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Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

Has anyone come across a leveling kit with less lift than the RRO? If I go 1.75" I will be nose up. I have measured on a variety of surfaces and 1"-1.25" would be ideal. I have pondered trying the OME trim packer for .5" as the install is super easy but I don't know if it is worth it.

I think I read where someone machined their own .75" spacer--how hard would this be to have done?

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You could always install the RRO level kit snd just throw a .5" front coil spacer for a JK on top of the rear springs in the jeep.

I had the same issue of being "nose up" on my wk2 when I had the level kit installed. After I put the .5" spacer in the rear it was perfect.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

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You could always install the RRO level kit snd just throw a .5" front coil spacer for a JK on top of the rear springs in the jeep.

I had the same issue of being "nose up" on my wk2 when I had the level kit installed. After I put the .5" spacer in the rear it was perfect.

Where did you find a .5" JK spacer? Everything I'm seeing is 3/4" and then I'd be back to too much rake.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

Thanks for the replies. I thought about doing the rear spacer, but I want to keep stock size tires and am just looking to get closer to level. i may just try the 1/2 inch trim packers. It can't make it any worse, and it should be as easy as dropping the strut down enough to clear the studs and then putting the spacer on and buttoning back up.
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Where did you find a .5" JK spacer? Everything I'm seeing is 3/4" and then I'd be back to too much rake.
Quadratec has them for a decent price and they're pretty solid as well!

http://m.quadratec.com/products/prod...pid=16190+1000
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Quadratec has them for a decent price and they're pretty solid as well!

http://m.quadratec.com/products/prod...pid=16190+1000

Sweet! Thanks!
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

Just placed the order for the .5" spacers. I'll report back with pics after install.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

You use can Bilstein 5100 struts like I did. They are height adjustable from .4" to 1.75".
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

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You use can Bilstein 5100 struts like I did. They are height adjustable from .4" to 1.75".
I saw those--look appealing. Did you change the rear shocks as well? I have the nivomat shocks and don't really want to lose that functionality.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

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I saw those--look appealing. Did you change the rear shocks as well? I have the nivomat shocks and don't really want to lose that functionality.
I did not change the rears. If I do, I will get the rear 5100s.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

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Just placed the order for the .5" spacers. I'll report back with pics after install.
If you care about wheel travel get the OMEs for the rear they will give you more wheel travel than any other setup. The only thing is they are slightly longer at compression (.3") and about .5" longer at extension but since your throwing spacers on the back you should be good to go with them. I replaces my rear 5100s with them for maore travel and am happy with them. Also noticed an improvement in ride quality. Not sure if it was more the spacers of the shocks. If you're not changing your shocks, tell us is you get a better ride with those poly spacers. You might have to drive on a dirt road to tell a difference.
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Re: Leveling kit with less lift than RRO?

Got the 1/2" rear spacers in finally. Looks great!
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