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    Default I pulled the trigger Fri!

    incoming is a RE 3.5" lift which will net me around 4-4.5". also 35x12.50 BFG KM2's


    looks like next sat will be a wrenching day !

    ill post pics soon.


    the only thing i need to get is wheel spacers and shocks, but i found 4 spacers on craigslist for 100 bucks and i have someone offering my their shocks on JF, so well see
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    Sweet!!!

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    RE 3.5 is a great lift, I have had one on my Jeep since 2005.

    It nets 4" before the springs settle from the weight of the Jeep, but its not enough to run 35's by itself. The only additional lift you need is a 1" body. You will prob also have to get some longer bumpstops to limit up travel into the fenderwells.

    Plenty of people on JF have run the RE 3.5 with a 1" body lift with great results.
    05 LJ Unlimited Rubicon. RE 3.5" short arm lift. 1" body and motor mount lift. 35" BFG M/T KMII's. 5.13 gears. Skid row and Jeep Medic belly up skid plates. Rokmen and Jeeperman bumpers. PSC rockers and full corners. Line X'd interior. Warn 9.5ti. Dual batteries. Dual tops. Snorkel. Full and half doors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeepinSoldier View Post
    RE 3.5 is a great lift, I have had one on my Jeep since 2005.

    It nets 4" before the springs settle from the weight of the Jeep, but its not enough to run 35's by itself. The only additional lift you need is a 1" body. You will prob also have to get some longer bumpstops to limit up travel into the fenderwells.

    Plenty of people on JF have run the RE 3.5 with a 1" body lift with great results.
    gotta remember that the JK fits bigger tires with smaller lift. I can run a 2.5 with 35's on there
    -Mike

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    -Miss South Carolina

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    Sounds great. I'm looking at the RE 3.5 lift for my LJ, so keep us posted on the progress. Lots of pic's too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AFhockey31 View Post
    gotta remember that the JK fits bigger tires with smaller lift. I can run a 2.5 with 35's on there
    DOH! Missed the 'School Bus driver' under your screen name.

    Yep, you can run 35's pretty easy on a JK. Good luck and post pix when its done.
    05 LJ Unlimited Rubicon. RE 3.5" short arm lift. 1" body and motor mount lift. 35" BFG M/T KMII's. 5.13 gears. Skid row and Jeep Medic belly up skid plates. Rokmen and Jeeperman bumpers. PSC rockers and full corners. Line X'd interior. Warn 9.5ti. Dual batteries. Dual tops. Snorkel. Full and half doors.

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    Congrats...looking forward to seeing it done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JeepinSoldier View Post
    DOH! Missed the 'School Bus driver' under your screen name.

    Yep, you can run 35's pretty easy on a JK. Good luck and post pix when its done.
    lol that actually just prompted me to change my user name
    -Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFhockey31 View Post
    incoming is a RE 3.5" lift which will net me around 4-4.5". also 35x12.50 BFG KM2's


    looks like next sat will be a wrenching day !

    ill post pics soon.


    the only thing i need to get is wheel spacers and shocks, but i found 4 spacers on craigslist for 100 bucks and i have someone offering my their shocks on JF, so well see
    RE makes great lift. Why are you getting wheel spacers though? I heard those things are dangerous..
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