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Old 09-23-2016, 10:09 AM
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I have looked until I'm almost blind. What I want to do is just level without doing anything to the rear of my 2017 JKU Sahara. I've seen from 1/2 to 13/4 spacers. I won't be putting bumpers and winch on or bigger tires. The only thing I might do is a set of wheels as close to stock size as possible.
Does anyone know what size spacer I need to use to accomplish this. I'm thinking at least a 1 inch.
Thanks for your help!!!!!!!

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Old 09-23-2016, 11:57 AM
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Re: Leveling kit

Lurch!
I'm planning on the same thing (at least initially). All the digging I've done into the leveling kits shows almost all provide 1" more up front than the rear. I haven't actually seen or measured in person, but that seems to be the standard.
My plan is to just buy a 1" front spacer from Teraflex.
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Re: Leveling kit

Sounds like what I'll do, just don't want to go up in the back any. I can't remember what brand it was but I think Rough County, I found a pair for like 32.00. I'll try to find it again!!!!!

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Re: Leveling kit

Lurch!
Quadratec has spacers from several companies, separate from full spacer lift kits. In the .75 - 1" arena, they're all under $50.

Search for coil spacer | Quadratec

As I mentioned, I'm going with Teraflex, just because I've used them on both previous Jeeps with no problems. Then again, they're all just pucks made from urethane or similar material, so there's probably not much difference among the various brands.
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Re: Leveling kit

Thanks I agree.
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Re: Leveling kit

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I have looked until I'm almost blind. What I want to do is just level without doing anything to the rear of my 2017 JKU Sahara. I've seen from 1/2 to 13/4 spacers. I won't be putting bumpers and winch on or bigger tires. The only thing I might do is a set of wheels as close to stock size as possible.
Does anyone know what size spacer I need to use to accomplish this. I'm thinking at least a 1 inch.
Thanks for your help!!!!!!!

Lurch!!!!!!
With the Teraflex 1.5" Leveling Kit (without Springs), you shouldn't need spacers. That is my plan at least...
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With the Teraflex 1.5" Leveling Kit (without Springs), you shouldn't need spacers. That is my plan at least...
Sota,

You may be using different terminology than we've been. Leaving aside bigger tires, there's just three ways to lift your Jeep: body lift, which uses spacers to separate the body from the frame further; spring lift, which uses longer springs; or a spacer lift, which uses spacers on top of the stock springs.

In our case, though, we're not particularly interested in overall lift, but in correcting the nose-low look. To do this, we'll just be putting spacers over the front springs to raise the front to the same height as the rear. You can buy spacers individually from a number of reliable companies such as Teraflex, Rugged Ridge, and Rubicon Express.

Teraflex has two leveling kits: one that uses spacers (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d2a), and one with longer springs (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d79). If you're not doing springs, you're doing spacers (unless you're thinking of their 1.25" body lift (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72f37)).

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Sota,

You may be using different terminology than we've been. Leaving aside bigger tires, there's just three ways to lift your Jeep: body lift, which uses spacers to separate the body from the frame further; spring lift, which uses longer springs; or a spacer lift, which uses spacers on top of the stock springs.

In our case, though, we're not particularly interested in overall lift, but in correcting the nose-low look. To do this, we'll just be putting spacers over the front springs to raise the front to the same height as the rear. You can buy spacers individually from a number of reliable companies such as Teraflex, Rugged Ridge, and Rubicon Express.

Teraflex has two leveling kits: one that uses spacers (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d2a), and one with longer springs (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72d79). If you're not doing springs, you're doing spacers (unless you're thinking of their 1.25" body lift (https://teraflex.com/shop_items/528f...d962f416e72f37)).

Mark
I thought OP was wondering if he needed wheel spacers if he put on 33" tires and puck lift. I misread.... the rake is 1 inch I believe. So you could put on 1" spacer in the front and I think that gets rid of it. I personally am putting on the TF 1.5" which lifts the front 2" and rear 1"

Sorry for the confusion.
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Re: Leveling kit

Yep, simply a .75- 1.0" spacer puck in front would level the ride, and as Rubicon Mark said most all the urethane pucks are basically the same a would fine.
I personally am considering a slight lift with a leveling. I'll be putting on 33" tires and just like the look of a slight lift.
The EVO leveling kit comes with 2" plush ride coil springs for front and spacers for the rear. I've heard great things about the Plush coil springs.
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Re: Leveling kit

I run the daystar 3/4" spacers on the front of my 15 2dr Willys and it worked perfect. Made the front front sit level and took 30 minutes to install. Keep it Simple.
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Lurch!
Did you ever decide on this? Any before/after pics?
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I am just going to use a 1 inch spacer, but haven't gotten to do it yet. We took a few days to go riding in the mountains. Hope to get started when we get back. I will post pictures before and after!!!!!
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