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RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

Anyone install just the RRO 2.5" Lift kit and find the ass end appears to sit super high?

I would welcome any recommendations to level this out! Thx!

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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

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Anyone install just the RRO 2.5" Lift kit and find the ass end appears to sit super high?

I would welcome any recommendations to level this out! Thx!
Some people run Bilstein 5100s set to the lowest setting of .4" of lift. That might help. Or you could loose the mounting brackets on back and sway the spacer for a .75" TJ spacer which gives about 1 3/8" of vs the 2.5" RRO Spacers.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

We need pictures. Did the lift kit come with shocks? What kind of shocks? Do you have the factory tow package with load leveling shocks in the rear? If so, the extra height could be your load leveling shocks. Need more data and photos. Someone over here has encountered your problem. Help is near.

Plus what GrandCherokee3270 said.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

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We need pictures. Did the lift kit come with shocks? What kind of shocks? Do you have the factory tow package with load leveling shocks in the rear? If so, the extra height could be your load leveling shocks. Need more data and photos. Someone over here has encountered your problem. Help is near.

Plus what GrandCherokee3270 said.
I installed the RRO 2.5" lift. Interesting enough I also purchased the Bilstien 51oo's and the mechanic stated that the adjustable ring on the strut which holds the coil spring was rubbing on my frame in the wheel well. he stated they could not be installed with the lift kit. After an intense 30 minute discussion because I did not believe this to be the case I opted for just the lift.

I have self leveling Nivomats in the rear. It could be the shocks, but I have not heard of this issue with anyone else installing the RRO Lift with OEM Shocks? Im sitting right about 37 3/4" in the rear and about 36" in front.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

The only place I can think of where you may have had contact is the inside of the arm near the upper ball joint at full suspension extension. But that shouldn't be a big deal.

Mine makes a little contact there when the wheels are off the ground and I have the same kit but added the 3/8" rocky road trim packers (spacer plates).
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

That does look jacked up. What wheel/tire are you planning to run with the lift?

This thread might be helpful: http://www.jeepgarage.org/f110/allud...ild-92047.html

He's running the same lift and the rear end does look high in some pictures, but the tires make it a whole lot less noticeable.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

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That does look jacked up. What wheel/tire are you planning to run with the lift?

This thread might be helpful: http://www.jeepgarage.org/f110/allud...ild-92047.html

He's running the same lift and the rear end does look high in some pictures, but the tires make it a whole lot less noticeable.
I have followed Alludcs threads closely...I just installed the Black Rhino Wheels (20x8.5) +30 with Grabber AT2s in a 305x50x20.

Not sure how everyone is fitting 33x12.5" tires? Mine are 32x12" and required some alteration of the pinch weld.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

The tires and wheels made a night and day difference to the appearance in my opinion. It no longer looks jacked up it just looks mean. I like personally prefer a little bit of rake compared to level. But that's just me. How does it ride?
Your clearance issue could be related to offset. Without going back and looking at Alludcs thread I don't remember his tires sticking out quite so far. I could be wrong. I love the look anyway. Great job.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

That looks right for the RRO lift. If it lifts the front and rear 2.5" that would keep the factory rake of about 1.5". Alludc's jeep has the bilsteins all around. Replacing the front struts nets an extra lift of about 1/2". Then replacing the factory load leveling shocks in the rear with bilsteins drops the rear about 3/4"-1". So that's why his appears level'ish.
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Re: RRO Lift Installed....Ass End is SUPER HIGH?

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The tires and wheels made a night and day difference to the appearance in my opinion. It no longer looks jacked up it just looks mean. I like personally prefer a little bit of rake compared to level. But that's just me. How does it ride?
Your clearance issue could be related to offset. Without going back and looking at Alludcs thread I don't remember his tires sticking out quite so far. I could be wrong. I love the look anyway. Great job.
Thanks Governor....I agree it looks much better with the wheels and tires on. Regarding Alludc's thread, I am using the exact same wheel as him. On the first page of his thread...
Offset - Backspace - ideal fitment - Calculation chart
He states he had no rubbing with just the RRO Lift running 33x12.5x20. It also states he had minor rubbing when he added the Bilsteins. My tires are 32x12 and I had to fold my welds with only the lift...not sure where the disconnect is? I don't doubt Alludcs info but it just was not the case for me.

As far as the ride...The Grabber AT2 is a 4 ply extra load and only weighs 50lbs. That added to the 27 lbs for the wheels, the set up is light and not stiff like E-Load tires. It is very close to factory but still looks mean!
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