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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-14-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By MacDaddy
Update for RRO Lift and Tire fitment

I talked with a fellow Jeep owner that owns a 2013 Trailhawk and the question of what size tires I was running with the RRO lift kit. I have a 2011 Laredo E with the load leveling rear shocks, full...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-03-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

If you go back thruough all the threads in this post you'll see that it was started as the RRO Leveling kit, done the right way. Many questions on rim sizes tire sizes, vehicle stance etc... have...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,748
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

Again the lift kit that I received measured out at 1 3/4 in the front and 1 5/8 for the rear, so no it won't lift it level for 2 1/2 lift. As I measured the factory rake at about a 4 degree drop ...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-15-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Ok, I had stated that it took me about an 1 1/2 hrs for the drivers side due to the axle being the shortest on that side.. And I didn't need to remove the steering shaft. And the passenger side took...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 12-19-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Forum: Off Road Modifications 12-19-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Sorry about getting back to you so late, the steel spacers were Tuff Country that came with the first kit I bought.They had an 1.5 aluminum doughnut spacer and the steel 1/4 inch rectangle plate thT...
Forum: Members Rides 09-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,545
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: My 2012 Black 2dr Rubi Build!!!

Nice looking ride, I'm still debating on trading out my Bushwhacker 4 3/4 pocket style flares for the flat top style.. they do look a bit different for my TJ...MacDaddy
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,093
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Finally........... painted side claddings

Nice job looks great,,,a little trick is some brake parts cleaner to get all the grease and grime off. Then use a small propane torch to quickly heat the molded siding and bring it back to proper...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-25-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Yes you'll want to adjust them as they are quite bright and although the change is minimal it tends to make oncoming drivers rather irate...lol.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-14-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

You can do it yourself in your driveway with the proper hand tools and a friend,,, run away from that shop as fast as you can.....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Long term effects of RRO leveling kit

I would agree with fljeepleo, I've lifted all of my Four-by's and modded every other vehicle I've owned. My 2011 was by far the easiest lift/leveling kit that I purchased from RRO. The only thing...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-04-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Looks real good, did you get the alignment done? If not I'd suggest you do it.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 06-22-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Lol,,, yeah I forgot to mention that it was the RRO "lift kit" that I purchased and modified, I added an 1/8" steel spacer plate on the top of the front strut spacer assembly and then cut the rear...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 06-17-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Wow,,, Ok one more time for those of you that didn't read through from the start of the thread... The RRO leveing kit is what "most of you want to get rid of the deplorable rake on the front. It...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,450
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Bug spatters

Any kind of bug splatter can be remove easily with wd-40 and then spray on some
Rain-X windsheild cleaner to the areas where they stick. Don't worry about any petroleum (Oil) based product on your...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 03-21-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Well that would be entirely based upon a few variables, such did the lift cause any damage covered by the warranty, if the answer is no, then your dealer should cover what if any, warranty issue that...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-05-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: 33's on a WK2

No you'll need to bend that pinch weld out of the way, it's a quick fix and it won't affect the structural integrity. You'll need the RRO leveling kit a wheel spacer or after market rims with at...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 03-01-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

S
ounds good,,,get those pics up as soon as she's done.............
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-28-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Paintless Door Ding Removal

Damn, All the above instances of ding's, dent's, scratches and careless people out there. Our GC was only several month's old and got caught in a large hail storm which is a rare occurence in...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-28-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Debadged and Chrome door trip removed..

I'm digging it...looks clean. I'm thinking tint the front widows?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-27-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: rockey 2.5 lift?????

No problem sent you a PM need anything else just ask...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 02-27-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By MacDaddy
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 02-27-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Need more power

Hello, several cheap and easy upgrades are first and foremost a tune-up with the E3 plugs, new cap, rotor, and wires, upgrade your battery cable's, and switching over to synthetic oils. You can run a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-26-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: rockey 2.5 lift?????

Check out my post's on this, My RRO lift kit measured out at 1-3/4 front and 1-5/8 rear. When I talked to RRO about it being a leveling kit they kinda, left me wondering stating that the front was...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-26-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,718
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Tire pressure light.. when does it turn off?

Any tire dealer will be able to reset your TPMS, again all the variable's in place when you're replacing/changing tires, heat tolerances, heavier sidewalls etc....the sidewall will flex causing the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-26-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Stock 17" + RRO leveling kit, what size tires?

I mounted 256x70-17 Firestone Destination A/t's on mine With the RRO kit. They measure out at 31.6. I think the next set will be a 285x75-17 which measure out at 32.7 You should be able to run a 33"...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-25-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

And again Nate, I'm really digging the Jeep that thing came out great!!
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-25-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Yes it should be a 97-06 rear TJ coil spacer, they sit on top of the TJ coils to provide the lift. Don't confuse it with placing it on the bottom rear of the spring perch to achieve the lift on your...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-24-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Nate, that looks f@ckin' great, And I'm glad my info helped you. Send some more pics out....I'm thinking my next tires are gonna be a 285X70-17 on mine....er my wife's ha!
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-24-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: MY 2011 Laredo E with RRO Kit

The tint is 25% I believe done at my local friends shop, I'll find out for sure and let you know. The kit was modified with an additional 1/4 spacer up front and I cut the rear and rewelded it to...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-24-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Wow, sounds to me like you got real lucky? Or maybe not, so far as the install and fit for the kit the hardest time was the front left (driver side) due to the shorter axle assembly. I would recheck...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-20-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 49,619
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: New RRO leveling kit, Done the right way!!!

Looks good,,,,try the Firestone Destination A/T's they're under 200.00 each
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-20-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By MacDaddy
MY 2011 Laredo E with RRO Kit

Here's some of the latest pic's front window's tinted, Jeep emblem badges below Factory Trim, Trail rated badge on passenger fender added and the RRO Left kit that I modified to get desired height.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-20-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,748
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Anyone in UT that can donate their WK2 to Rocky Road for a level kit.....

The lift kit is advertised at 2 1/2 but it is not a leveling kit. The front measures out at 1- 3/4 and the back measured at 1-5/8. The leveling kit is an 1-3/4 and in all appearances and and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-18-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Gas mileage on lifted WK2

Rocky Road Outfitter's makes the lift here's the link http://www.rocky-road.com/jeep-wk2-leveling-kit.html. So far as the pic's they're about 10 on my profile page. Again mine is the leveling kit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,318
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Snow driving tips?

Okay being an avid gearhead and never heeding any advice other than what I was taught by my Grandpappy is this.
1. First get that Jeep out and play with it a bit in an empty parking lot. Learn how...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,702
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

I can honestly say that this is by far one of the nicest vehicle's I've owned. It's looks, ride, handling and yes the amount of compliments I get are great. I've owned several really nice cars a 76...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,451
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

Yeah, me either but I'll tell you something get one anyhow! The next time someone pulls out in front of you or you got some jackass walking in the road instead of on the sidewalk...... Well i'll tell...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,451
Posted By MacDaddy
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

Got one in my 06 TJ, had them in all my Jeeps, go to www.mypushcart.com they've got you covered on big rig truck, and train horns, single feed, dual feed all in one kits. And they have pre installed...
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