How high of a lift before excessive wear?

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  1. gselsidi

    gselsidi New Member

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    Hi guys I keep seeing 4" lifts on here, and wondering how much excessive wear does this cost on CV, trans, axles in general? Especially if off roading? Anybody have a 4" lift and put some serious miles on it, notice any issues yet?

    It reminds me of the stupidity of wranglers, people throwing dumbass rough country 4-6" lifts, and than having Control Arm Mounts literally ripping out from the Axles, where you had to re-weld and repair them.

    Anyway would love to get something as crazy as a 6" lift with tire upgrades, but it just seems that the angles would be all off, and you'll be rebuilding you're whole suspension in no time.

    Thoughts from people? Who have lifted? Was thinking the safest is probably a 1.5-2" Spring lift some bigger tires and call it a day.
     
  2. BUtrlhhawk

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    Got about 3600 mi. on the ATP 2" Spacer lift. No issues. Except the sway bar heim link get grit and dirt in the ball link and makes a creaking noise. but not really an issue for me.
     
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  3. Jeremiah

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    There is an individual on here with 10K miles on his 4" lift and he hasn't had any issues so far. We did the 1.5 and now we want more.
     
  4. BUtrlhhawk

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    Jeremiah, Yeah Kind of know what what you mean about wanting more lift. After I did the ATP 2" I was like "really, it's lifted" I can't tell the difference. Was thinking about those springs from ATP but I talked to one of the reps. at ATP and he said they are significantly stiffer. Not a big fan of that.
     
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  5. Jeremiah

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    Yeah I might try and source a set of stock trailhawk springs to give ours a little more height.
     
  6. Andy Persona

    Andy Persona New Member

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    My renegade came with what I think is a 1.5" lift already installed, not sure the make. The dealership I get it serviced at (not the same one I bought it from) said it had a lift in it. Mine is a Sport, so I put rear springs from the max-optioned trim level in and they help with cargo carrying as well as level the tire fender gaps out. the ATP springs sound like a good way to go though as I find the springs a little soft in the Renegade.
     
  7. Derek

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    Not sure if you found stock Trailhawk springs yet but I am having ATPs 4" kit installed this Friday 8/16/19, on my 2018 Trailhawk. I don't see why I would need to keep my stock ones afterwards.
     
  8. GoRuggedTrails

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    Would you be willing to sell or mail your TH springs? I'd be willing to pay for shipping! I'd like to get a little more meat on my 2017 Altitude that has 1.5" TeraFlex lift on it.
     
  9. Pinkstink13

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    I have a set of trailhawk springs. I just did the eibach and bilstein struts.
     
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    Would you be willing to send them my way? I'll pay for shipping.
     
  11. Pinkstink13

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    Yeah private message me. I live in southern California
     
  12. GoRuggedTrails

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    Sent you a message. I live in Portland. Let me know what you are thinking on price, or if cost of shipping would cover it....
     
  13. IDoMy0wnRacing

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    I am running the AVID 2.5 plus the ATP springs. The ride is awesome!!!

    BUT, keep in mind that I also added the AVID Front bumper with Warn 8-S winch, AVID Rear bumper with tire carrier, and Off Road Outfitters rock rails.

    The added weight complimented the ATP spring perfectly. I couldn’t ask for a better ride, On Road and Off.
     
  14. Sebass

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    What tires do you run
     
  15. IDoMy0wnRacing

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    BFG KO2, 225/65R17 on stock Trailhawk rims.
    My next set of tire will be BFG KO2 245/65R17 on the stock Trailhawk rims.
    … I am also really taking a close look at the Falken Wildpeak A/T3W in 245/65R17.
     

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