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Old 02-21-2012, 01:29 PM
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Re: Lower or lift?

Please do not lift it just to run over curbs. My God......
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Re: Lower or lift?

Depends on if you use it as a Jeep, or bought it just for the street, and what the conditions of your roads are. Do not lower it if you have rough roads like we do, as you will quickly get tired of the rough ride, and it will turn into a rattle trap.
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I don't know about lowering because on the last car I owned I always hit the curb stops for parking spots on the warranty I have only put some money down I can still cancel it cuz they said they wouldn't but charged me more for the 4x4 parts parking what's the point of 4x4 if you can't use it
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Re: Lower or lift?

4x4 isn't only beneficial off road.
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Re: Lower or lift?

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I don't know about lowering because on the last car I owned I always hit the curb stops for parking spots on the warranty I have only put some money down I can still cancel it cuz they said they wouldn't but charged me more for the 4x4 parts parking what's the point of 4x4 if you can't use it

I would Stay with the extended warrantee; Jeep was rated 2nd worst out of all manufacturers in 2010. by J.D Power and Assoc, only Mini Cooper was worse. I bought the extended warrantee on mine, and it has saved me $2,600 in repair costs since the 3 yr 36k expired, and have about one year left.
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Re: Lower or lift?

Mine is lowered an inch, i havent had any problems with driving places. An inch isnt much at all
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Do u like your jeep after all that
I like it, but I'm tired of driving a gas guzzler, and gas prices are expected to hit over $5/gal for regular soon here; add another 30 cents for mid grade. ONce it gets warm and no more salt, I'll put the Overland in the garage and drive the trusty ole 89 Taurus SHO, highly modded, that gets 31 mpg hwy.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:01 AM
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Re: Lower or lift?

I say you should lower it!
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Re: Lower or lift?

Threw SRT springs on mine and have not regretted it at all. I have had quite a few people compliment my ride - have even had people pull up beside me and start asking questions about it, but they are mainly inquiring about the "S Limited" badge on the back asking "what is that?"

If you lower it though, you have to get wheels put on it. Lowered + 18-inch wheels don't look good IMO.
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Re: Lower or lift?

lower (: it will look badazz
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Re: Lower or lift?

I like my own... not lowered, not lifted.

Just sexy.


Edit: Although I am always considering trading/selling my wheels/tires for some Reps, lol.

Who knows where i'll take the Jeep in the months to come.
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