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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

I did it yesterday without any mechanical job, like installing fake arms or extra controllers.
Note that calibration of pneumatic suspension needs entering some measured values, distances from fender to wheel axis. That is normal service procedure. There some predefined values in service manuals. Just add one cm at front and 1.5 cm at back on top of predefined values while entering data during calibrating and enjoy lowered jeep. I'd like changes while drive. And how it looks now.
PS. One inch might be too much as there are sport mode and auto lowering at highway. All modes will be proportionally lowered.


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Old 08-27-2015, 09:05 PM
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

So I read the QL can be lowered and read where the kit in this thread can also keep it raised. my question is, can different shocks or springs be put in?
With stock QL in off road 2, my 15 rides like a there is no suspension. slightest little bump sounds like the thing gonna fall apart.
I guess I want my cake and eat it too.... (lift with a nice ride)
Or / does anyone know of another lift option for QL. Had I of known, I would have bought one without
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

This kit allows you to raise your jeep 1.25" higher than the standard OR1 height (using the medium setting) but still be lower than OR2 height or raise it almost 2" higher than Normal Ride Height (using the high setting) and still be lower than OR2 height. Either way it doesn't top out as much and isn't as harsh a ride as OR2 without this kit. In fact I find it much smoother and you aren't limited by the 25mph stock OR2 auto lowering.

To answer previous thought - yes you can use the low setting to lower your Jeep by either .86" or 1.25" from normal ride height if your tires allow and maintain this lower level at speeds below 60mph and if you select sport mode or enter aero mode it will lower even further. Whether or not that will improve gas mileage you will need to determine.


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So I read the QL can be lowered and read where the kit in this thread can also keep it raised. my question is, can different shocks or springs be put in?
With stock QL in off road 2, my 15 rides like a there is no suspension. slightest little bump sounds like the thing gonna fall apart.
I guess I want my cake and eat it too.... (lift with a nice ride)
Or / does anyone know of another lift option for QL. Had I of known, I would have bought one without
The suspension only has so much travel to it...and at OR2 height, there's almost no travel available. That's why the speed is limited and even then, it's very uncomfortable to ride at that hight even at much lower speeds since the smallest bump will send you to the upper limit of the suspension travel. Using OR2 only when that level of clearance is actually needed is probably the best practice.

Changing the rear shocks might be possible, but the fronts are custom and integral with the suspension, itself.
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

I just did some wheeling in UT and CO, and found that the speed limits on OR1\OR2 seem to be about right for actual wheeling. We would use OR2 when clearance was needed, the rest of the driving in OR1. Truck worked surprising well (comparing to a jk), could use additional compression damping, especially in the front. Stock Michelin worked well over rocks, plans to go to AT's when these are worn.
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

So whats the verdict, has anyone successfully install this kit and does it allow us to lower the vehicle? Pictures??? I have a Summit and I didn't pay 50k+ to tear up the trails I'd build something for that, this is my big, pretty, safe, family truck for road and ski trips and I'd love to have more of the srt8 look
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

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So whats the verdict, has anyone successfully install this kit and does it allow us to lower the vehicle? Pictures??? I have a Summit and I didn't pay 50k+ to tear up the trails I'd build something for that, this is my big, pretty, safe, family truck for road and ski trips and I'd love to have more of the srt8 look
Yes I managed to lower/raise mine. I ordered it from Australia "kits@llams.com.au" thats the guys email. Send him an email and he can get it shipped out to you. His system lowers the jeep by 1.3 inches at NRH. My preferred low is 2.3 inches lower than NRH but thats not possible with this system. This system allows you to driver lowered or raised to OR2 at any speed. However when i did the calibration, i calibrated it in Sport mode which gave me an adittional .05 inches lower so now my ride is about 1.8 inches lower than factory NRH. When put in sport mode, it achieves the perfect look which is 2.3 inches lower than NRH. I have no rubbing issues on 295/35/22 wheels.
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So whats the verdict, has anyone successfully install this kit and does it allow us to lower the vehicle? Pictures??? I have a Summit and I didn't pay 50k+ to tear up the trails I'd build something for that, this is my big, pretty, safe, family truck for road and ski trips and I'd love to have more of the srt8 look

Yes, it allows you to lower your vehicle. I've had it on for a little over a month with no issues.

Check out post #25 for pics. http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/want-...ml#post1213890

I have a 2013 Trailhawk limited edition that was designed to go off road. I have a 66k+ 2015 JKUR AEV to tear up the trails.


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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

( talking about lowering)
it looks good, but the ride is horrible ( well plus i have 22s)...i had to raise mine up ( i am using the adj links) I initially had the setup w/ .5 inch wheel gap on park mode, but during NRH and aero, it was way too bumpy and squirrely. adjusted it 2 turns in front and 3 turns in the rear and its right about perfect when driving. IMO the suspension geometry for the gc is setup where the rear has to be higher or the rear feels unstable when you go over bumps....well at least thats what i experienced. Maybe it feels ok on better roads, but in NYC the ride is really bad...

if you look at the difference btw aero and nrh, the front lowers in aero, but the rear barely lowers from nrh.. just saying what i noticed
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

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it looks good, but the ride is horrible ( well plus i have 22s)...i had to raise mine up ( i am using the adj links) I initially had the setup w/ .5 inch wheel gap on park mode, but during NRH and aero, it was way too bumpy and squirrely. adjusted it 2 turns in front and 3 turns in the rear and its right about perfect when driving. IMO the suspension geometry for the gc is setup where the rear has to be higher or the rear feels unstable when you go over bumps....well at least thats what i experienced. Maybe it feels ok on better roads, but in NYC the ride is really bad...

if you look at the difference btw aero and nrh, the front lowers in aero, but the rear barely lowers from nrh.. just saying what i noticed
Good information thank you do you have any pictures?? I'm gonna be running 22's also
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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

check my page for pics!

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Re: Lowering a Overland with Quadra Lift

I have one of these kits for sale if anyone is interested. I sold my jeep, kit was great!
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