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Old October 28th, 2013, 08:26 PM   #1
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I have a 2011 JK Sport and am looking to get a slight lift by installing the tera-flex leveling kit and stiffer Rubicon coil springs. My stock spring set up is 5212 front and 6800 back.

Any suggestions or recommendations of what coil springs I should be looking for?

Anybody have the same set up that can give me some feedback?

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Why not just skip the hassle and get some spacers and be done with it? It'll be simpler in the end and you'll end up with more than a half inch of lift.
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I think I read somewhere its about a 1/4" lift per part number.
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On a good day assuming maximum difference youll see an inch max. Likely less. JKs arent like the old TJs where the Rubi was actually a lift. JKs only accouny for the weights of the vehicle.

Considering the low cost, just buy the spacers and get the desired lift height instead of messing around with springs that wont give you any real lift.
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I have some JKU springs if you are interested. Should give you about 1/4 to 1 inch difference due to spring rate.

Just pick up a RC 2.5" spacer lift - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Under $200 - clears 35's.

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So the stiffer springs will not give me any lift?

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I have some JKU springs if you are interested. Should give you about 1/4 to 1 inch difference due to spring rate.

Just pick up a RC 2.5" spacer lift - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Under $200 - clears 35's.

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What number are you Rubicon Springs? How old are they?

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Yes and no. Stiffer doesnt mean taller. It only means they will sag less under a given weight.

Taller springs, or spacers, will give height though
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I'll check the numbers when I get home - they are in the back of my garage.
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addsmask, did you ever get a chance to look at those Springs?

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Did you ever figure out your spring issue? I have the complete suspension from my 2014 Rubicon Sitting in my garage. Doubt you'd see much of a lift. They only have about 500 miles on them.
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I think I have it worked out. I still may be interested in your suspension. Whar number are your Springs?

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