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Old 10-10-2013, 11:54 AM
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Decided on the windjammer! After researching, I went with 2 jammers placed "off center" on the front bar. HUGE deference, basically eliminated all noise from the bars! Im back to a quiet cockpit now!
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

I've read about some using a TJ 3/4" poly spacer in the rear to help combat any possible sag with the leveling kit. There was the concern about this popping out or being unsafe. I checked with RRO and got their installation instructions for their 2.5" lift. It looks like they use a plate that mounts under the A-Arm, with a long bolt that goes up through the top of their 1 5/8" spacer to secure it.

Has anyone tried a TJ 3/4" spacer and then using spring retainer, mounted like in RRO's kit, with a longer bolt? ie Drill a hole in the center of the stock coil alignment cap (not sure what you'd call it), pulled from the A-Arm and placed in the top of the 3/4" spacer, then run a longer bolt up through the bottom of the A-Arm through a hole drilled in the cap? Does this make sense?

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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Has anyone installed this leveling kit on a 2014 GC yet?

I would like to assume that it'll work on the new body style considering not too much changed, but before I go ahead and purchase the kit I thought I'd check here first.
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Old 02-16-2014, 03:33 AM
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Has anyone with the leveling kit cut and installed the rear spacers yet? Would be interested to see this setup as I have the leveling kit installed and am looking towards the lift.
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

I think someone has done it, mentioned earlier in this thread. I would consider doing it as well...but I think I only need an inch to level it out right.
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

IMO the RRO leveling kit puts the Jeep level Maybe 1/4" but with the RRO winch set up -----
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Sorry, macdaddy has an awesome write up. I should have said "has anyone else tried."
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

off topic, I have the RRO leveling kit installed until OME goes public with a suspension lift later this year. To install the level kit the shop had to trim the upper strut bolts. When I remove the leveling kit spacer will I need to purchase a whole new strut assembly or can I just replace the upper strut mounts for like $30 each?
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Thread Revival!!!!!

For those who have installed this kit themselves, how long did it take and what issues, if any, did you face in the process? Seems like it should basically be just removing the front struts, installing the spacers on top of them, and reinstalling the assemblies back into the stock mounting holes. But I'd imagine it can't possibly be that simple, like lifting a JK.

My kit should be delivered tomorrow and I'm looking to do the install either Friday or Saturday. Would rather do it Friday evening so I can get my new wheels & tires put on Saturday morning.

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I did it myself. It took about 5 hrs. A second set of strong hands is definitely recommended when getting the struts out and back in.

No special tools were needed but I did find using a ratchet strap very helpful to help align the passenger strut with the LCA to get the bottom bolt back in.

I did have to pop the cv axle out from the differential on the driver side to get the strut back in but it was no biggie. I just pried it out then it pops right back in.
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I installed it myself. It took about 5 hrs. A second set of strong hands is definitely recommended when getting the struts out and back in.

No special tools besides a cutoff wheel were needed but I did find using a ratchet strap very helpful to help align the passenger strut with the LCA to get the bottom bolt back in.

I did need to pop the cv axle out from the differential on the driver side to get the strut back in but it was no biggie. I just pried it out then it pops right back in.
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Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Installed the leveling kit yesterday afternoon with my neighbor's help at his shop. Was nice to have air tools and a nice, big work space to use. Total install time, start to finish, including the time it took to clean the powder coating off the spacer bolts, was about 2.5 hours. Ended up having to remove the d/s cv axle to get the strut out/in, but it went pretty smooth after that. P/s was a little more difficult, but only because we had to figure out exactly how it needed to go. Once we figured it out, it was cake.

Having that behind me now, the ride is actually better with the lift and new wheels & tires than it was stock. Could be that it hasn't all settled in just yet, so far I'm loving it! Only have one after pic at the moment, but as soon as I can get my WK2 cleaned up and the weather here cooperates a little, I'll have some better pics to share, either here on in the wheel thread.

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