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Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 2 Door)

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    Features & Details

    • Heavy Load 2-2.5 Inch Suspension Lift Kit
    • Ideal for Use with Aftermarket Bumpers and Winch
    • Fits Up to 33 Inch Tires
    • Includes Nitrocharger Sport Shocks
    • Engineered for on and Off Road Performance
    • 3 Year Limited Warranty
    • Fits 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Models
    Upgraded Performance. This Old Man Emu Heavy Load Lift kit is made specifically for JK owners who are upgrading to aftermarket bumpers, winches and tire carriers. Trail tested in Australia's roughest terrain, this lift kit provides superior on and off road performance even under the extra weight of aftermarket options. Depending on your upgrades you'll see 2-2.5 inches of lift and experience increased ground clearance to overcome trail obstacles ahead of you.

    Durable Construction. This OME Heavy Kit comes complete with high grade, progressively wound springs and nitrogen charged shocks 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 Heavy Load Lift Kit giving you full protection against defects no matter where the road or trail takes you.

    What Does It Fit? The Old Man Emu 2 Inch Heavy Load Lift Kit w/Shocks is designed for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler 2 door models equipped with after market bumpers and accessories. Not intended for stock weight Wranglers.

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

    MPN# OMEJK2DHKS

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

    What's in the Box
    • (2) Front coil springs
    • (2) Rear coil springs
    • (2) Front shocks
    • (2) Rear shocks
    • (1) Rear track bar relocation bracket
    • 10mm front trim packers
    • Hardware
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        Questions & Answers (20)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Would this kit need a brake line relocation bracket for stock brake lines?

        • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Lift Kit does not require brake line relocation for normal usage, however for applications where full suspension articulation is required it is recommend to relocate the brake lines as a safety precaution.

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        Is there any other parts suggested to complete this kit?

        • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-17 Wrangler JK 4-Door) does not include an exhaust spacer, you will need the exhaust spacer for 2012 and newer JK.

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        I keep seeing reference to this giving a 3 inch lift. The 2" lift is exactly where I want to be for my 2017 JKU. I'm hoping to get as large of wheels then without re-gearing - ideally something close to a 34". Does this truly hit a 2" lift?

        • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Lift Kit w/ Shocks will provide 2-2.5 inches of lift depending on aftermarket mods.

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        I have a Jeep JK with steel bumper on the front, stock bumper on back with stock wheel mounted. I plan to install a winch and steel bumper on the back in the future but it may be awhile. Will this kit be to harsh of a ride with my current setup?

        • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-17 Wrangler JK 4-Door) will definitely support that set up and the ride will not be harsh,

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        Will this kit affect my electronic suspension control or my front end alignment?

        • The Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-17 Wrangler JK 2-Door) would require you to upgrade your electronic swaybar disconnects to accommodate for the extra suspension height. As well, after lifting your vehicle, you should have it professionally aligned.

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        10 More Questions
        Will this work with stock driveshafts ? 1 answer
        Will this eliminate factory rake? I'm thinking about buying this lift and I was wondering if it will take out the factory rake with a bumper and winch up front? Or am I going to have to buy spacers or something to put up front too? 2 answers
        I was curious about how much this will change the ride. I carry a fair number of heavy tools in my Jeep and was looking for a little heavier suspension to compensate, but I was hoping to keep the same ride more or less...will these change the ride feel? Thanks 1 answer
        In this kit do I need to buy a modifications to the exhaust or driveshaft? In this kit do I need to buy a modifications to the exhaust or driveshaft, to avoid contact between the driveshaft and exhaust when suspension is at full droop? 1 answer
        I am looking to add this lift kit to my 1.25 inch body lift. making my total lift 3.25 inches. What other adjustments such as exhaust spacer, pinion angle, brake relocation brackets, ect. will I need to get? If any. 1 answer
        My HD lift kit came with 2 bump stop extensions. Are these for front or rear? (Jeep TJ) 1 answer
        Are HD or heavy springs available for the 4" kit? I carry a large rear steel bumper with tire, 2 Jerry cans, shovel, hi-lift, Gobi Rack, rooftop tent, toolbox, fridge and camping supplies. Looking for a lift within my budget to support all this weight. 1 answer
        What's needed with this lift to keep the electronic disconnect working on a 2018 JKU Rubicon? 1 answer
        How much lift will I get total if I’m to install 33” tires? 1 answer
        For a all stock 2016 jku sport automatic and the OMEJK4 lift can i use correction brackets with this lift instead of the control arm washers they provide to correct the caster angle and which brackets will be great for this kit. Also the rear it should be dead center with just that rear trackbar bracket at drive height ? Are step by step instructions including with the kit 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (26) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.6

          out of 5 stars

          Installation Time:Full Day

          Installation Cost:$500-$1000

          • Appearance 4.884615 4.9
          • Bang For Your Buck 4.615385 4.6
          • Onroad Ride Quality 4.692307 4.7
          • Offroad Capability 4.730769 4.7



          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            August 31, 2019

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Great look and great ride

            I installed this kit on my 08JKU. I already loaded it down with HD bumpers, winch and sliders. I was constantly bottoming out but now I go my Jeep back. After the install the jeep is about 3.5 inches higher but I believe that is due to the pre-install loading on the stock springs. The ride is great and although its a little higher than I wanted I think this is a great kit. My son and I installed the kit in a day but this could have been

            Jeepers

            Year: 2008Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            July 28, 2019

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Improved Ride

            If nothing else the ride quality improvement is worth purchasing this kit. I gained the exact height advertised. Install was straight forward took about 4 hours including “beverage” break.

            PAJeeper

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Shop Install

            Installation Cost: $250-$500

            April 29, 2019

            Review from Old Man Emu 4 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

            After 4 months of research

            I had a hard time deciding which lift to go with. Been researching pros and cons, and asking lots of questions. I'm very happy with Old Man Emu lift. Rides higher than 4 inches, but still excellent On Road. I haven't had a chance to take it off road yet. This has been worth the extra $300 of my original price limit.

            MikeS

            Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (3)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            February 13, 2019

            Great bang for the buck lift

            This lift is advertised as an 1.5 to 2" heavy duty lift. I was thrilled to see it up around 3" on completion. Even though I have custom steel bumpers, that add a lot of weight to my rig. This lift was the final touch my 2012 Wrangler needed. The ride, and the looks are great.

            LloydK

            Year: 2012Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            November 18, 2018

            Great kit!

            Directions would've been a lot nicer but an internet search provided a decent set. This lift ended up adding 3 or more inches to my ride height. So far I am very pleased.

            PatrickE

            Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (8)

          • 3/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            May 03, 2018

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            NOT WHAT I EXPECTED

            I HAVE BARRICADE FRONT and REAR BUMPERS, WINCH, HEAVY TIRE CARRIER AND HEAVY TIRE and WHEEL SETUP. WANTED A 2 IN. LIFT AND THIS SOUNDED JUST RIGHT. LIFT HEIGHT ENDED UP BEING 3 INCHES AND THE RIDE IS A LITTLE ROUGHER. ALSO HAD NO INSTRUCTIONS THAT I COULD FIND. NOT SURE WHAT I WILL DO BUT I MAY GO BACK WITH THE FACTORY SPRINGS AND SHOCKS.

            JimmyD

            Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (13)

          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            April 02, 2018

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            OME does it for me

            Got this lift for a 2016 Wrangler, it would have been a little easier to do with basic instructions. Shipped fast, boxes were in drug down the road shape, but everything in good shape inside. The ride is a lot better, bought the heavy load for towing our RPod trailer, should remove the swaying of factory suspension. Wife's not too happy, she has to get a running start to get in :). Overall for the price its a good buy.

            BillyJ

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (15)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            March 09, 2018

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            2 inch ome lift

            This is an awesome lift. Overall the ride quality seems to have improved from the stock ride. I will say this lift with stock bumpers etc ends up higher than 2 inches. I did not need brake relocation kits. I do highly recommend adjustable track bars and sttering stsbilizer though. It makes life much easier on the install and helps with the overal stability.

            StevenG

            Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (10)

          • 3/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            December 28, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Great Lift, INSTALL WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK IT

            I got this lift. all the parts a high quality but it came with NO INSTRUCTIONS AT ALL. Luckily i found a write up that was helpful. i was luck the hobby shop where i work on my car had spring compressors otherwise they would have NEVER fit. SERIOUSLY consider brake line extensions this is bigger then 2 inches and my lines are almost always uncomfortably tight. If i did it again get a different lift but get these shocks.

            FrancisH

            Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (21)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            November 17, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 4 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

            Excellent but not specific!

            This is an amazing lift, the ride quality is excellent and better than stock. I cannot comment on install since a shop did it for me. However, if you’re buying this for. 2 door I recommend two things, go 37’s and be ready for a high lift. This lift is normally sold as “heavy load” and if you’re rig isn’t carrrying roof rack and winch it will sit higher than 4 inches.

            Emillia

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (14)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            October 22, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Lived up to the hype

            Installed it on my own in about four hours. Everything lined up well and went on fairly easy. Gained more height than 2" even though I'm running heavy front and rear bumpers, 10k winch, dual battery etc. Ride is comparable to stock, perhaps slightly better.

            JimD

            Year: 2015Submodel: Rubicon

            Helpful (14)

          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            October 19, 2017

            2011 JK 2dr

            This has been a great suspension, but it did end up giving me 3”of lift. Because of the greater lift I had to purchase a track bar, front lower control arms, and break line extensions for the rear.

            BryonR

            Year: 2011Submodel: Rubicon

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          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            August 15, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            OME

            Good ride so far expecting it to improve after a week of settling, a little stiff right now, but, better than stock.

            RobertG

            Year: 2012Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (13)

          • 1/5

            June 02, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 4 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

            Not Good

            Order the lift kit. It arrived with resealed packaging. No instruction manual to be found anywhere either in the box or online. After paying this amount of money. I should get a brand new untouched product. So far not very happy.

            MatthewJ

            Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 4/5

            May 10, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Nice quality lift.

            Had this lift installed on my 2014 Rubicon last week. Added 285/75-R17 tires at the same time. Install took the shop about two hours. Lift appears to be high quality components and the stall was straight forward. I have after market steel front and rear bumpers with a tire carrier and a 10,000 winch installed and I still saw almost 4" of lift after the install. It was a little higher than I wanted (wanted between 2"-3") but hope in will settle a little bit after some more use. I live in Southern Utah so I have plenty of opportunity to hit the trails. Happy with my purchase and Extreme Terrain had the product at my door in just a few of days. Would of gave it five stars but the higher than expected lift height took one star off.

            RobertM

            Year: 2014Submodel: Rubicon

            Helpful (13)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Shop Install

            Installation Cost: $500-$1000

            March 21, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Great lift at reasonable price

            Installed on a 2013 4 dr. JK with heavy after market bumpers with winch. Mounted 34" T-A TKO2's no rubbing and better then original ride, I researched many other lift kits and decided on the Old Man EMU Heavy Duty. The advertisement said may need steering stabilizer mounting bracket (FK50) but it was not necessary. Even with the heavy bumpers and winch I see closer to three inches with a perfect level. No regrets on purchase.

            Jack1

            Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            February 25, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Great lift.

            Gave me about 4 in, once I add a winch and new bumpers I'm sure it will settle.

            PeterL

            Year: 2011Submodel: Rubicon

            Helpful (15)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            February 13, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 4 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

            Great lift!

            This was a real nice lift that didn't really require any speciality tools. Took about 6 hours to do but be aware that you'll need the exhaust spacer for this lift. My exhaust connection bolts were rusted beyond recognition and I had to use a plasma torch to cut the nuts off the flange. That took the most time of the entire process!

            MattT

            Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (15)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Full Day

            January 29, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Nice suspension

            Great lift. No directions, but jeeps are pretty easy to figure out even for a backyard wrench turner like me. This is a gentle lift. I got 2 inches of lift. I did not want to have to get into the suspension geometry going over a few inches. The ride on the street and handling is much better. My 33inch tires rubbed on hard left turn to the stops. I got the rough country adjustable track bars as well and this corrected the issue. All and all I am very happy with the stance and ride of the jeep. You will not be disappointed with this OME lift.

            LLJolly

            Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (20)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            January 04, 2017

            Review from Old Man Emu 2 in. Heavy Load Suspension Lift Kit w/ Shocks (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK 4 Door)

            Arb/ Ome

            Not the first OME suspension component I've used. Top quality and fitment as always. Truly a better manufacturer.

            JKjunky

            Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (22)