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So much bad info on this thread. In order for them to deny warranty they have to be able to prove that the modifications caused the failures. Basically this means that a lift won't impact warranty on anything except the parts replaced. Obviously the won't warranty shocks, springs etc, but your powertrain warranty won't be effected unless you put in a huge lift and don't do driveshafts - they likely wouldn't cover those.

As far as brands go, it depends entirely on what you want to do. Out of the brands mentioned, I would go for the AEV or Metal Cloak. MC had a long lead time, AEV isn't AS good off road or as upgrade-able down the road but it's a quality kit. Ride is a bit firm with the bilstein shocks. Teraflex is ok but has some sagging issues. EVO makes nice stuff but they support some really crappy people in the industry, so I've never supported them and if you're not planning to wheel all that hard they'd probably be overkill.

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So much bad info on this thread. In order for them to deny warranty they have to be able to prove that the modifications caused the failures. Basically this means that a lift won't impact warranty on anything except the parts replaced. Obviously the won't warranty shocks, springs etc, but your powertrain warranty won't be effected unless you put in a huge lift and don't do driveshafts - they likely wouldn't cover those.

As far as brands go, it depends entirely on what you want to do. Out of the brands mentioned, I would go for the AEV or Metal Cloak. MC had a long lead time, AEV isn't AS good off road or as upgrade-able down the road but it's a quality kit. Ride is a bit firm with the bilstein shocks. Teraflex is ok but has some sagging issues. EVO makes nice stuff but they support some really crappy people in the industry, so I've never supported them and if you're not planning to wheel all that hard they'd probably be overkill.

I am glad to read. Seems like so much gray area that nobody seems to really know but if you get installed professional and they know what they are doing I think it should be good.

I been looking at aev 3.5 rs or the metal cloak which is basically going to cost me the same. What lift do you have


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I am glad to read. Seems like so much gray area that nobody seems to really know but if you get installed professional and they know what they are doing I think it should be good.

I been looking at aev 3.5 rs or the metal cloak which is basically going to cost me the same. What lift do you have


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It sucks because dealers give false information hoping to sell ridiculous up-priced products. A few years ago MOPAR kits were relabeled teraflex, not sure if that's the case anymore. The Magnusson Moss act covers your consumer warranty protections in depth if you want to read it.

I ran the AEV 2.5 for 3 years and 80k miles with no issues. I stayed away from the 3.5 because I knew I'd be putting a ton of miles on it and I didn't want to do drive shafts, though a lot of people get away without doing drive shafts on 3.5. The reservoir shocks add a good bit of cost and really only shine if you're going to be doing long trips on washboard fire roads - they're meant to keep the shocks cool over long periods to high intensity work. If you get past needing reservoirs I'd look into the Fox shocks that are comparable to the bilstein 5100s. I can't think of their name, but they are supposed to ride quite a bit softer than the billsteins. I used my jeep a good bit, and never really experience the off road limitations that many say come with AEV, but I was just out to have fun, not totally push the limits.
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It sucks because dealers give false information hoping to sell ridiculous up-priced products. A few years ago MOPAR kits were relabeled teraflex, not sure if that's the case anymore. The Magnusson Moss act covers your consumer warranty protections in depth if you want to read it.

I ran the AEV 2.5 for 3 years and 80k miles with no issues. I stayed away from the 3.5 because I knew I'd be putting a ton of miles on it and I didn't want to do drive shafts, though a lot of people get away without doing drive shafts on 3.5. The reservoir shocks add a good bit of cost and really only shine if you're going to be doing long trips on washboard fire roads - they're meant to keep the shocks cool over long periods to high intensity work. If you get past needing reservoirs I'd look into the Fox shocks that are comparable to the bilstein 5100s. I can't think of their name, but they are supposed to ride quite a bit softer than the billsteins. I used my jeep a good bit, and never really experience the off road limitations that many say come with AEV, but I was just out to have fun, not totally push the limits.

No tereflex no longer does the stage 3 for mopar as mopar thought they can do it on their own. Can I pm


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No tereflex no longer does the stage 3 for mopar as mopar thought they can do it on their own. Can I pm


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Yes go ahead

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