ride comfort?

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A lift probably won’t improve it unless you go an expensive route like coil over. Softer lifts and springs maybe will help from decreasing quality but not much will make up for tires.
Chalk test tires, that’ll get you right psi and help wear and ride.
https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/fo...ould-i-run-do-a-chalk-test-to-determine.4622/
 

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So guys, I really need your help. I already have 35” on my 2018 Jeep Sahara with no lift. The ride is a little bumpier but it looks awesome. I whish to improve on-road ride comfort but I am happy with the look of my Jeep (Height wise). Is a lift the only thing that will improve ride comfort?

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what is your air Pressure? Most Tire Shops set the psi to high . try a lower psi.
 

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So guys, I really need your help. I already have 35” on my 2018 Jeep Sahara with no lift. The ride is a little bumpier but it looks awesome. I whish to improve on-road ride comfort but I am happy with the look of my Jeep (Height wise). Is a lift the only thing that will improve ride comfort?

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What size wheel did you run?
 

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Just to understand, why is a lot of people talking about the great driving feel of the 2" Mopar lift??
The Mopar kit rides as good as factory on 35" C-Rated tires at 37psi. Your tires are what is causing the rough ride. E-Rated tires are typically made for the weight of larger trucks. I run my E-Rated 37's at 26psi to get a flat contact patch(Still rides rougher than the stock 33's.) I would try dropping your PSI to 28-30psi, do a chalk test and see if there is any improvement.
If you never offroad try finding a C-Rated tire in the size you like. I wanted the tougher sidewalls on the E-Rated tires for the type of offroading I do, and am willing to deal with the slightly rougher ride.
 

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The Mopar kit rides as good as factory on 35" C-Rated tires at 37psi. Your tires are what is causing the rough ride. E-Rated tires are typically made for the weight of larger trucks. I run my E-Rated 37's at 26psi to get a flat contact patch(Still rides rougher than the stock 33's.) I would try dropping your PSI to 28-30psi, do a chalk test and see if there is any improvement.
If you never offroad try finding a C-Rated tire in the size you like. I wanted the tougher sidewalls on the E-Rated tires for the type of offroading I do, and am willing to deal with the slightly rougher ride.
Ok, so if I keep this tires and I like how my Jeep looks and the lift won’t improve the ride, then I don’t need a lift. Is this correct?

 

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