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Old 12-17-2014, 09:02 PM
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Lowering advice

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I've got a 2014 JGC Limited on stock suspension right now. I'm interested in lowering the back just a bit to make it leveled with the front. Currently I'm running 275/55/20 on 20x9 SRT reps. The front fitment is spot on I wouldn't dare touch it as there isn't any room to mess around. The back however is raked up high and I thought it was ok at first but after seeing how it looks on the road from another car I definitely don't like how it looks. I really want a nice flush fitment at the back to be leveled with the front.

I've been looking into a road magnet mid level drop but I wasn't sure if it would achieve the drop needed or if it would be too much.
Any advice or recommendations would be helpful.
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Old 12-18-2014, 05:07 AM
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Re: Lowering advice

I'm afraid that you'd probably rub with that tire size if you lowered at all. If you kept the stock tire size spec diameter you could have considered lowering. Now not so much.
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I'm afraid that you'd probably rub with that tire size if you lowered at all. If you kept the stock tire size spec diameter you could have considered lowering. Now not so much.

Yes that is my fear also. Even if I just do the mid level drop at the back only? I think there is sufficient room to be a little lower there.


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Re: Lowering advice

I doubt it people with 285/40/22 rub on mid drop your tires are larger diameter even though you have 20's

Eibach drop in the rear isn't even worth looking at.


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I doubt it people with 285/40/22 rub on mid drop your tires are larger diameter even though you have 20's

Eibach drop in the rear isn't even worth looking at.


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Your jeep looks great just the way it is.!
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My plan is to install SRT springs and standard rear shocks to get rid of the raked look. I think the main reason most altitudes have such a harsh rake is because of the load leveling shocks.


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It may be just me, but I like the way your rear wheels look better then the front, so I would have done the opposite you will and just raise the front 😎

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It may be just me, but I like the way your rear wheels look better then the front, so I would have done the opposite you will and just raise the front

I know, not helpful..........

Lol that's actually not a bad idea. I'm so use to lowering cars to get rid of the wheel gap. Any suggestions as to how I would do that? Just change the springs up front?
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My plan is to install SRT springs and standard rear shocks to get rid of the raked look. I think the main reason most altitudes have such a harsh rake is because of the load leveling shocks.


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Are SRT springs much lower than other models?
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Lol that's actually not a bad idea. I'm so use to lowering cars to get rid of the wheel gap. Any suggestions as to how I would do that? Just change the springs up front?
RRO sells a leveling kit for the front just a spacer to have it sit even. Srt springs sit lower just slightly. Not sure if it would work. Do you have load leveling shocks with tow package?
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Are SRT springs much lower than other models?

they would drop your rig about an inch.


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