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Old Man Emu 2 to 2.25-Inch Light Load Suspension Lift Kit with Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Coil Spring Suspension Lift Kit
      • Designed for Models without Heavy Upgrades
      • Provides 2-2.25 Inches of Lift
      • Includes Rear Track Bar Bracket
      • Nitrogen Shocks Provide a Firm Off Road Rid
      • Terrain Tested in Australia's Outback
      • 3 Year Limited Warranty
      • For 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Models


      Upgraded Performance. This Old Man Emu Light Load Lift kit is made specifically for JKU owners who plan on maintaining their Wrangler with stock bumpers and minimal upgrades. Trail tested in Australia's roughest terrains, this kit provides superior on and off road performance. After installation you'll see 2-2.25 inches of lift and experience increased ground clearance for articulation to overcome the obstacles ahead of you.

      Durable Construction. This OME Light Kit comes complete with high grade, progressively wound springs and nitrogen charged with triple staged valving and varying shock rates in the front and rear for a firm and sporty ride. This kit comes complete with a rear track bar relocation bracket for improved handling and control.
      Warranty. Old Man Emu provides a 3 year limited warranty on their Light Load Lift Kit giving you full protection against defects no matter where the road or trail takes you.

      Application. The Old Man Emu 2-2.25 Inch Light Load Lift Kit w/Shocks is designed for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (4 door) models. It features spring rates to handle the weight of a stock Wrangler and will not accommodate heavy aftermarket bumpers or winch upgrades.

      Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

      Old Man Emu OMEJK4DLKS

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (5)

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      Ratings Summary

      5.0 out of 5 overall rating from 5 customers

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      • February 19, 2018

        5 2015 Wrangler - QuadFan Installation Time: Afternoon

        Jeep JKU 15 Install...

        I installed this lift on a 2015 JKU. After 8 hours of perfecting every bit of the install it looked perfect. This lift is sitting at 3.25 inches after install on a factory JKU sport that’s got nothing stored inside and has a hard top. Instructions online are missing the pan hard relocation bracket and bump stops. -Bump Stops are installed on the rear.. -Panhard Relocation bracket is installed on the rear.. -Make sure to torque everything down with a torque wrench and get an alignment at the dealer when you are done.

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      • December 05, 2017

        Review shared from Old Man Emu 2.5 in. Light Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 2 Door)

        5 2010 Rubicon - Islander10 Installation Time: Afternoon

        2010 islander

        Install was straight forward on rear you do need to put load on rear to get bottom of shocks to line up front was a little more time to figure out due to length of new springs and to top shock bolt an adjustable track bar would have made putting back together a lot easier ride has definitely improved over stock got ful 2 1/2 inches with steel bumpers on front and rear sons friend had a lift in his garage definitely helped

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      • May 10, 2017

        5 2017 Wrangler - William Installation Time: Afternoon

        Smooth ride with Old Man Emu

        Easy installation with a Good Friend 4.5 hours. Took it on some middle of the road trails here in Arizona, exceptionally smooth ride on the wash boards and dips.

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      • April 29, 2017

        Review shared from Old Man Emu 2.5 in. Light Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 2 Door)

        5 2015 Wrangler - David Installation Time: Afternoon

        Easy install

        It took 5 hours to complete the install, you only still on home. Very good ride.

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      • July 20, 2016

        5 2015 Wrangler Unlimited - nocowillys Installation Time: Afternoon

        Great lift.

        Replaced my TF budget boost with this lift and couldn't be happier. Rides much better.

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      Questions & Answers (13 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      With this lift what is the biggest size tire can you have?

      • Hello, I would recommend a 33" tire size just to make sure there is no rubbing or clearance issues.

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      Is this kit complete? Do I need anything else to get up and running well?

      • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Light Load Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-17 Wrangler JK 4-Door) will be a complete kit and no additional parts would be needed.

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      Have a 2016 Jeep JKU Rubicon. From all that I have read I Am Confused on the light load vs the heavy load lift. ARB rep recommended light coils for the front and HD for the rear. However, they do not make a kit for that. I have a lightweight AL front bumper w/winch. Think only 65 lbs for the winch. the bumper is lighter than stock. I have a hardtop w/Gobi roof rack. Future rear bumper w/o tire carrier. Will go to 34x10.5 tires at the most. Which is only about 6 extra lbs for the spare. I have added a transmission skid plate. I've read that the HD is quite bouncy if you do not have all that extra weight. I'd like your opinion on which kit, the sport or the HD?

      • Contact Josh at ARB-USA. [email protected] Sounds to me like you need the light unless you're putting a heavy steel bumper on the front. Josh will get you sorted.

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      I've got a 2016 Sahara with Rubicon HR bumpers, 32" wheels, and I'll probably add a Warn VR8-S. I'd like a small amount of lift, 2-2.5", and run this as a daily driver. Would this be a good setup without a loss of streetability? Also, does this kit need an exhaust spacer or anything else not included?

      • This would be a great kit for your Jeep. You will need the exhaust spacer for your 2016 Wrangler.

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      Will this kit eliminate the front rake?

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      8 More Questions
      I have a the Magnaflow dual exhaust on my 2015 Jeep Wrangler. Is there a conflict with installing this lift kit? I ask because one of the questions/answers mentions exhaust spacers... 0 answer
      Do I need a longer sway bar link in my 2014 jk 2 door ?? 1 answer
      Does this kit require the use of wheel spacers if using stock 17” wheels? I am looking at running 285 75r17. 1 answer
      Will it need extended Sway-bars? Will it need extended Brake lines? 1 answer
      I have new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (17" rims) and use for my daily driver - almost exclusively on-highway. Do you have a kit that will provide for a much smoother highway ride from this thing? 1 answer
      I own a Rubicon Hard Rock edition. Do plan on getting a winch installed on factory bumper. Currently have full safari rack installed. Should I go with light duty or heavy duty system? 1 answer
      With the OME light kit, do you recommend also adding exhaust spacers and geometry correction brackets? I've read that since the shocks aren't as long flexed as some of the lifts closer to 2.5" (e.g., TF), that you won't need all the additional components like sway bar links and brake relocation brackets. Thank you again. 1 answer
      What are the part # for front and rear springs in this kit? 1 answer

      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (2) Front shocks
      • (2) Rear shocks
      • (2) Front springs
      • (2) Rear springs
      • (2) Coil trim spacers
      • (1) Track bar bracket
      • Hardware

      Tech Specs

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

      • JK Rubicon 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
      • JK Wrangler 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18