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Old April 4th, 2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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unlimited build

just finished my highline kit on my lj just waiting on lift now already running 35's the green one is my 08 unlimited

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Old April 4th, 2009, 02:36 PM   #2
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How was the highline kit? I'm about to start mine.
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Old April 4th, 2009, 02:42 PM   #3
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How was the highline kit? I'm about to start mine.
NOT TOO BAD TOOK ABOUT 4 HOURS TOTAL
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Old April 4th, 2009, 04:17 PM   #4
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I'm in the process of cleaning the garage to have a nice work space

What lift are you going with?
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Old April 4th, 2009, 04:40 PM   #5
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i see that green jk all over town, never seen the lj though. looks good
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Old April 4th, 2009, 05:24 PM   #6
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i see that green jk all over town, never seen the lj though. looks good
going with the old man emu 2-1/2 inch lift
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Old April 4th, 2009, 07:36 PM   #7
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Old April 4th, 2009, 07:59 PM   #8
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my gf has the 2.5 on her tj it looks nice it would look even better with a highline kit the aev guys are great guys to work with good prices too
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Old April 4th, 2009, 08:00 PM   #9
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Looks good. So those are 35s with NO lift? How tight is the clearance in the back? I assume it's pretty tight with the stock suspension.

Are you pleased with the construction/quality of the AEV Highline kit?

Also what tires are you running? Are those stock wheels? Is yours a Rubicon, or a standard Unlimited?

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Old April 4th, 2009, 08:03 PM   #10
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Not that you'd take my word but the construction is top notch. I was hearing that the hood would be cheap and flimsy but in my own opinion it is the exact opposite of cheap and flimsy. Very nice product.
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Old April 4th, 2009, 08:06 PM   #11
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Not that you'd take my word but the construction is top notch. I was hearing that the hood would be cheap and flimsy but in my own opinion it is the exact opposite of cheap and flimsy. Very nice product.
the quality is great thicker metal than stock it is a rubicon and those are aev wheels also with spacers tires are goodyear mtrs 315/75/16
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Not that you'd take my word but the construction is top notch. I was hearing that the hood would be cheap and flimsy but in my own opinion it is the exact opposite of cheap and flimsy. Very nice product.
Thanks Drew. You have the same exact kit?


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the quality is great thicker metal than stock it is a rubicon and those are aev wheels also with spacers tires are goodyear mtrs 315/75/16
Thanks for the info, timmymac. Mine's a standard Unlimited, so I'm trying to get a feel for any differences between ours.

Are you keeping the stock springs? I may be interested in them. One last question, has your LJ always sat a little lower in the front than the back? Mine has, but I didn't know if it was just the difference in std. vs. Rubicon springs.

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Old April 4th, 2009, 08:23 PM   #13
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WOW that looks very nice, are those the stock fenders??


craig will you check out my yj "what its worth thread"?
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Old April 4th, 2009, 08:29 PM   #14
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WOW that looks very nice, are those the stock fenders??


craig will you check out my yj "what its worth thread"?

The front fenders are high-line replacements from AEV. The kit includes the hood, fenders, and front/rear fender flares (bigger than stock).
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Old April 4th, 2009, 09:54 PM   #15
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Yup, same kit. I plan on lowering my jeep when it's installed. Right now I have 4.5" with 1.25" spacers. I think I'm going to ditch the spacers.
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