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Old 05-22-2017, 01:01 PM
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Here is my 13 on a 2.5" AEV lift with 35" BFG Mud TA's on AEV rims I believe 17 or 18". Big Dogg, sorry I can't say what gas mileage was like before as they added the lift and wheels at the dealer when I ordered it. This is a third car we don't drive it a ton but it is great to strip down and drive around in the summer.
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Suspension flex's well even with a 2.5" lift
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Old 05-22-2017, 01:14 PM
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^^^^tastefully done.

I have load Es - BFG A/T KO2s on my Tahoe and it rides like a lumber truck, I hate it.
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Here is my 13 on a 2.5" AEV lift with 35" BFG Mud TA's on AEV rims I believe 17 or 18". Big Dogg, sorry I can't say what gas mileage was like before as they added the lift and wheels at the dealer when I ordered it. This is a third car we don't drive it a ton but it is great to strip down and drive around in the summer.
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Suspension flex's well even with a 2.5" lift
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Very well done! What brand of soft top, I like the looks of that.
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Old 05-22-2017, 08:39 PM
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2.5" rock crawler coils with fox shocks. 5:13 gears and 37" tires. It's not my my daily driver but it drives well enough I could drive it anywhere but I wouldn't even try to pull the boat with it.
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Old 05-22-2017, 08:52 PM
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That is an Off Road Heros soft top. I believe that best top makes one similar to that now. Have the factory hard top all it does is hang from the ceiling of the shop now. Also added a 10k Warn winch. Another thing you will want to consider if moving to 35" tires is an aftermarket tire carrier or reinforcing the stock hinges. I believe that teraflox has a kit for the factory hinges.
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Old 05-23-2017, 06:32 PM
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Why is the tow capacity so poor ? Would love to get one. But would need it to handle my prostar
On short trips about 3 times a year
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Old 05-23-2017, 07:05 PM
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About 100 miles. 3500. Too limiting bummer
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Old 05-24-2017, 07:34 AM
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Not the smoothest ride but great around town car. We pull the MC short distances all summer, but this is not for the inexperienced driver.
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Old 05-24-2017, 09:47 AM
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Hi this is a 3rd car, but we use it as a daily driver. 35" BFG KO2, Method Hole wheels, 2.5" AEV lift with geometry correction brackets, K & N intake, AFE Hi Tuck exhaust (done after the photos). Before mods = 18 mpg, after=16.5 mpg.

Its a good daily driver, but understand that its a jeep. A little noisier, a little slower, a little grittier, and a little less lux that most cars. I also have only the stock sound system and its not good. It is also more fun, more capable, less susceptible to parking lot dents and speed bumps. It is my worry free car. (My wife has a Cayenne and I have a 911).

This set up handles off road very well but is a little overkill for my mostly road use. On our trips to Hidden Falls near Austin, it does level 3 and 4 trails there without an issue. That alone makes living with the ruggedness worth it!

If you're going 35", I recommend spending time finding your right air pressure. It makes a huge difference. I run 29 in front and 31 in back. It keeps it well balanced for road handling and gives a compliant ride. I recommend the geometry correction brackets if using the AEV lift as well. It made a huge difference, particularly with pot holes, expansion joints, and speed bumps. I also recommend a tool for speedometer correction. The AEV cal module works very well and is easy to use.

Unless you are >50% trails, or plan to take it on very muddy trails, I'd forego the KO2's and get the KM2's. All mud rated tires are noisy!

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