It rides pretty firm unloaded, but I don't mind it.... I actually prefer a ride that's a bit tighter on a lifted 4x4, less body roll to combat a higher center of gravity. Around town at lower speeds it has a stiffer ride on bumps, but at freeway speeds I think the ride is great. You hit a big bump or dip on the freeway and it's very controlled, the suspension has plenty of travel to keep the JK composed on the road and ride well and you can feel it. Once it's loaded up with gear, the ride is great. Driving at speed in the dirt is where the suspension really comes into what it was built for... there is plenty of up and down-travel and the stiffer springs control the terrain very well. Loaded up with camping gear, the ride offroad is perfect. The SpeedBumps almost act like a secondary spring, when you hit a big bump that would otherwise bottom out any other suspension, they make it a nice and smooth transition, mellowing out what would have otherwise been a jarring hit and let you keep moving on with minimal drama.Hows the outback ride unloaded? I have been eyeballing this lift for AGES! Great choice on the wheels too. I had them in the cart as well, but got a super deal on a set of pro comp Rockwells.
Yeah, if you have air bags it's probably similar.Probably the way my jeep ride now with the airbags in it. I think you made a great choice on the wheels! yeah, I love my rockwells as well. Teraflex is awesome tho, I have their leveling kit, plus some other stuff. Early next year, I am going with a lot of their new stuff.
Yeah, there have been a few changes that I haven't shared here yet.... I'll get it caught up! Sounds like you have a great JK already!Any updates in 2016? I just bought a similar JK and already have the same teraflex lift, 35" KO2s, and method wheels. You've provide a ton of ideas for me (especially the rack) and I'm hoping there are more mods to consider!
I would figure out which one you will need sooner rather than later, a bumper will make way for the option of adding a winch, too. The roof rack will help you carry additional gear that you may not be able to fit inside.Very nice! Here's the current state of my JKU. Welcome any / all suggestions ...... trying to figure out if the roof rack is next or the front bumper. Speaking of which, I really like your roof rack ..... how's it holding up? Any leaks? Any feedback or suggestions on it?
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You can actually order extra slats for the FrontRunner rack if you want to make it a solid platform! It's pretty easy to install & put together, adding extra slats is no problem. I've thought about that too, you could sleep up there or use the rack as a viewing platform with a flat floor.Glad to hear you fully endorse the FrontRunner rack -- looks really cool. I'm also thinking about getting someone to fabricate slot fillers for whatever rack I go with so I can throw an after-market tent on top.
What about the Hothead Headlines? Did it make a noticeable difference? Still recommend them?
Appreciate it Scott, this Jeep does get used offroad hard & often! It won't be long before that pretty exhaust has some scrapes in it, too.Even cooler than the exhaust itself, is the pictures of the underside complete with scrapes and dings. :beer:
Glad to read you found an exhaust you like.