Quick Answer

How much is it to get a Jeep Wrangler lifted?

You can expect to pay anywhere from $1,000 to $10,000 for a Jeep lift kit, on average. High-quality suspension kits that offer excellent ground clearance and an aggressive look may even top the higher end of the lifting price.

How much does it cost to put lift on Jeep?

On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1,000 to $20,000 for a Jeep Wrangler lift. However, how much you pay depends mostly on the type of lift kit you choose. Different brands of lift kits and suspension heights can significantly impact how much you pay to lift your new Jeep Wrangler.

Is it worth it to lift a Jeep Wrangler?

Essentially, lifting a Jeep takes the standard off-road capabilities of a Jeep Wrangler and dials them up, giving you more power to tackle off-road terrain, and more crawl ability on even the toughest terrains. So, if you’re looking for more off-road capability around Memphis, lifting your Jeep is a great option.

Does lifting a Jeep cause problems?

Lift kits can be bad for Jeeps if someone doesn’t set the kit up properly. Adding a lift kit can negatively affect the ride quality, even if the installation is done well. Lifts will also require ongoing maintenance to keep the lift from affecting the vehicle. You can do a lot to upgrade your Jeep after you buy it.

What’s a good size lift for a Jeep Wrangler?

You want at least a 2.5″ lift, and up to 4, but anything greater than 2.5″ advertised will require additional upgrades or a better kit. If you have 3.73 gearing and get light weight wheels and tires, you might be okay with your Jeeps performance depending on your expectations.

Is body lift or suspension lift better?

A suspension lift is a better choice than a body lift in situations where off-road performance is important. First and foremost, a suspension lift not only provides room for larger tires, but it also increases the ground clearance under the frame.

How much does it cost to install a 2.5 lift kit on a Jeep Wrangler?

Registered. 2.5″ AEV lift, labor, alignment, and tax was $1,900 at the dealer. Kept my warranty (in theory). The kit alone is close to $1,000 and the alignment is around $125.

Will a lift kit level my Jeep?

A lift not only raises the Jeep, it increases the suspension height, both extended and compressed. This actually increases the clearance for larger tires. A leveling kit raises the ride height, but it neither increases any of the suspension height mins and maxes nor adds clearance for larger tires.

How long does it take to put a lift on a Jeep?

A competent mechanic with a vehicle lift and air tools should able to knock it out in less than two hours. I did mine in my garage with hand tools and it took just over four hours, but a good part of that was having trouble getting the damn control arm bolts loose.

Does lifting your Jeep void the warranty?

No, with a qualifier. Any aftermarket item you install will not void your warranty. As long as said item does not CAUSE the failure that would be a warranty claim.

Do bigger tires lift a Jeep?

The only way to raise the differential off the ground more is to increase tire size – but you only get half the increase in diameter in actual increase in height. For example, moving from 33s to 35s will increase your ground clearance by only 1 inch.

What all is needed to lift a Jeep?

Here, we’ve listed some of the most common options:

  • Body Lift. A body lift is an inexpensive and simple way to lift a jeep.
  • Budget Boost/Coil Spring Spacers. This type of lift consists of coil spacers placed on top of your Jeep’s coil springs.
  • Coil Lifts.
  • Short Arm Lift Kit.
  • Long Arm Lift Kit.

What size lift do you need for 37 inch tires?

37″ Tires. To run these tires, you’ll need a lift kit of 3.5″ or more. This kit will have the same contents as the 2.5″ kits with the exception of control arms top and bottom for both front and rear. These kits are for serious off-roaders.

How much lift do I need for 35 inch tires?

For a 35s tire, you need a lift of at least 2.5 inches for proper clearance and at most a lift of about 3.5 inches, though these depend on the vehicle’s backspacing, the offset of its wheels and even how wide the tires really are.

How high should I raise my Jeep?

The average lift kit will raise your Jeep between one and 3 inches. However, there are kits and modifications that can lift your vehicle even higher. If you are going to lift higher than 3 inches, you are going to spend more money on modifications in order to provide you with suspension and stability.

Can you run 35s on stock JK?

Technically, yes. You can indeed put 35s on a stock Jeep Wrangler JK and drive around town without issue. However, if you are going to hit the trail, it’s going to rub.

Does a body lift affect CVS?

As soon as you lift a vehicle, the increase in CV running angle exponentially increases CV wear – even driving straight ahead is wearing them out due to the non- zero running angle.

How much do lift kits cost?

Lift kits of the lower scale category can raise a truck by two to five inches and typically cost anywhere between $400 to $12,000. Lift kits of the higher scale category can raise a truck by six inches or more and usually cost $10,000 to $15,000. Standard leveling kits are typically in the range of $200 to $1,000.

What is a Jeep body lift?

A body lift is an inexpensive and easy way to lift a Jeep Wrangler. Additional space is added between the body and frame and provides 1 to 3 inches of lift while also keeping the suspension and wheels stock.

Do you need new shocks with a 2.5 inch lift?

Next up is a 2” or 2.5” lift, typically consisting of spacer and add-a-leaf kits. At this point, you’ll also usually need new shock absorbers with longer tubes. You’ll also notice a difference in handling with a medium-height lift kit like this.

How do you tell if a Jeep has been lifted?

Look for spacers, or plastic discs, on top of the springs. From the pic, it looks like you have some lift. Park it next to a stock jeep and take a pic.

How do you install a 2.5 lift kit on a Jeep Wrangler?

Rough Country 2.5″ Lift install on a Jeep Wrangler

Does a 2 inch lift make a difference?

If you raise the front only between 2 or 2 ½ inches, you’re leveling. It brings the front and rear tires level and brings the face up. The truck loses its nose-to-the-ground look and replaces it with a front-and-center stare.

What’s better leveling kit or lift kit?

A leveling kit essentially levels the front of the vehicle to match the stock height of the back, with a maximum lift of about two inches in the front. A lift kit lifts the truck much higher into the air, but requires far more time and energy to add in what is basically a new suspension system.

Are leveling kits worth it?

A leveling kit is a perfect addition if you are looking to improve off-roading capabilities. Higher ground clearance and larger tires are ideal when venturing into mud, dirt, rocks, sand, and other terrains. It will prevent the front bumper and other parts from being damaged by rocks and debris.

How do I lift my Jeep Wrangler?

How to Lift a Jeep Wrangler (JL, JK & TJ)

  1. Remove the front lower shock bolts.
  2. Remove brake line bracketry and any other harnesses that might get pulled on while lifting/dropping the axle.
  3. Remove the sway bar end links.
  4. Remove the track bar bolts.
  5. Lower the axle to remove the coil springs.
  6. Remove the factory spring spacers.

How long does it take to install a 2.5 lift kit?

thanks! Probably 4 to 6 hours of pro labor for a basic 2″ or 2.5″ lift.

How long does it take a shop to install a lift kit?

Installing a lift kit is fairly straightforward. However, it’s also time consuming. It takes an experienced professional between 5 to 7 hours to install the kits. A private citizen with some experience working on cars usually takes all weekend.